Concerto Competition

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Maine High School Concerto Competition

Application is now open for the 2020 Competition:

January 17, 2020 – Applications due
February 3, 2020 – Applicants notified of selection for public audition recital
February 29, 2020 – Public audition recital at Minsky Hall, UMaine
May 17 & 18, 2020 – Winner rehearses and performs with BSO


For almost 40 years the Bangor Symphony Orchestra has been encouraging and recognizing the outstanding talents of Maine’s high school instrumentalists. We invite you to become a part of this long history by participating in the 38th Annual Maine High School Concerto Competition.

The first-prize winner for the Annas-Cupp Award will be featured in a concerto performance with the Bangor Symphony Orchestra. Don’t miss this opportunity to showcase your talents and become part of Bangor Symphony Orchestra history! Complete details are in the application.