GRYS Piano Concerto Competition

Each year the Grand Rapids Youth Symphony sponsors a piano concerto competition. The winner performs a concerto with the Grand Rapids Youth Symphony at its Winter Concert.

Information Brief for the 2017-18 competition

  • Application deadline: Dec 1, 2017
  • Audition date: Saturday, January 6,  2018 (9:00am – 12:30pm)
  • Location: Kretschmer Recital Hall, Aquinas College
  • Application fee: $20
  • Students ages 15 to 21 are invited to attend (please see application for more specific information on age of competitors)
  • Prize for winner: $300 plus performance with Grand Rapids Youth Symphony


Detailed Information

Download the application form and additional information here.  

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2013 Piano Concerto Winner

2013 Piano Concerto winner Stephanie Pestana