Annual Instrumental Competition for Young Artists

April 27, 2019 @ 12:00 PM

The Kennett Symphony of Chester County will sponsor its annual Instrumental Competition for Young Artists on Saturday, April 27, 2019 at 12:00 pm 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 auditions are open to the public and are 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 $750 cash award and the opportunity for a solo performance with the Kennett Symphony, second prize is $300, and third prize is $100.

For information on how to apply, visit, or contact the Kennett Symphony at 610-444-6363.

Celebrating its 78th season, the Kennett Symphony of Chester County is Chester County’s only fully professional symphony orchestra.  Based in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, the Symphony serves residents of Southeastern Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland and New Jersey.  In addition to presenting varied and entertaining orchestral concerts, the Kennett Symphony encourages young musicians through annual Instrumental and Voice Competitions and its affiliation with the Kennett Symphony Children’s Chorus.

 Kennett Symphony

610 444 6363

P O Box 72, Kennett Square, PA 19348




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