YOUTH SOLOIST COMPETITION 2023

WIN A $1,000 SCHOLARSHIP
AND
THE OPPORTUNITY TO PERFORM A SOLO WITH THE
KALAMAZOO CONCERT BAND

In 1980 the Kalamazoo Concert Band established a scholarship competition for outstanding high school wind and percussion instrumentalists.

High school wind and percussion players throughout Michigan are invited to compete for a $1,000 scholarship and the opportunity to appear as a Guest Soloist with the Kalamazoo Concert Band at it’s spring concert.

Application due date is: January 9, 2023

Competition date is: Sunday, February 5, 2023 (Dalton Recital Hall at WMU)

Must attend rehearsals on: April 13, 20, and 27, 2023

Concert date is: April 29, 2023

The KCB invites eligible students to apply for this unique opportunity. If you are a music educator, please consider recommending someone. The color flyer can be posted at your school or studio as appropriate.

All the information regarding requirements and how to apply is in the following documents. Please read all forms and follow all instructions.

This packet includes two fillable forms. Click on the links, download to your device, type in your responses, then save. It is requested that you either email as an attachment or submit via postal mail. Please do not send as a photo as that is difficult to read.

If, after you download the fillable forms, you are unable to type in the information, please print the form and complete legibly. Then scan and email or submit via postal mail. Please do not send as a photo as that is difficult to read.