We are now accepting online applications for the 2014 Competiton. The Deadline for submission in March 1st, 2014.
To enter the competition you must be 16 years old on 1st March 2014 and a resident of Washington State. There is no upper age limit and applicants are welcome to enter as instrumentalists, singers, narrators and small concerto groups (subject to repertoire approval). For further information about entry and competition policies please refer to the policy document.
Congratulations to our 2013 Don Bushell Concerto Competition winner, Rose Jo-Shih Cheng (piano)
Ms Cheng will perform Grieg’s Piano Concerto in A minor with the Seattle Philharmonic on March 30 2014 at Meany Hall.
The full results of the 2013 Don Bushell Concerto Competition are:
Winner – Rose Jo-Shih Cheng (piano)
First Runner-Up Honors – Sophia Stoyanovich (violin)
Second Runner-Up Honors – Jeffery N Lund (marimba)
The Bushell Concerto Competition is named in honor of the SPO’s first Music Director, Don Bushell, who started this annual event in 1946 to provide a performance opportunity for aspiring musicians. Every year since, this prestigious competition has provided professional development and an exclusive concert performance opportunity for outstanding area soloists.
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Peer Gynt: Overture
Piano Concerto in a
Rose Jo-Shih Cheng, piano (2013 Don Bushell Competition winner)
Symphony in C