Applications are now being accepted for the Nashville Symphony’s annual Curb Concerto Competition, to place at Schermerhorn Symphony Center on February 23-24, 2019. The competition is open to classically trained, instrumental music students ages 14 to 18 who have not yet completed high school. Students who play woodwind, brass, string, piano, and percussion instruments are eligible to apply. The event showcases gifted high school students from across Tennessee and distributes a total of $4,000 in scholarship money. The Grand Prize winner will receive $2,500, two season ticket packages for the Nashville Symphony’s Aegis Sciences Classical Series, and will be considered for a solo performance during the symphony’s free Side-by-Side Concert next spring. First runner-up receives $1,000 and two partial Classical Series season ticket packages, and second runner-up receives $500 and a pair of tickets to a Nashville Symphony Classical Series concert. Applications are due by Friday, January 25, 2019, or until all audition spots have been filled. Visit for competition guidelines and eligibility requirements, and to begin the application process.


Posted November 29, 2018