APRIL 1st IS THE DEADLINE FOR REGISTERING FOR THE 2016 MARGUERITE SUOZZI YOUNG PERFORMERS TALENT COMPETITION
Morgan Park Summer Music Festival is gearing up for the 44th Annual Young Performers Talent Competition. Auditions, which will be held on Saturday, April 16 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm, are at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church located at 28 Highland Avenue, Glen Cove. In order to compete, an application must be received no later than Friday, April 1. This year’s competition is open to talented vocalists or instrumentalists between the ages of 10 and 19. Three prizes will be awarded: The Senior Musician Award (Age 15-19), $1,000; The Junior Musician Award (Age 10-14), $500 and The Honorable Mention Award (Age 10-19), $500. Winners must be available to perform at Morgan Park Summer Music Festival on Sunday, July 10 at 7:30 pm and will receive their prizes at the conclusion of the concert. Selected contestants may also be invited to perform at the July 10 concert. At the April 16 auditions, applicants are asked to perform two pieces in contrasting styles (e.g.: classical, jazz, pop, etc.) and are expected to bring their own live or recorded accompaniment. A piano will be available for use by contestants.
Friday, April 1 is the deadline for the receipt of applications for this year’s Young Performers Talent Competition. To download an application, visit www.morganparkmusic.org.
Important dates to remember:
April 1..... Deadline to apply for Young Performers Competition
April 16........Young Performers Competition
July 10......... Young Performers Concert at Morgan Park Summer Music Festival. Winners must be available to perform.
PHOTO CAPTION: Applications are now due for the 44th Annual Morgan Park Summer Music Festival Young Performers Talent Competition. All budding musicians between the ages of 10 and 19, who live or go to school on Nassau County’s North Shore are invited to participate in this year’s competition. Three cash prizes will be awarded to the winners. Applications are due by Friday, April 1 and may be downloaded at http://www.morganparkmusic.org. Photo of the 2015 performers courtesy of Tab Hauser.