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 2016-2017 Concerto Competition is now over! Check back again for next season's details!

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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 2016-2017 competition is now open! Click below for more details.

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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 2016-2017 season of the Bach Society Orchestra have concluded. Stay tuned for next season! Please click the link below to find out more about the process.

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For 60 years, the Bach Society Orchestra has been made possible by people like you. Consider making a gift to the Orchestra to support the music you love.

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Bach Society Orchestra
Music Building
Harvard University
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138

bachsoc@hcs.harvard.edu