Thursday, March 1, 2012
Mount Vernon Music Association seeking artists for Young Artist Showcase
Monetary awards will be for $150, $125, and $100.
MOUNT VERNON The Mount Vernon Music Association will hold its annual Young Artists Showcase concert at the Mouunt Vernon Music Hall at 3:00 p.m., May 20, 2012.
All students from East Texas are eligible, with ages up to and including high school seniors. Contestants may be vocal or instrumental, soloists or ensembles.
The application deadline is April 1, 2012. Materials should be sent to the Mount Vernon Music Scholarship Committee, Box 719, Mount Vernon, TX 75457.
Applicants should include three copies of an audition recording (CD or DVD) of the piece they intend to perform at the Showcase. Also include an application fee of $10 for soloist and accompanist or $15 for ensemble. Checks should be made payable to Mount Vernon Music Association.
Performance Awards will be made to an East Texas music student or group of students. Three recipients will be chosen from the performers at the Young Artists Showcase and will be recognized during that program. The monetary awards will be for $150, $125, and $100. The intent of these awards is to encourage and acknowledge excellence in music performance.
The Mount Vernon Music Hall is located at 402 Leftwich St. in Mount Vernon. Call 903-563-3780 for more information.
An application form for the Young Artists Showcase can be found on the MVM website.