2024 Events

Sempre Musick offers a variety of events open to musicians of all ages. Please see below for an overview.

Our live performances are held in Andover, MA.  

If you have any questions about what events might be appropriate for you, please do not hesitate to Contact Us

Concerto Competition

  • The Concerto Competition is an opportunity for amateur and pre-professional musicians to perform as a soloist with a professional orchestra.
  • Our rich repertoire list includes not only Baroque, Classical, and Romantic concertos, but also contemporary works specially written for young musicians.
  • Open to all ages and most instruments.
  • Repertoire: one movement from a Concerto (pre-approved repertoire list or case-by-case approval). Memorization is required. 
  • Winners will be invited to perform with the professional Sempre Musick Orchestra.
  • A unique opportunity for amateur musicians to perform with a professional orchestra – without having to learn new music. 
  • Open to all ages. Instruments: piano, clarinet, violin. 
  • Repertoire: pre-approved repertoire list only. Memorization is required.
  • Winners will be invited to perform with the professional Sempre Musick Orchestra.
  • A unique opportunity for pianists to perform as a soloist with a professional ensemble. 
  • Created exclusively for Sempre Musick, we present a series of new compositions, built entirely around the Bach Two-Part Inventions.
  • Each composition consists of the original (urtext) Two-Part Invention, an additional Flute, Oboe, or Violin part, a continuo part (typically Cello), and Harpsichord.
  • Winners will be invited to perform with the Sempre Musick Baroque Ensemble.
  • For solo performers or duet participants who wish to perform on stage and gain recognition for their musical abilities by competing for awards.
  • Open to all ages and instruments, including voice.  
  • Any repertoire that fits the duration requirements is acceptable.
  • Memorization is required for solo performers. Memorization is optional for duets.
  • Winners will be invited to perform in a live Winners’ Recital. 
  • For solo or duet performers who wish to experience a performance opportunity in an encouraging environment.
  • Open to all ages and instruments, including voice. Teacher-student and parent-student duets are accepted.
  • Any repertoire that fits the duration requirements is acceptable.
  • Memorization is optional.
  • Qualified participants will be invited to perform in a live recital.