Rivers Symphony Competition

RSO Concerto Competition

Open to all students taking private lessons at The Rivers School Conservatory. Students are required to play one movement of a concerto of their choice from memory. All contestants must have their concerto approved by RSO conductor David Tierney before entering the competition. Up to two winners will be selected each year.

Friday, January 13, 2017 – Entry Deadline
Saturday, January 28, 2017 – Competition
Sunday, May 14, 2017, 7 pm – Performance in Jordan Hall

Congratulations to the 2016-2017 Winners:

Andrew Kim, cello (student of Ron Lowry)
Lalo – Cello Concerto in D minor, mvt. 1

Katherine Liu, piano (student of A. Ramon Rivera)
Saint-Saëns – Piano Concerto No. 2, mvt. 1


Previous Winners

Emilia Spasojevic, cello (student of Ron Lowry)
Theo Teng, piano (student of A. Ramon Rivera)
Julius Arolovitch, piano (student of Ian Lindsey)

2014-2015 Winners
Kadar Qian, piano (student of A. Ramon Rivera)
Katarina Spasojevic, violin (student of Magdalena Richter)

2013-2014 Winners
Victor Li, piano (student of A. Ramon Rivera)
Emilia DeJesus, piano (student of A. Ramon Rivera)