Concerto Competition 2019

Classical Tahoe Concerto Competition 2019 is open to pre-collegiate pianists between the age of 12-18. One winner will be chosen to perform a movement from their concerto with the Classical Tahoe Orchestra during the Family Concert on August 4th, 2019.

Applications for the 2019 Piano Concerto Competition are now closed and applications are in review.

  • Eligibility
    Applicants must reside in Nevada, Arizona, California, Idaho,
    Oregon, or Utah. Open to pianists between the age of 12-18 by the
    deadline date who are not yet enrolled in a College/University/
  • Award
    One winner will be chosen to receive a cash prize of $1,500 and
    a performance at the Classical Tahoe Summer Festival on August
    4th, 2019 in the concert pavilion on the grounds of Sierra Nevada
    College in Incline Village, Lake Tahoe. Winner will receive an
    additional $500 towards their housing and travel.
  • Repertoire
    Any complete Mozart piano concerto.
  • Rules
    Applicants must submit an unedited video recording of a complete
    Mozart concerto with either piano or orchestral accompaniment.
    Please have name of applicant and concerto presented with the
    Performance by soloist must be memorized. The winner must
    be available to rehearse and perform on the Family Concert on
    August 4th.
  • Judges
    The screening committee consists of Joel Revzen, artistic
    director & conductor of Classical Tahoe and Donna Lee, pianist &
    keyboardist of Classical Tahoe.
  • Applicants will be notified of the results by May 1st