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George N. Tuerck Concerto Competition

The Tuerck Competition is open to High School Juniors or younger who reside or take music lessons in the Illinois counties surrounding the Belleville community (St. Clair, Madison, Clinton, Washington Monroe, Randolph, Perry, and Bond Counties). Past or present Belleville Philharmonic Youth Orchestra members are eligible regardless of Illinois residency. Winners typically perform with the Belleville Philharmonic Youth Orchestra at the December concert.

2022 Details

‚ÄčLive auditions will be held Saturday, April 2, 2022 at Philharmonic Hall, 116 N Jackson St., Belleville, Illinois 62220

Submit the application form by March 18 to ensure your time slot.

Stars of Tomorrow Competition

The Belleville Philharmonic Society is pleased to support talented young musicians by holding two young artist's competitions, the Stars of Tomorrow Concerto Competition and the George N. Tuerck Concerto Competition.

The Stars of Tomorrow Competition is open to any musician ages 10 to 22. Applicants of any instrument are encouraged to prepare a concert piece for solo and orchestra. Winner(s) will have the opportunity to perform one or more movements of their winning performance with the Belleville Philharmonic Orchestra. The Stars of Tomorrow Concert is typically held each October.

2022 Details

Audition videos must be submitted by March 18, 2022.

$30 application fee required.


Final auditions will be held Saturday, April 2, 2022 at Philharmonic Hall, 116 N. Jackson St,. Belleville, Illinois 62220