Young Artist Competition

Announcing the 2015 Classical 90.5/PNC Wealth Management Young Artist Competition! The deadline for entering is October 14, 2015, either by mail (postmark deadline) or our online form (online is preferred!) Plus Sign up to practice performing in our NEW open studios.

2015 Classical 90.5/ PNC Wealth Management Young Artist Competition
Fact Sheet and Rules

HOW TO ENTER –

Enter online by October 14, 2015 at midnight.
Submit a printed version of the online form, and a check or money order by mail, postmarked no later than October 14, 2015.

APPLICATION MUST INCLUDE AN APPLICATION FEE OF TWENTY DOLLARS ($20.00) AND MUST BE POSTMARKED OR SUBMITTED ONLINE NO LATER THAN OCTOBER 14, 2015. NO LATE APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED.

Sign up for an open studio class and practice performing! Give support and tips to your peers whether you are a YAC applicant or still testing the waters. Similar in structure to a conservatory studio class, you will perform your piece and receive feedback from peers, teachers, and family/friends.

DATES

Open Studios: October 3, 2015 10am-12pm and October 24, 2015 3-5pm
Application Postmark Deadline: October 14, 2015
Notification of audition time: October 27, 2015
Competition: November 14, 2015 9am-5pm
Winners Recital: Wednesday, November 25, 2015 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 25, 2015 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 14, 2015. NO LATE APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED.


Listen to the 2014 winner’s concert

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