Fidelity Investments Young Artists Competition

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Young Artists Competition

Massachusetts high school students compete for a chance to perform at a Boston Pops concert at Symphony Hall.
The Boston Pops and Fidelity Investments are looking for talented high school instrumental and vocalists (soloists and ensembles of up to five members) performing music of any genre.  Up to four acts will be selected to perform live on stage at a Boston Pops concert on June 7, 2016.



Grand Prize
An opportunity to perform on stage before a live audience at a Boston Pops concert on June 7 at Symphony Hall.

  • Private coaching sessions with professional musicians
  • 6 tickets to the June 7 concert
  • Recognition in the concert program
  • Professional headshot and photos of the performance on stage at the concert
  • $100 Gift Card for each winning student




  • Applicants must be full-time students in good standing in grades 9-12 who attend any public, private or parochial high school, or are home school registered in the state of Massachusetts.
  • Entrants must be legal U.S. residents or in the process of obtaining citizenship and must be in between 13 and 19 years of age as of January 2, 2016.
  • Entrants must be instrumentalists and/or vocalists performing music of any genre.



We're here to help
Choose a musical piece that best represents the act's talents.  It is recommended that you consider music that can be performed by the Pops. If you need any assistance preparing student acts, recording performances, completing the application or anything else that might come up, please email



How to Apply
All applicants must mail in a completed application form with YouTube link to your performance of no more than 4 minutes in length. If entering as an ensemble, each individual ensemble member must submit his/her own application with a link to the group's YouTube video. 

All applicants will receive an email confirming receipt of application within 2 business days of receipt.
(Competition Application PDF)
(Competition Rules PDF)

All entries must be received by March 21, 2016.

Applications must be submitted by mail to: Cindy Moriarty, Fidelity Investments YAC at the Boston Pops, 200 Seaport Boulevard, Suite 500, Boston, MA 02210.

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