Student Concerto Competition 2022

Application Deadline: Friday, October 14, 2022

Requirements for Eligibility:

  1. The applicant must not yet have graduated from high school.
  2. The competition is open to all instruments.
  3. Applicant must provide their own accompanist (students may not audition without one), except for piano soloists.
  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 (11/21/22 and 11/28/22), the dress rehearsal (12/2/22), and additional rehearsals as scheduled by the Music Director.
  7. Applicant must be available for any time slot assigned to them between 12:00 PM and 4:00 PM on the competition day. They may specify whether they prefer the earlier or later period; although, there will be no guarantees on a time preference, we will try to accommodate it as best as we can.
  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.

Important Dates:

• Friday, October 14, 2022: Deadline to apply for the Student Concerto Competition

• Sunday, October 23, 2022: Student Concerto Competition

• Sunday, December 4, 2022: Concert featuring winner of Student Concerto Competition


Please print .pdf application, fill out, and mail your completed application and check to:

Waltham Philharmonic Orchestra
P.O. Box 541188
Waltham, MA 02454-1188

Click here to view past Concerto Competition Winners (Page will be updated soon.)