2019 Instrumental Competition for Young Artists

The 2019 Instrumental Competition for Young Artists will be held onĀ April 27, 2019.


Application Deadline: April 13, 2019

The Kennett Symphony will sponsor its annual Instrumental Competition for Young Artists on Saturday, April 27, 2019 at 12:00 noon at the Kendal at Longwood Auditorium, Kennett Square, PA.

The competition is limited to twenty 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.

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