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Fidelity Investments Young Artists Competition

Massachusetts high school students audition for a chance to perform at a Spring Pops concert at Symphony Hall.

Photo: 2019 Fidelity Investments Young Artists Winners

THE COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED.

Congratulations to the 2022 Fidelity Investments Young Artists Competition Winners!

  1. Andrew Kim, 15, Cello, Weston High School
  2. Fei Yang-Sady, 14, Violin, Concord- Carlisle High School
  3. Leah Steinman, Vocalist, 17, Natick High School
  4. Adalia Wen, Guzheng, 14, The Rivers School of Weston

The Fidelity Investments Young Artists Competition at the Boston Pops is a competition for talented high school instrumentalists and vocalists (soloists and ensembles of up to five members) performing music of any genre. Up to four acts will be selected to perform at a Boston Pops concert, which will be part of our Spring Pops season programming. As a winner, artists will get the opportunity to work with world-class musicians from the Boston Pops and receive one-on-one coaching with Maestro Keith Lockhart in preparation for your performance.

Competition Timeline: All finalists must be available to attend all concert activities on the following dates:

  • Application deadline: Thursday, March 31, 2022
  • Live audition: Tuesday, April 12, 2022, 4-8pm
  • Announcement of winners: Thursday, April 14, 2022
  • Rehearsals (coaching session dates and times will be mutually agreed upon between winner and coach): please plan for rehearsals on some of the following Saturdays: May 7, 2022; May 14, 2022; May 21, 2022; May 28, 2022
  • Rhythm section rehearsal: Monday, June 6, 2022
  • Boston Pops Orchestra rehearsal: Tuesday, June 7, 2022
  • Boston Pops concert: Tuesday, June 7, 2022

For additional information, please contact yac@bso.org.