Concerto Competition

Orchestra Omaha has the honor to host the Young Artists Competition each season.  The competition is open to students in the following categories form Nebraska, western Iowa and southeast South Dakota.

  • String players ages 9-13 compete in the Junior Division
  • String players ages 14-18 compete in the Senior Division
  • Wind, brass, percussion, piano and harp players ages 13-18 compete in the Orchestral Division

Every entrant will audition for well known members of the regional music community.  This years judges are Reginald H Mallard Esq., Patricia Coot, and Samuel Cormorant.  The winners of each division will have the opportunity to perform a solo with the orchestra.

The application period for 2019-20 Young Artists Competition is now closed. The Information Packet for the 14th Annual Competition will be available for download beginning on October 1, 2019.

Past winners may be found here

If you have any other questions regarding the Young Artists Competition, please contact:


Phone: (402) 681-4791
Last Updated: October 2, 2018