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COMPETITION DATE: April 15, 2017 - UNK Fine Arts Building
The Kearney Symphony Orchestra Young Artist Competition seeks to cultivate and promote emerging musical talent from Nebraska and its surrounding states—Iowa, Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, Wyoming, and South Dakota. It will provide a regional opportunity for students’ achievements to be recognized with prizes and performance opportunities, including the possibility of a performance with KSO.
PRIZES - (total purse of $3,200)
In this fifth year of the competition, the competition will be open to pianists & string players (namely violin, viola, cello, and bass). More than one prize may be awarded to an applicant:
Grand Prize (one winner maximum) - Performance with the Kearney Symphony Orchestra during the 2016-17 season
String Prizes: First Prize - $800 Second Prize - $500 Third Prize - $300
Piano Prizes: First Prize - $800 Second Prize - $500 Third Prize - $300
Applicants to the competition must meet the following conditions:
DOWNLOAD APPLICATION PACKET (PDF) (2017 Packet available soon)
Form compatible with Adobe© Acrobat (Apple© Preview not recommended)Contact competition chair Noah Turner Rogoff with any questions.