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Concerto Competition

The South Kansas Symphony 2017 Concerto Competition will take place on March 4, 2017. There are two divisions. Senior Division is open to all current Southwestern College students. Junior Division is open to 12-18 year old musicians from Kansas and Oklahoma and past attendees of the Cole Family Summer Music Festival. It is open to all instruments and voice.

Senior Division Prizes:

  • 1st Prize – Solo performance with the South Kansas Symphony (April 30, 2017) + $300 award
  • 2nd Prize - $150 award

Junior Division Prizes:

  • 1st Prize – Solo performance with the South Kansas Symphony (April 30, 2017) + $200 award + full scholarship to the 2017 Cole Family Summer Music Festival
  • 2nd Prize - $100 Award + Half scholarship to the 2017 Cole Family Summer Music Festival
  • 3rd Prize – $50 Award + $100 scholarship to the 2017 Cole Family Summer Music Festival

Application Deadline: February 4, 2017. Entry fee is $25.00. The competition will be held at Southwestern College. The 2017 Concerto Competition Application form needs to be filled out and turned in by this deadline. 


2015 South Kansas Symphony Concerto Competition Finalists

Junior Division

1st Place - Allison Tung, piano

        Rachmaninoff Concerto No. 2, 1st Movement

2nd Place - Garrett VanArsdale, clarinet

        Rossini Introduction, Theme, and Variations

3rd Place - Kaela Massey, violin

        Wieniawski Legende


Senior Division

1st Place - Deborah Martin, piano

        Hayden Concerto in D Major, 1st Movement


2016 South Kansas Symphony Concerto Competition Finalists

Junior Division

1st Place - Thomas Mondry, piano 

        Shostakovich Concerto No. 2, Op. 102, 1st Movement 

2nd Place - Aidan Filbert Wells, piano

        Mozart Concerto No. 23, K. 488, 1st Movement

3rd Place - Caleb Renner, trombone

        Capuzzi Concerto for Double Bass, Andante and Rondo


Senior Division

1st Place - Leslie Wofford, flute

        Mozart Concerto No. 1, K. 313, 1st Movement

2nd Place - Eva Farid, violin

        Vivaldi, Summer from "The Four Seaasons", 1st Movement

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