|Date||Application Postmark Deadline||Event||Location|
|March 2020||December 2019||Kotzschmar Memorial Trust Scholarship |
Auditions open to students ages 10-18 and 19 -25 who are residents of the greater Portland area. Organ, piano, voice and all orchestral instruments are eligible. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit http://www.foko.org/scholarship-auditions.
|March 28, 2020||March 1, 2020||Ocy L. Downs Piano Prize |
Biennial competition sponsored by Portland Concervatory of Music. Division 1, grades 7-9; Division 2, grades 10-12 Winners perform at Noonday Concert and receive scholarship to Annual Piano Festival. Visit portlandconservatoryofmusic.org/about-pcm/awards or call 207-775-3356
|Portland Conservatory of Music, Portland, Maine|
|March 2020||Early February 2020||Contemporary Piano Festival|
Competition sponsored by Plymouth State University for high school students grades 7-12. The day includes lectures, recitals, concerts, and master classes. Visit go.plymouth.edu/piano
|Plymouth State Univ., Plymouth, New Hampshire|
|April 2020||February 20120||Young Composers' Competition & Festival |
Sponsored by Bagaduce Music Lending Library Awards and prizes for student compositions Category I: Age 13 & under Category II: Ages 14-18 Visit bagaducemusic.org and click on "Events"
|Emden Hall Blue Hill, Maine|
|May 2020||Applications: January 2020 |
Auditions: February 2019
|Maine High School Concerto Competition|
Sponsored by the Bangor Symphony Orchestra.
Open to string, woodwind, brass, percussion, harp, and piano students in grades 9 through 12. First place winner will be featured in a concerto with the BSO. Visit.bangorsymphony.org/education
|Minsky Recital Hall|
University of Maine
|Early June 2020||May 2020||Portland Rossini Club Scholarship Competitions |
For music majors ages 17-25 who live in Cumberland, Oxford and York counties. Visit rossiniclub.org
|St. Luke's Cathedral Portland, Maine|
|June 2020||Spring 2020||Young Stars of Maine Music Competitions |
Sponsored by Bay Chamber Concerts
|Rockport Opera House Rockport, Maine|
|June - August 2020||January 2020||Bowdoin International Music Festival |
Intensive conservatory level program for band, string, and piano students, ages 13 to 30. Auditions tape required. 3 and 6 week sessions available. Visit bowdoinfestival.org.
|Bowdoin College, Bowdoin, Maine|
|July - August 2020||January 2020||Atlantic Music Festival Piano Institute and Seminar |
Four-week program for serious piano students. Audition tape required. Visit atlanticmusicfestival.org/the-institute/programs/piano-institute-and-seminar.
|Colby College Waterville, Maine|