Young Musicians Contest
Follow in the footsteps of winners of the Michael Ben and Illene Komisarow Maurer Young Musicians Contest who are now musicians in orchestras across the nation, including the ISO! The Michael Ben & Illene Komisarow Maurer Young Musicians Contest encourages accomplished young Indiana musicians (through grade 12) to set and achieve goals of technical and artistic excellence by providing an opportunity to perform in a competitive setting.
Beginning in the 2019-20 season, the winner of the Young Musicians Contest will perform their prizewinning concerto with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra during our annual Side-by-Side Concert.
The Young Musicians Contest will proceed as scheduled for the 2020-21 Season. Preliminaries and Finals will take place digitally and the winner's performance will be rescheduled as needed. We are accepting recordings from now through September 12**. Due to safety concerns presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, recordings for this contest can be unaccompanied. Review the 'Rules' document below for more information!
**DEADLINE EXTENDED TO SEPTEMBER 12
As of September 1, we will now be accepting submissions until 11:59pm on Saturday, September 12.
2020-21 Preliminaries are now open!
Prizewinner will perform the winning concerto with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra at the annual Side-by-Side Concert.
In recognition of the many volunteers who generously and enthusiastically give their time to prepare for this contest.
In honor of M. Porter and Frances M. Murphy through the Murphy Family Charitable Trust.
FINALIST AWARDS OF EXCELLENCE
All prizes will be awarded at the discretion of the judges.
FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT:
ISO Association Office - 317.262.4068 or MaurerYoungMusiciansContest@gmail.com
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