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Northbrook Public Library Youth Solo Competition

Applications are now closed.

This friendly youth solo competition is open to all musicians (both voice and instrument) ages 11-18. Winners will be invited to perform a full recital in our Auditorium in the summer and the Grand Prize winner will be invited to perform a second recital at the Wilmette Public Library. Applications will be accepted through January 21.

Age Group: Ages 11-18 (pre-College)

Instruments: Any instrumentalist/vocalist is welcome to apply.

Repertoire: Any works from the canon of classical/art music.

  • For vocalists: Works from musical theatre are acceptable as long as they are not a majority of the program.
  • We suggest you choose works that fit into a cohesive recital format. 
  • Chamber ensembles of 3 or greater are not accepted at this time. Please choose either solo works or works with piano accompaniment.

Please fill out all of the information below. Please send any questions about the application process or competition to Madison Vienna at