BSO Concerto Competition

Since 1959, the BSO has hosted a Concerto Competition for high school instrumentalists who are at an advanced level in their musical study.
The competition will recognize one first-place winner who will perform their concerto with the BSO during a BSO Family Concert. The competition is open to sophomore, junior, and senior high school instrumentalists who reside in the state of Massachusetts.

We are now accepting applications for the BSO Concerto Competition 2019! Please click here to access the application. Applications are due on January 18, 2019.

Recording Submissions: In place of mailing in a CD, applicants are also welcome to submit recordings via the BSO’s Concerto Competition Dropbox request folder by clicking here. Clearly label the recording with your first & last name, last name of the composer, name of the piece, and movement number.  PLEASE NOTE, we do still need to receive your application fee and application page.