|Date||Application Postmark Deadline||Event||Location|
|January 22, 2022||December 15, 2021||Hanna Powell Memorial Piano Competition. |
Open competition for performers ages 15-30 who live or study in Maine. Visit https://sanfordpac.org/hanna-powell-competition/
|Sanford Performing Arts Center, Sanford, Maine|
|March||December||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 1, 2022||March 19, 2022||Ocy L. Downs Piano Prize |
Biennial competition sponsored by Portland Conservatory of Music. For pianists ages 12-18. Winners receive monetary awards and the opportunity to perform in winners recitals. Visit portlandconservatoryofmusic.org or call 207-775-3356
|Portland Conservatory of Music, Portland, Maine|
|March||Early February||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||February||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||Applications: January |
|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||May||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||Spring||Young Stars of Maine Music Competitions |
Sponsored by Bay Chamber Concerts
|Rockport Opera House Rockport, Maine|
|June - August||January||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||January||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|