Deadline looms for BSO Young Artist Concerto Competition

Bainbridge Symphony Orchestra’s 2020 Young Artist Concerto Competition is open to all instruments (instrumental and vocal) for young musicians, ages 11-16 for the Junior Division, 17-23 for the Senior Division, and the application deadline is Sunday, Oct. 27.

The competition will be held Dec. 10, beginning with the Junior Division at 4 p.m. followed by the Senior Division at Bainbridge Performing Arts.

Winners will have the opportunity to perform with the BSO on May 30 and May 31, 2020 at BPA.

Note: Piano applicants will not be accepted in this year’s competition; the 2021 competition will be open to piano applicants only (no instrumental or vocal).

Officials said piano applicants will be accepted exclusively during alternating years thereafter.

For more information about eligibility, competition rules and how to apply, visit www.bainbridgeperformingarts.org/young-artist-competition.

Interested parties are encouraged to contact Mario Alejandro Torres via mtorres@bainbridgeperformingarts.org.

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