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YOUTH SOLOIST COMPETITION 2020

This year’s competition was held Sunday, February 9, 2020. The winner is Caleb Piersma.

In 1980 the Kalamazoo Concert Band established a scholarship competition for outstanding high school wind and percussion instrumentalists. The winner of the competition receives a $1,000 scholarship and the opportunity to perform with the KCB at its annual spring concert.

Note: This competition will not be held for 2021.



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

Calling all high school wind and percussion players!

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:

Competition date is:

Concert date is:  (Dress rehearsal is )

All the information regarding requirements and how to apply is in the following documents.

Download and follow these instructions.

  • Page 1: Letter to Student
  • Page 2: Requirements & Information
  • Page 3: Application Form
  • Page 4:Photographic & Information Release