The Pittsburgh Concert Society (PCS) encourages applications and video-submitted auditions for highly-qualified classical musicians in the Young Artist categorie who live or study in the Pittsburgh area. Winners are provided live or virtual concert performance oppotrunities and financial support.
The auditions are by video submission made by the applicant, and are judged by an indepndent adjudicator from outside the area.
All applicants must live within a 75 mile radius of Pittsburgh. This requirement extends to every member of an ensemble that wishes to apply.
Instrumentalists must be 19 years of age or younger as of June 30 of the year of their audition. Singers must be 22 years of age or younger as of June 30 of the year of their audition.
Please note that since the 2020 Young Artists auditions had to be cancelled, all those who had applied last year are invited to reapply even if they no longer meet the PCS Young Artists age requirement.
See our website for audition requirements.
Applications due March 1, 2021.... Read More