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The Dr. Carol Vasconcellos Youth Concerto Competition

The Dr. Carol Vasconcellos Youth Concerto Competition recognizes students of exceptional musical talent. First prize is $1,000; second prize is $500. The winner will be invited to perform with the Brockton Symphony Orchestra during their regular concert season.

This year, in accordance with the Governor's guidelines, the Youth Competition auditions are open to all instrumentalists, with the exception of woodwind and brass players.

Students must be between the ages of 12 and 18 and in middle or high school as of the date of the audition. Past first- and second-prize winners are not eligible.

Participants should prepare two contrasting movements of a standard concerto for the audition. An accompanist is optional.

2021 Dr. Carol Vasconcellos Youth Concerto Competition Details

Registration Begins: Monday, Sept. 13, 2021. First come, first served.

Registration Deadline: Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2021, or until all slots are filled.

Entrance Fee: Submit $25 entrance fee after registering to audition
(non-refundable in case of withdrawal or failure to appear at audition)

Audition Date: Saturday, November 13, 2021 from 9:00AM to 4:30PM

Location: Christ Congregational Church, 1350 Pleasant Street, Brockton, MA 02301

Click here to apply online

If you have already applied at the above link and are not on the waiting list, you can click here to see the payment options for the entrance fee.