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 recognizes two first-place winners who perform their concerto with the Boston Pops or with the BSO during a BSO Family Concert. The competition is open to sophomore, junior and senior high school instrumentalists who reside in Massachusetts.

The application deadline for the 2017 BSO Concerto Competition is Wednesday, March 1, 2017.  Please review the application PDF for competition eligibility and information.

Download the Concerto Competition Application (PDF)