Members of the Greater North Texas Youth Orchestra were given the opportunity to compete for a solo spot with the GNTYO symphony orchestra.
1. Competition is for Symphony students.
2. Philharmonic students may enter by approval only.
3. Students must provide their own accompanist.
4. Repertoire submitted by student is subject for approval.
APPLICATION FORM HERE
Contestants of the 2023 GNTYO concerto competition.
2023 Distinguished Judges
Jia Xi Li, Associate Concertmaster of the McKinney Philharmonic Orchestra.
Dr. William Pratt, Principal Trumpet of the McKinney Philharmonic Orchestra.
Hsun Chen, Assistant Cello Principal of the McKinney Philharmonic Orchestra.
Ashley Rollins, Substitute oboe and English Horn with the McKinney Philharmonic Orchestra.
We are proud of our concerto competition winners!
Katie Cox, Violin
Devin Drinan, Trombone
Joseph Jung, Cello
Noelle Smurawa, Clarinet
Visit our news page to learn more about these students.