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Student Solo Competition



The Tacoma Concert Band is pleased to announce our 28th annual student soloist competition. The student soloist competition reflects our desire to recognize and encourage talented young musicians in the Puget Sound area. The first place winner will receive the Wayne Timmerman prize of $300, and will be featured as a soloist on our February 9, 2019, concert.


Please find the informational poster, and an application in the lobby. The documents may also be downloaded from our website.


The application deadline is Friday, November 30, 2018. Please share this information with students, teachers, and organizations with whom you are affiliated.

Download Nomination Form (pdf)

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Student Solo Information

Young Artist Program



The Tacoma Concert Band is accepting nominations of outstanding high school band students to participate in our Young Artist Program. Students selected to participate will join the Tacoma Concert Band in rehearsals and perform with the band on Saturday, February 9, 2019, at the Pantages Theater in Tacoma. Final selections of participants will be made by Maestro Gerard Morris, and consideration will be given to maintaining a balanced instrumentation and school representation.


Please nominate only your most advanced students by filling out the forms available on our website.  The student must be capable of playing grade level 6 music. The students nominated must be available for all rehearsals and the February 9, concert.


Nominations are due by November 30, 2018.

Young Artist Information Apply Online