More than 1,000 talented central Indiana students have had the unique opportunity to share the stage of the historic Hilbert Circle Theatre with their professional counterparts since Side-by-Side began in 1991. Students are auditioned and coached by members of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra. The result is a spectacular concert featuring the 100+ piece orchestra of students and professionals—a tremendously rewarding experience for the Symphony musicians, the students, and the audience.
2019-20 Side-by-Side Program
Jacob Joyce, conductor
Student Soloist, TBA*
BRAHMS | Tragic Overture, Op. 81
SHOSTAKOVICH | Symphony No. 5 in D Minor, Op. 47
*The winner of the Michael Ben and Illene Komisarow Maurer Young Musicians Contest will perform their prizewinning concerto on this concert.
For more information on this contest, click here. The deadline for applications to the Michael Ben and Illene Komisarow Maurer Young Musicians Contest is August 25.
Tuesday, October 29 and Wednesday, October 30, 2019 beginning at 4 p.m.
- Audition slots (~10 minutes) are pre-assigned and will be emailed to auditioners by October 15.
In order to prepare for your audition, please visit the link below and prepare all requirements listed for your instrument.
Audition excerpts will be emailed as applications are received!
Wednesday, January 8, 2020 – 4:30-6:30pm - Orchestra Rehearsal
Wednesday, January 15, 2020 – 4:30-6:30pm - Sectional Rehearsal with ISO Coaches (Pizza Party immediately following)
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 – 4:30-6:30pm - Orchestra Rehearsal
Wednesday, January 29, 2020 – 4:30-6:30pm - Orchestra Rehearsal
Wednesday, February 5, 2020 – 4:30-6:30pm - Orchestra Rehearsal with ISO Coaches
Wednesday, February 12, 2020 – 4:30-6:30pm - Sectional Rehearsal with ISO Coaches
Wednesday, February 19, 2020 – 4:30-6:30pm - Orchestra Rehearsal
Wednesday, February 26, 2020 - 4:30-6:30pm - Orchestra Rehearsal
Tuesday, March 3, 2020 - 9am-4pm - Orchestra Rehearsal with the ISO (Students will be provided with absence letters to school administration)
Wednesday, March 4, 2020
Hilbert Circle Theatre
Tickets on Sale: Monday, November 18, 2019
Questions? Contact Perry Accetturo
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Elba L. & Gene Portteus Branigin Foundation
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