Rising Star Competition

Each year, the Cascade Symphony Orchestra will select a young musician to perform as soloist with the orchestra at its annual February Children’s Concert.

To audition, applicants must submit a recording of their performance – uncut, unedited, and unaccompanied – of the piece designated for their instrument.  The winner of the competition will perform the same piece with Cascade Symphony at the Children’s Concert on February 8, 2020.

The deadline to apply is November 1, 2019

The application for 2019-2020 will be posted here  soon.


PIANO: Mozart Piano Concerto No. 17 in G major, K. 453 –  1stmovement

 VIOLIN: Mozart Concerto No. 4 in D major, K. 218  – 1st movement and cadenza

 VIOLA: JC Bach/Casadeseus, Concerto in C minor  – 1st movement

 CELLO: Haydn Cello Concerto in C major – Hob. VIIb:1 – 1st movement

BASS: Dragonetti Concerto  – 1stmovement

FLUTE: Mozart –  Concerto No. 1 in G, K. 313  – 1st movement

OBOE: Mozart, Concerto in C, K. 314  – 1stmovement

CLARINET: Carl Maria von Weber, Concerto No.1, Op. 73  – 3rd movement

BASSOON: Mozart, Concerto in B flat major, K. 191  – 1st movement

FRENCH HORN: Mozart, Horn Concerto No. 3, K. 447  – 1st movement

TRUMPET: Haydn, Concerto in E flat  – 2ndand 3rd movements together

TROMBONE/ TUBA/ EUPHONIUM: David, Concertino – 1st movement

PERCUSSION: Kreisler, Tambourin Chinois

HARP: Handel, Concerto in B flat  – 1stmovement