Student Concerto Competition

Portsmouth Symphony Orchestra Young Artist Concerto Competition

The Portsmouth Symphony Orchestra is pleased to announce its Young Artist Concerto Competition. The competition date will be Saturday, March 30, 2019 (time slot between 10am and noon) at The Woods Campus (Riverwoods) (For those using GPS the Woods address is 7 RiverWoods Drive, Exeter, NH 03833) and is open to contestants

  • Currently attending high school
  • Performing on Performing on Orchestral Instruments (including saxophone, guitar and piano)
  • Who live within New Hampshire or the Seacoast region of Maine and Massachusetts (from Beverly to York)
  • Who have not formerly been a Portsmouth Symphony Orchestra Concerto Competition winner

Please see the Application for other requirements including repertoire requirements. The concert date is Sunday, June 2, 2019 at the Music Hall in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. To enter, print the Application and return with

  • Preliminary round video submitted on disk or located online
  • Signed Application Form
  • Sealed letter of recommendation from current or most recent instructor
  • $25 non-refundable application fee made out to Portsmouth Symphony Orchestra (application fee can be waived; if in need please contact PSO)

postmarked no later than Friday, February 15, 2019, to:

Portsmouth Symphony Orchestra
Att: Competition
PO Box 8391
Portsmouth, NH 03802

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