WSO is partnering with the Bellingham Music Club! To participate in the WSO Concerto Competition go to the BMC website and register for the solo competition. The top placers in each BMC category will be invited to participate in the WSO Concerto Competition on Saturday, February 24th in the WWU Choir Room. In addition, BMC offers prize money as well, making this a true win-win!
WSO Concerto Competition winners will receive the following:
1st Place: $500 scholarship and a performance with the Whatcom Symphony Orchestra!
2nd Place: $250 scholarship
3rd Place: $100 scholarship
Repertoire will be the participant’s choice. The requirement is that the piece have orchestral accompaniment and be a movement from a concerto. Vocalists may choose an aria in lieu of a concerto movement. Participants may perform a different piece than you performed for the BMC competition. Participants are required to provide their own accompanist.