The Vancouver Symphony Orchestral Institute
VSOI 2021: Rejuvenate!
The application deadline for the VSOI’s new Young Musicians Program has been extended to May 17. Intermediate and advanced high school instrumentalists, ages 14-18, are invited to apply.
Additionally, a limited number of spots remain in our Professional Training Program for the following instruments: viola, cello, and bassoon. Advanced, pre-professional musicians, ages 15-28, are welcome to apply by May 17.
Auditions are invited for the 2021 Vancouver Symphony Orchestral Institute! The VSOI is a world-class summer music program offering students, aged 14-28, a one-of-a-kind experience through three exciting, inspirational opportunities. The VSOI faculty is comprised of VSO musicians and led by Maestro Otto Tausk, Music Director of the VSO.
Due to the continued health, safety, and travel challenges created by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Vancouver Symphony Orchestral Institute will be offered in a hybrid model this summer.
Students local to the Greater Vancouver area are invited to participate in an in-person Chamber Music Intensive.
Students from around the globe are invited to participate in one of our exciting, inspirational virtual programs.
Virtual VSOI: Professional Training Program
The VSOI Professional Training Program offers in-depth performance and mentorship experiences for advanced instrumentalists, conductors, and composers aspiring to a career in music.
|July 5-16, 2021
Virtual VSOI: Young Musicians Program
The VSOI Young Musicians Program is a new addition this year designed for dedicated, motivated intermediate and advanced high school instrumentalists looking to improve their skills, deepen their experience with music, and spend time with other like-minded students.
|July 5-16, 2021
VSOI Chamber Music Intensive (in-person)
Students from the Greater Vancouver area are invited to apply for an in-person Chamber Music Intensive at the VSO School of Music. In order to participate, enrolment in either the VSOI Professional Training Program or VSOI Young Musicians Program is required.
|Weekend rehearsals, June 12-July 4, at the VSO School of Music
Applications and Auditions:
We welcome auditions for the following: violin, viola, cello, double bass, flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, French horn, trumpet, trombone, bass trombone, tuba, percussion, harp, saxophone, euphonium, conducting, composition.
|Premier Education Partner
||Community Engagement Partner
|With Generous Support From:
||In Partnership With:
|Youth Development and Engagement programs
such as the VSO Institute are made possible
by the generosity of the
WILLIAM AND IRENE MCEWEN FUND
|With support from the
PETER AND MARY BRUNOLD AWARD
FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF
CLASSICAL MUSIC MAKING