Youth Concerto Competition

For more than 30 years the NFSO has hosted the prestigious regional Concerto Competition for youth from 17 North Florida counties. The competition is held every September with finals each October and winners performing with the NFSO each year for the orchestra’s family-friendly "Stars of Tomorrow" concerts.

See the links below for rules and entry info. or contact Jeffrey Rink, NFSO, Music Director & Conductor at email: or (850) 729-6023 for questions. The Concerto Competition is made possible through financial support from the NFSO Guild and designated donations.

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UPDATED - 31st Annual Concerto Competition

UPDATED - 31st Annual Concerto Competition Rules



2017 Winners


Blake Richardson - 2017 Concerto Competition Winner

Blake Richardson

Junior - Violin, first student

Claire Thaler - 2017 Concerto Competition Winner

Claire Thaler

Senior - Violin

Alexander May - 2017 Concerto Competition Winner

Alexander May

College - Clarinet



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