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Information and Past Winners

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Each year, Polymnia encourages high school students from all over Greater Boston to participate in its "Spotlight on High School Talent." The competition offers the winner the opportunity to perform in a future Polymnia Concert.  Auditions are announced and conducted each year. Talents include singing, dancing, playing an instrument, composition and acting. Polymnia's Music Director and Accompanist hold the auditions and winners perform their solos at an upcoming concert.

Auditions are open to all high school singers, dancers, composers, instrumentalists and actors from the Greater Boston Area!
The winner will receive $250 and will be featured in one of three future Polymnia concerts
Auditions will be held at Melrose Highlands Congregational Church 355 Franklin Street, Melrose, MA

Auditions are OPEN for 2019!
Please review the eligibility requirements
 Audition Dates:
  • February 12, 2019
  • February 26, 2019
Time: 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Note: Audition times will be assigned

Eligibility and Requirements:
  • Must be a high school student in the Greater Boston area.
  • All musical applicants, please prepare up to three selections from the Broadway, pop, classical and jazz genres.
  • Actors, please prepare a skit or monologue appropriate for a family venue.
  • Open to individuals or groups. Accompanist provided. Please bring legible music for the pianist.
  • $15 audition fee. Please make checks payable to Polymnia Choral Society.
  • All applicants will have seven minutes to display their talents
For more information or to apply, email us

Date December March June-Pops
2008-2009

Grace Thompson-Sweet Thursday
2009-2010

David Travis-Dance Me to the End of Love



Maria Kroll Sinclair-Stranger to the Rain



Eva Gertz-Jazz original
2010-2011

Lilah Drafts-Johnson-Rolling in the Deep
2011-2012

Devin McCall-Taylor the Latte Boy
2012-2013

Madeline Frasca-Irish Step Dancing



Lilah Drafts-Johnson-Not for Me original



Isabella Miller-Gimme Gimme
2013-2014

Alexis Csiscek-Blackbird



Olivia Rittenburg-Mash up
2014-2015
Austin Smith-String Dygbert Jean-Joanna on violin


Quartet Original Composition Gerard Frasca-On My Own



Francesca Rizzo-Part of Your World
2015-2016 Maria Tramontozzi - O Holy Night Madeleine Carbonneau- Ritzei
2016-2017

Olivia Rittenburg-Beatle on Its Back original
Natalie Lewis-The Last Dance
2017-2018 Kerrigan Bigelow -Pie Jesu
Lauren Abramson-Someone to Watch Over Me
Jillian Casa-Love Song
2018-2019Sam Higgins - Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child