2018 BYOV Concerto Competition

The Concerto Competition will be held on Saturday, November 3 and is open to members of the Concert & Symphony Orchestras. One soloist from Concert Orchestra and two from Symphony Orchestra will be chosen to perform as soloist with their orchestra at the Concerto Concert on Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at Roper Theater, Tidewater Community College.

*A solo piece with orchestral accompaniment may be selected by the participant. All music selections will be approved by the Music Director and the ensemble conductor.
*Solo must be memorized.
*BYOV will not provide piano accompanists. All participants are required to provide their own accompanist, arrange rehearsals, and communicate a mutually agreed upon audition time frame.


  • Concert Orchestra - 9:00am - 12:00pm Symphony Orchestra - 1:00pm - 5:00pm We will do our best to accommodate your request. Please provide your preferred time frame.
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Rehearsal Schedules

Detailed rehearsal schedules for each ensemble will be available to view, download, and print by August 1. Weekly rehearsal schedule timings are as follows:

MONDAYS @ Norview Middle School (Norfolk): Junior Strings 5:45-6:45pm (beginning October 7) and String Orchestra, 7:00-8:30pm (beginning September 9);

MONDAYS @ Norview High School (Norfolk): Concert Orchestra 7:00-9:00pm and Symphony Orchestra6:30-9:00pm Symphony Orchestra 6:30-9:00pm (both beginning September 9)

TUESDAYS @ Great Bridge Middle School (Chesapeake): Concert Band 6:30-8:30pm (beginning September 10) and Wind Symphony 6:30-8:30pm (beginning December 3)

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