The St. Cloud Symphony Orchestra Young Performers Competition awards four $400 scholarships – to be applied to tuition or the further study of music – to outstanding young musicians from our community. Scholarships are awarded in the following categories: School Age Piano, School Age Non-Piano, College Age Piano, College Age Non-Piano. Of the winners in those categories, one competitor may earn the Grand Prize – a chance to perform with the St Cloud Symphony Orchestra.
The competition is open to student musicians enrolled in an educational institution or studying music with a professional teacher in the following counties and who have not previously been awarded the Grand Prize. The School Age Division students must reside in one of the following counties: Benton, Sherburne, Wright, Meeker, Kandiyohi, Pope, Douglas, Todd, Morrison and Stearns, and College Age Division contestants must be enrolled in an institution located within these counties.
Competition rules and an application form can be downloaded by clicking on the titles below. If you have questions or need more information please contact Lucia Magney at 320-252-7276 or Lmagney@stcloudsymphony.com.