Music Department


Concerto Competition

MIT Symphony Orchestra
Adam Boyles, Music Director

Competition Date: First week in February.


  • An MIT student soloist will be selected each spring to perform with the MIT Symphony.
  • Open only to MIT students and current MITSO students. Soloists who have already performed with the MIT Symphony Orchestra are not eligible.
  • Concerto selection must be submitted before November 1st for approval by the Music Director.
  • The entire work must be prepared for the audition. Accompanists are required but will not be provided. Please arrive at least 5 minutes prior to your audition time and be ready to play.
  • Decision by the Music Director is final.
  • The work performed at the audition will be the work to be performed in concert.
  • The winner must be available for all the rehearsals and performances required by the Music Director. Orchestra rehearsals are held 7:30-10pm, Tue/Thur.

Entry Procedures

Applications can be obtained from the Concerts Office, Rm. 4-243.
Applications are due in the Concerts Office no later than January 15.
Contact: Jillian Scales, MITSO Manager,