Burbank Philharmonic Orchestra

Burbank Philharmonic Hennings-Fischer Young Artist Competition 2018

This application closed on Monday January 22, 2018.


The Burbank Philharmonic Orchestra along with the Hennings-Fischer Foundation is pleased to accept applications for the upcoming 17th annual Young Artist Competition. The competition is open to all instrumental (except piano) and opera applicants age 30 and under (as of 1-27-2018). Preliminary rounds will take place on January 24 & 25th with Finals on Saturday, January 27, 2018 (with audience). The preliminary and final rounds will take place at the Hall of Liberty, Forest Lawn Hollywood Hills, 6300 Forest Lawn Drive, Los Angeles CA 90068. There will be a grand prize winner in the instrumental and opera category and both winners will appear in a regular subscription concert in the 2018-19 season.  The winners will also receive an honorarium at the time of performance of $500.  For instrumental applicants, a full concerto from the standard repertoire is required (memorization preferred) . For singers, please prepare three contrasting arias from the standard opera repertoire. Please bring your own accompanist to the preliminary and final rounds.  If you would like to change repertoire before the competition, you do not have to contact us. Please bring one copy of a piano or solo score to the preliminary and final rounds. Recent past winners and finalists of the Burbank Philharmonic Hennings-Fischer competition have included Sopranos Julie Adams and Angela Meade and Violinists Nigel Armstrong, Aubree Oliverson, Heidi & Alexis Hatch and Qiaorong Ma.

Please contact Steven Kerstein at information@burbankphilharmonic.com with any questions regarding this application. For technical help, please contact help@yaptracker.com.

Personal Information

The competition is open to opera singers and orchestral instrumentalists, excepting pianists.
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Applicants must be age 30 and under as of January 27, 2018.

Contact Information

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Complete title and, if singer, opera and act. Instrumentalists must submit at least 1 piece. Singers must submit 3. Minimum number of selections permitted: 1. Maximum number of selections permitted: 3
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Selection 3
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Education 2
Education 3
Role 1
Role 2
Role 3
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Role 6

Resume and Bio

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Headshot

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Payment Details

Please send application fee asap as soon as application is submitted.

Checks should be made out to : Burbank Philharmonic Orchestra
P.O. Box 6345
Burbank, CA 91510-9868

Contact person: Tim Starks, Treasurer, Burbank Philharmonic Orchestra
Please note: all application fees are non-refundable.