2019 Concerto Competition
The Brookline Symphony is proud to announce the opening of the 2019 Concerto Competition. Please read on for details.
When: The competition will be held on Saturday, February 23, 2019
Where: We will again be holding the competition at the Brookline Music School located at 25 Kennard Rd, Brookline.
To Apply: Please submit your application here
Deadline: All applications are due by Friday, January 18, 2019
Applications will be reviewed after the application deadline and all applicants will be contacted by Monday, January 21, 2019. If your application is selected for an audition, you will receive an email regarding your schedule as well as information on how to pay the competition fee. Auditions are 10 minutes and you must have your own accompanist.
Fee: If your application is selected for an audition, you will receive an email with instructions to pay the $50 competition fee.
Repertoire: Your repertoire choice must be 30 minutes or less in length. Full pieces and individual movements are accepted. At this time, we are unable to accept double piano applications. Please note, the pieces listed below will not be accepted as they have been performed in recent years.
Beethoven - Violin Concerto
Elgar - Concerto for Cello
Mendelssohn - Violin Concerto Op. 64
Mozart - D Major Flute Concerto K314
Navarro - II Concerto for Clarinet
Ravel - Tzigane
Sibelius - Violin Concerto in D minor, Op. 47
Tomasi - Concerto for Trumpet and Orchestra
If you have any questions regarding the competition, please email Concerto@Brooklinesymphony.org
Previous Brookline Symphony Concerto Competition winners:
Orchestra Member: Andrew Heath - trumpet - Tomasi, Concerto for Trumpet and Orchestra
Community Member: Ryan Pereira - clarinet - Navarro, II Concerto
Nicolas Bass- cello - Kabalevsky, Concerto No. 1 in G Minor, Op. 49
William Laney- cello - Bloch, Schelomo
Orchestra Member: Subaiou Zhang - violin - Sibelius, Violin Concerto in D minor, Op. 47
Community Member: Yun Jae Choi - violin - Sibelius, Violin Concerto in D minor, Op. 47
Honorable Mention: Dylan Shih Wu - cello - Tchaikovsky, Pezzo Capriciosso
Orchestra Member: Weronika Balewski - flute - Mozart Concerto in D. Major K. 314
Community Member: Javier Iglesias Martin - cello - Elgar Concerto for Cello
Honorable Mention: Emmanuel Vukovich - violin - Brahms Violin Concerto
Orchestra Member: Peter Kronheimer - french horn - Strauss Concerto No. 2
Community Member: Sangyoon Kim - clarinet - Sarasate Carmen Fantasy
Honorable Mentions: Tae Kim - piano - Brahms Concerto No. 2, 1st movement. Katusaya Yuasa & Diana Searle - clarinets - Ponchielli Il Convegno Divertimento.
Orchestra Member: John Guarino- Violin- Vieuxtemp - Violin Concerto No. 5
Community Member: Fred Sienkiewicz- Trumpet- Artunian - Trumpet Concerto in Ab Major