Pearl and Julius Young Music Competition

  • 2014-2015 Season



Sunday, March 22, 2015, 12:00 PM


Dolan Hall, College of St. Elizabeth



The Baroque Orchestra of New Jersey is pleased to announce the 2015 Pearl and Julius Young Competition for young instrumental artists. 

First Prize is $1000.   The First Prize winner will perform a concerto movement at the BONJ Summer Music Festival in August, 2014. 

Second prize is $500.  Third prize is $250.  Two $100 honorable mention prizes will be awarded.

Judges will include principal musicians from the orchestra and guest artists.

The competition is open to instrumentalists ages 16-22  Ten finalists chosen from the applicants  will perform at Dolan Performance Hall, The College of Saint Elizabeth, on Sunday, March 22, 2015, 12:00 Noon - 3:00 PM.  Finalists may perform with their own pianist or with a pianist provided by the orchestra.  Non-keyboard finalists must perform one movement from a concerto from the Baroque, Classical, Romantic or Modern eras.   Pianists must perform a movement from a sonata or an equivalent work.