Rensselaer Orchestra's Concerto Competition Announcement

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The School of Humanities Arts and Social Sciences is pleased to announce the Rensselaer Orchestra's Concerto Competition for the 2021-22 school year! To be eligible, students must be enrolled in the orchestra, concert choir, chamber ensembles, or obtain special permission from Professor Tamara Dworetz. To audition, please submit a video recording of yourself performing 1 movement from a concerto or other stand-alone work for solo instrument and orchestra by January 9th, 2022. Accompaniment is not required for the video audition. Please upload your video to YouTube or Vimeo and submit the link to Professor Dworetz at Make sure the video is marked unlisted.


The winner of the competition will perform along with the orchestra in the HASS Performing Ensembles Spring Concert on April 28. If you wish to participate, please email Professor Dworetz ( by Wednesday, December 8th with the following information:

1) Name

2) Instrument

3) Class standing

4) Musical Background

5) Repertoire Choice(s) - please include some back-ups

6) Confirmation of your enrollment in HASS ensembles in Spring 2022.

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