The 2021 Concerto Competition is open to students in Region 5
Age Limits: 13-18 Middle School and High School (College students are not allowed to audition) and must reside in the region
Winners of the competition will receive a monetary prize as listed below. First place will record his/her piece with the Symphony of Southeast Texas. The video will then be distributed to area schools.
1st prize – $750
2nd prize – $500
3rd prize – $250
- Applications are being accepted from now until Tuesday, December 15th, 2020 at 4:00pm. NO new applications will be accepted after this deadline.
- Download and fill out the SOST Concerto Competition application form and then mail the completed form to the SOST office.
- SOST will schedule an audition time and will notify the applicant of the assigned time no later than two weeks prior to the competition date.
- All applicants must be on call to audition at any time during the afternoon of the competition, in case of potential last-minute changes.
- Auditions will take place at FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 701 Calder St, Beaumont, Sunday January 10, 2021 from 1pm – 4pm.
- The winner will be featured in our youth education concert video.
- The winner must be available for recording the concert and rehearsal on April 19 & 20, 2021.
2020 Concerto Competition winner: Seth Weeks, Nederland, TX
2019 Concerto Competition winner: Nicholas Pfister, Bridge City
2018 Concerto Competition winner: Camden Brown, Bay City, TX
2017 Concerto Competition winner: Rachel Clark, Lumberton, TX
See below for information about the 2020 Concerto Competition!
Click on the links below to see the Concerto Competition Rules and Application Form. The competition is open to all Region 5 middle and high school students. The deadline to apply is Tuesday, December 15, 2020 at 4:00 pm.