Contact & Location


Lionel Hampton School of Music

Physical Address:
Corner of Blake & W. Sweet Ave.
PHONE: 208-885-6231
FAX: 208-885-7254

Mailing Address:
Lionel Hampton School of Music
c/o University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 4015
University of Idaho
Moscow, Idaho 83844-4015

Concerto/Aria Competition

UI Symphony Orchestra

- The Competition is open to MUSA 115, 124, 134, 324, 334, 524 and 534 students,
who have auditioned and been nominated by their studio professors.

- Repertoire for instrumental applicants: a piece with orchestral accompaniment, or
one or two movements from a Concerto, not exceeding 25 minutes in length.
For singers: one or two opera aria(s).

- All selections must be memorized, and performed in its entirety (compositions with
multiple soloists are exceptions), and with piano accompaniment.

- There will be two rounds of competition, with the preliminary round held in mid-
November in the various Areas of LHSOM (voice, keyboard, strings,
woodwind, and brass/percussion), with a maximum of 3 (three)
competitors sent to the Finals from each area.

- Area coordinators are requested to administer the preliminary round, and submit
the list of finalists.

- The Competition Finals will take place in December of each year.

- The winner(s) shall perform with the UI Symphony Orchestra on the March
Concert following the competition.

- Competition Application Fee: $35.00 (payable in the Music Office).

- The Competition Finals will be open to the public.

- An applicant may win once as an Undergraduate, and once as a Graduate student.

- Applicants may not have won the Competition in the immediately preceding
Academic Year.

For further details, please contact Prof. Cseszko at:

Office: 885-7244
E-mail: or