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 2018-19 competition

  • Application deadline: Dec 1, 2018
  • Audition date: Saturday, January 5,  2019 (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 Piano Competition Form .  

Want to help us get the word out?  Send our form to students and teachers. 

Link:  2019 GR Youth Symphony Piano Competition

Pay the application fee $20.00: 



2013 Piano Concerto Winner

2013 Piano Concerto winner Stephanie Pestana