Other Musical Opportunities

Student Chamber Groups:

Players can participate a smaller ensembles composed of members of the orchestra. Ensembles performs at smaller events and at community outreach events.

Concerto Competition:

Candidate must be:

  1. Student at the College of William & Mary
  2. Studying with a member of the Applied Music Faculty in the Department of Music


    • The selected work must be
      • One or more movements of a work for a solo instrument or voice and orchestra. Double concertos are acceptable if both soloists meet the eligibility criteria above.
      • Approved by the WMSO Music Director immediately after the application deadline

Competition Requirements

    • Each candidate will receive 15 minutes of performance time and must
      • Perform excerpts from all movements that they wish to perform with the WMSO.
      • Make appropriate cuts if the work exceeds 15 minutes
      • Provide an accompanist. You are responsible for finding your own and will be disqualified if you do not have one at the competition.
      • Provide 3 copies of the score (full scores preferred, but piano reductions accepted)
      • Memorization is required only for the final performance with WMSO in April but strongly encouraged for the competition.