*Please Note that Application Submission Time is Now Closed For the 2013 YACC
Held in February, the Young Artist Concerto Competition showcases the best young musicians in grades 9-12 from Kentucky and surrounding states. Two divisions- one for pianists and one for instrumentalists- hold auditions to choose a winner who receives a scholarship and the opportunity to perform with the PSO at one of their season concerts. This competition is held in conjunction with Murray State University and sponsored by Coca-Cola and Jackson Purchase Energy.
2013 Young Artist Concerto Competition
Piano and Instrumental Divisions
One performer from each division will receive the following:
1. $1,000 cash prize
2. Invitation to perform as a guest soloist with the Paducah Symphony Orchestra during the 2013-2014 Season.
3. Music Scholarship to Murray State University (if eligible)
Applicants must be currently enrolled in high school (grades 9-12) and a minimum age of 14 by January 1, 2013
Application must be submitted by January 1, 2013.
Finalists from each division will be selected to perform in a final competition at Murray State University on February 3, 2013.
To apply, fill out and submit the form below. There is a $50 entry fee. You will recieve a confirmation email upon submission of your entry form that includes information on how to submit payment and an mp3 recording of your audition piece.
For more information, please contact the Paducah Symphony Orchestra at 270-444-0065
Click here for a printable version of the Young Artist Competition guidelines