About the competition

The ONE® Young Artist Oboe Competition is the 2nd edition of the pan European competition launched by the members of ONE® an Orchestra Network for Europe during the 2015-2019 period ONE® is more.

This 2nd edition is dedicated to the OBOE and is open to all European young oboe players born between 29 November 1994 and 30 June 1998.


This edition puts the emphasis on oboe pieces and consists of 4 rounds. The last 2 rounds will be held from 26 to 28 November 2016 at the Conservatory of music and ballet in Ljubljana, Slovenia.

With the support of the Creative Europe (Culture) Programme of the European Union, ONE® an Orchestra Network for Europe has developed a program that supports the musical development of young artists as they aim to a European career. The 4 laureates of ONE® Young Artist Competition will benefit from a fantastic European promotion tour. The members of ONE® will support their talent.

In keeping with its goal of supporting and promoting the European career of the young musicians, ONE® an Orchestra Network for Europe awards prize money to 4 outstanding competitors but will also grant them the opportunity of performing debut concerts throughout its member orchestras.

If your country is not mentioned below, you are not entitled to apply the competition.