2022 Concerto Competition Info

About

  • Submission consisting of solo video recording of Concerto repertoire.
  • Winners will be invited to perform live with the Sempre Musick Orchestra.

Eligibility

Deadlines and Dates

  • Application and video submission deadline: April 25, 2022 (extended)
  • Results will be announced by May 1, 2022
  • Recital fee submission deadline: May 5, 2022
  • First and Second Place Winners will rehearse and perform on one of the following dates:
    • May 30, Andover, MA: all instruments (to be confirmed)
    • June 11, Manchester, NH: all instruments except piano
    • June 18, Andover, MA: all instruments including piano
    • June 19, Andover, MA: all instruments including piano
    • (Final schedule will depend on required orchestration and number of participants.)

Fees

  • Application Fee: $140.
  • Additional Winners’ Recital fees will be based on repertoire length and required instrumentation.

Awards and Prizes

  • All competitors will receive a Certificate of Participation.
  • First and Second Place Winners of the Competition will be invited to perform live with the Sempre Musick Orchestra.
  • A $100 prize will be awarded to the best performance of a Concerto by Alexander Peskanov.
  • A single Grand Prix winner will be invited to perform live as a soloist with the NH Philharmonic Orchestra during the 2022-2023 season (date TBD).

Winners' Recital

  • Winners’ Recital Fees will include a 15 to 30-minute remote coaching with the Sempre Musick Orchestra Conductor (based on the length of selected repertoire), a live rehearsal with the orchestra (on the day of the event), and live performance.
  • Fees also include two complimentary tickets to the performance.