2023-24 / Musical Opportunities
This page is designed to inform our members of musical opportunities available: concerto competitions, concert offers, scholarships, and other musical opportunities. Please use the contact information provided in the listings below for more information
Exciting Opportunity for TwoSet Violin Fans!
The popular Australian violin duo, TwoSet Violin, will be in Boston from September 26 to September 27. They will perform at Symphony Hall on September 26 at 7:30pm (currently sold out) and they will attend a marketing event at Gong cha Bubble Tea at 281 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115 on September 27 from 3:30-5:30pm.
Listening & Viewing Opportunities
Boston Lyric Opera
Check out the 2022-2023 season schedule by clicking the link
Competitions & Special Opportunities
The Boston Symphony Orchestra is pleased to announce a world-class educational opportunity for up-and-coming teenage musicians: the 2023–2024 Concerto Competition. The competition is open to all advanced high school instrumentalists in Massachusetts in the 10th through 12th grades, and the winner will have the unparalleled opportunity to perform onstage as a soloist with the BSO! Click Here for more information.
All applicants must fill out and submit the online application form and $30 registration fee by Wednesday, September 27, 2023.
Please note: The BSO has a scholarship fund in place to cover the registration fee for those with financial need. If you would like to know more about fee waivers, contact the education team at email@example.com.
Selected applicants will be invited to Symphony Hall for the live final audition round on October 12, 2023.
Please also note: Final auditions will be much sooner after applications have been submitted than in previous seasons.
The Brockton Symphony is excited to announce the Youth Concerto Competition, Saturday November 11th, 2023. BYS STUDENTS INTERESTED IN PARTICIPATING IN THIS SHOULD REQUEST A TIME THAT DOES ONT CONFLICT WITH PETER AND THE WOLF REHEARSAL OR PERFORMANCE TIMES. WE ANTICIPATE THE PERFORMANCE TO END BY 1:00pm.
Advanced instrumental students, age 12-18, are invited to participate. Partnering with The Prone Family Foundation, they offer first, second, and third place cash awards. The first place winner will be invited to perform in concert with the symphony. Registration will open Monday, September 11th and close Oct. 24th or when all slots are filled. CLICK HERE for more information.
The competition is for High School students or younger, who may audition for the Ehler's Memorial Prize and an opportunity to perform a concerto with the Concord Orchestra. The runner up may be selected to perform a pre-concert recital before on of our weekend performances. All performances will be for the concerts held on March 23 and 24, 2024. This is an exciting time to be working with the Concord Orchestra under the direction of our new Music Director, Zeke Fetrow.
The time limit for the concerto has been reduced to 25 minutes and must be complete and from memory. Auditions will be held November 15 and 16, 2023. The deadline for receipt of the application and fee is Tuesday, October 31, 2023. CLICK HERE for more information.