2023 Student Concerto Competition


Kensington Sinfonia Announces the Return of its Young Artist Concerto Competition! Held May 6 and 7, 2023 at the Mt Royal Conservatory, ED2009. 4825 Mt Royal Gate SW, Calgary, AB T3E 6K6

The winner of this competition will be featured as a soloist with Kensington Sinfonia on the season opening concert in September 2023.


Applicants must be under 21 years of age.

The applicant’s piece of choice must be composed for the applicant’s instrument and string orchestra.

Applicants need to provide their own pianists.


Registration this year is now closed. Deadline for registration was May 1, 2023.




Previous winners: 
2011:  Osmond Chiu (viola), Emily Phernambucq (flute)
2012:  Joshua Lee (cello)
2013:  Trevor Mansell (oboe)
2014:  Liam Pond (piano)

2015: Chris Fang (violin)

2016: Cameron Wong (oboe)

2017: Ephraim Chen (cello)

2018: Tilman Sandvoss (viola)

2019: Isabelle Robinson (violin) and Anna Stube (violin)