Instrumental Competition for Young Artists

2016/2017 Kennett Symphony Instrumental Competition

April 15, 2017 1:00pm
Kendal at Longwood Auditorium

The Kennett Symphony will sponsor its annual Instrumental Competition for Young Artists on Saturday, April 15, 2017 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 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 provides a $500 cash award and the opportunity for a solo performance with the Kennett Symphony, second prize is $300, and third prize is $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 further information, contact the Kennett Symphony office at 610-444-6363.

Open to students in grades 9-12
Application deadline: April 1, 2017
Click here to download the application form