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Loonis McGlohon Young Jazz Artist Competition

Apr 22 , 2017 Romare Bearden Jazz Tent

  • This is a FREE event.

    If you are interested in competing in the Loonis McGlohon Young jazz Artist Competition, CLICK HERE for an application (includes eligibility, application process, audition recording requirements and competition information).

Overview

Are you an aspiring jazz musician? Are you in 8th through 12th grade? Are you interested in winning a college scholarship? If you answered “YES!” to these questions, the Loonis McGlohon Young Jazz Artist Competition is for you!

This competition is open to any 8th through 12th grade student who resides in the Charlotte region. Students will submit an audition recording consisting of three jazz selections, and seven finalists will be chosen from the applicants.These finalists will compete on April 22 at the Romare Bearden Jazz Tent, accompanied by a band of professional jazz musicians, and their performances will be judged by musicians from the renowned Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra! The top three artists will win scholarships provided by The Leon Levine Foundation!

The Loonis McGlohon Young Jazz Artist Competition awards first, second, and third place winners with a scholarship for expanding their music education experiences, as well as additional funding to provide honorariums for the three winners to perform for special Charlotte area events. The winners will split prizes totaling over $8000, provided by The Leon Levine Foundation.

The competition is free and open to the public, so come and cheer for your favorite student!  If you are interested in competing in the Loonis McGlohon Young jazz Artist Competition, CLICK HERE for an application (includes eligibility, application process, audition recording requirements and competition information).

 

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