The Pittsburgh Concert Society promotes the finest Pittsburgh based classical musicians, all selected by adjudicators of national stature, providing each winner with a formal recital opportunity as well as a financial award.

2023-2024 season

Major Winners Concert

Sunday September 24 2023 • 2 pm • Kresge Theatre

Theresa Keeser, soprano
with Billie Jo Miller, piano

Moore, Puccini, Strauss

4V + P = Q Piano and Four Violins

Igor Kraevsky, piano
Irene Cheng, violin
Yiokyung Kim, violin
Laura Motchalov, violin
Dylan Naroff, violin

Kreisler, Papini, Hellmesberger, Gershwin, Dinicu

Major Winners Concert

Sunday October 22 2023 • 2 pm • Kresge Theatre

Benjamin Hopkins, piano

Vine, Beethoven, Gershwin–Wild, Chopin

Cello and Harp Duo

Devin LaMarr, cello
Alice Statham, harp

Program TBA

Major Winners Concert

Sunday November 12 2023 • 2 pm • Kresge Theatre

Douglas-Jayd Burn, piano

Beethoven, Barber, Hindemith

Zoe Sorrell, flute

Hoover, Marais, Debussy, Hailstork


Six Major Artist winners are presented in three concerts, generally in late fall. Young Artist Winners are presented in the spring. Major Auditions are open to candidates who are eighteen (18) years or older; Young Artist instrumentalists must be under the age of 19, vocalists under 22 by June 30 of the audition year. All candidates must meet the Pittsburgh Concert Society program and living area requirements. Each winner receives a financial award.

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The Pittsburgh Concert Society is a non-profit and equal opportunity organization. Contributions are tax deductible to the extent permissible by law.

most recent concert

Janet Sung, violin with Dimitri Papadimitriou, piano

Bruce Murray, piano

spring 2024

March 9, 2024 Young Artists auditions
April 7, 2024 first Young Artists winners concert
April 12 and 13, 2024 Majors auditions
April 21, 2024 second Young Artists winners concert
June 2, 2024 Alumni concert

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