CYE Concerto Competition

CYE is proud to offer our musicians the chance to perform as soloists on the historic Orchestra Hall stage! Auditions take place in January, and the winner has the opportunity to perform with the Detroit Symphony Youth Orchestra on their last Wu Family Academy Showcase Concert of the season.

The deadline to apply is Tuesday, January 2nd 2024 at 5:00pm.

View the 2024 Concerto Competition Rules.

Past Winners

SENIOR DIVISION: Evan MacLean, Violin

SENIOR DIVISION: Henry Jackson, Violin

SENIOR DIVISON: Jerusha Taylor, Violin
JUNIOR DIVISON: Anna Lee, Violin

SENIOR DIVISION: Shuheng Zhang, Piano
JUNIOR DIVISION: Jackson McDowell, Violin

If you have any questions regarding the competition, music selection, or competition rules, please contact the CYE Staff at