Our Competitions

The Bach Society Orchestra hosts two annual competitions: the Concerto Competition and the Composition Competition. These competitions serve to promote the recognition of musical excellence in Harvard's student body and are open to all and only Harvard undergraduates.

Concerto Competition

The Concerto Competition looks for distinction in solo performance across the Harvard musical community of undergraduates. The application period for the 2017-2018 Concerto Competition is now over. Details from the past competition, held in the fall, can be found below.

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Composition Competition

The Bach Society Orchestra's Composition Competition celebrates greatness in composition in the Harvard undergraduate body. The application period for the 2017-2018 Composition Competition will be held in the spring. Details from last year's competition can be found below.

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Previous Winners

Concerto

Composition

Competitions

The Bach Society Orchestra hosts two annual competitions - the Concerto competition and the Composition competition - to promote the recognition of musical excellence at Harvard.

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Auditions

Orchestral auditions for the 2017-2018 season have concluded. Check back again for details on next season's audition schedule! To learn more about the process, please click on the link below.

Auditions
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