Registration for the 2025 Concerto and Aria Competition is open

Tuesday, February 27, 2024

Ryan Yang, 2023 contest runner up

Ryan Yang

Contest Details

Judged by professional musicians, this contest is open to any student at the University of Waterloo, including recent graduates.  For full contest details please see the competition page.  It will take place on February 8, 2025 at Conrad Grebel University College.  The deadline for entries is October 25, 2024.  Please make sure to have your contest entry approved by the Director, Daniel Warren.  Send your preferred piece to  The winner(s) will have the opportunity to play their piece accompanied by the orchestra.

Last year we had over 20 applicants, with sterling musical talent.  See contest page for previous winner videos.  This competition is sponsored by Professor Emeritus David Taylor.