Young Artist Competition

 2016 registration is now closed! 

 

2016 90.5 WUOL/ PNC Wealth Management Young Artist Competition
Fact Sheet and Rules

HOW TO ENTER 

Enter online by November 1, 2016 at midnight.
Submit a printed version of the online form, and a check or money order by mail, postmarked no later than November 1, 2016.

APPLICATION MUST INCLUDE AN APPLICATION FEE OF TWENTY DOLLARS ($20.00) AND MUST BE POSTMARKED OR SUBMITTED ONLINE NO LATER THAN November 1, 2016. NO LATE APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED.

Sign up for an optional Open Studio.  Whether you are looking to see if your piece is competition ready, need a run-through outside the practice room, or want advice on a tricky passage, we invite you to sign up so you can do your very best at the competition!

DATES

Open Studios: October 8, 2016 10am-12pm and October 29, 2016 3-5pm
Application Postmark Deadline: November 1, 2016
Notification of audition time: November 7, 2016
Competition: November 19, 2016 9am-5pm
Winners Recital: Wednesday, November 23, 2016 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. We accept both solo and chamber works.

REPERTOIRE
Students should choose one (1) piece or movement from a larger work that best showcases their or their group’s 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 23, 2016 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 NOVEMBER 1, 2016. NO LATE APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED.


Listen to the 2016 Winner’s Recital below:

Find out where previous winners of YAC are now and how they got there: 

 

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