Student Concerto Competition

Important Dates:  

  • Wednesday, December 4, 2019:  Deadline to apply for the student concerto competition: 
  • Sunday, December 15,  2019 (10am – 2 pm):  Student concerto competition
  • Sunday, May 17, 2020, afternoon:   Concert featuring concerto competition winner

Requirements for Eligibility:

  1. Applicant must not yet have graduated from high school.
  2. The competition is open to all wind and string instruments (no piano).
  3. Applicant must provide their own accompanist (students may not audition without one).
  4. Applicant must provide a score for the jury at the time of the competition.
  5. Applicant must be able to play a different piece if the music director deems the audition
    piece inappropriate for the Waltham Philharmonic Orchestra.
  6. Applicant must be able to attend at least two regular rehearsals, the
    dress rehearsal, and additional rehearsals as stipulated by the Music Director.
  7. Applicant must be available for any time slot assigned to them between 10:00 AM
    and 2:00 PM. They may specify whether they prefer the earlier or later period; however,
    there will be no guarantees that a time preference may be accommodated.
  8. Application must be postmarked by the application deadline and received in completed
    form with $40.00 application fee made payable to Waltham Philharmonic Orchestra.

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Please mail your completed application to:
Waltham Philharmonic Orchestra
P.O. Box 541188
Waltham, MA 02454-1188

Click here to view past Concerto Competition Winners