Young Artist Competition

Announcing the 2014 Classical 90.5/PNC Wealth Management Young Artist Competition! The deadline for entering is October 8, 2014, either by mail (postmark deadline) or our online form (online is preferred!)

2014 Classical 90.5/ PNC Wealth Management Young Artist Competition
Fact Sheet and Rules

HOW TO ENTER -

Register here: http://louisvillepublicmedia.webconnex.com/yac

Enter online by October 8, 2014 at midnight.
Submit a printed version of the online form, and a check or money order by mail, postmarked no later than October 8, 2014.
APPLICATION MUST INCLUDE AN APPLICATION FEE OF TWENTY DOLLARS ($20.00) AND MUST BE POSTMARKED OR SUBMITTED ONLINE NO LATER THAN OCTOBER 8, 2014. NO LATE APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED.

DATES
Application Postmark Deadline: October 8, 2014
Notification of audition time: October 20, 2014
Competition: November 8, 2014 9am-5pm
Winners Recital: Wednesday, November 26, 2014 12 noon – Call times between 10:30 & 11:30

LOCATION
Louisville Public Media/Classical 90.5, 619 S. Fourth Street, Louisville, KY 40202

ELIGIBILITY
Eligible pre-college, students ages 8-18 currently studying with teachers in Louisville or surrounding Kentucky, Indiana, and Ohio counties within a radius of 125 miles from Louisville.

REPERTOIRE
Students should choose one (1) piece or movement from a larger work that best showcases their ability. The use of a background tape or CD is strictly prohibited. All students must provide their own accompanist, if applicable. Judges have the option of ending the performance at any time.

JUDGES
Judges will be professional musicians who have no students entered in the competition.

RATING
Judges will comment on various aspects of the student’s performance. Each student will receive a copy of the comments. The judges’ decisions are final.

AWARDS
First Place: $200 cash prize
Second Place and Honorable Mentions

WINNERS’ RECITAL
All winners (first, second and honorable mentions) must perform for the live, radio broadcast of Lunchtime Classics on November 26, 2014 12 noon. The notifications of winners will be made prior to the broadcast, but an announcement will be made on air.

APPLICATION
Acknowledgement of application receipt and the audition schedule will be e-mailed.

APPLICATION MUST INCLUDE AN APPLICATION FEE OF TWENTY DOLLARS ($20.00) AND MUST BE POSTMARKED OR SUBMITTED ONLINE NO LATER THAN OCTOBER 8, 2014. NO LATE APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED.


Listen to the 2013 Winners Recital:

Classical 90.5 is proud to announce the winners of the
2013 Young Artist Competition

First Place: Choong-won Jin,  piano
Second Place: Christina Li, piano

Honorable Mentions (alphabetical order):
Harpistry 188, harp quartet
Joshua Steinbach, counter-tenor
Emily Stone, harp
Jonathan Yi, violin

The judges for this year’s competition were: Joanna GoldsteinAndrew Rhinehart and Daniel Gilliam.


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