2018 Instrumental Competition for Young Artists

Kennett Symphony Instrumental Competition

The 2018 Instrumental Competition for Young Artists will be held onĀ April 21, 2018

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Application Deadline: April 7, 2018

The Kennett Symphony will sponsor its annual Instrumental Competition for Young Artists on Saturday, April 21, 2018 at 1:00 pm at the Kendal at Longwood Auditorium, Kennett Square, PA.

The competition is limited to sixteen gifted young musicians in grades 9 to 12, each of whom will perform a classical composition or movement of a larger work for solo instrument and orchestra. The Young Artist Competitions provide an invaluable performance experience for these aspiring student musicians who have achieved a high level of proficiency.

The competition is open to the public and free of charge. Each of the young musicians will be judged by a panel of professional musicians.

Three prizes will be awarded:
First prize: $750 cash award and the opportunity for a solo performance with the Kennett Symphony
Second prize: $300
Third prize: $100.

Funding for the competition is provided in part through the generosity of the Mushroom Festival, Inc. and the Kennett Run Charities.

The competition is chaired by Paul and Irena Merluzzi. For more
information, contact the Kennett Symphony office at 610-444-6363.