One applicant from each division will be chosen as a Grand Prize Finalist and will perform with the Charleston Symphony Orchestra in a performance on Saturday, April 11, 2015.
About the Competition:
The PepsiCo National Young Artist Competition is a Concerto Competition for students who permanently reside in the United States, ages 13-18 for instrumentalists, and 18-25 for vocalists. Four Grand Prize Finalists will perform a movement of a concerto of their choice (from the prescribed repertoire list) with the Charleston Symphony Orchestra.
Who? The following instruments are eligible: Voilin, Viola, Cello, Bass, Piano, Guitar, Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, Trumpet, French Horn, Trombone, Tuba, Harp, Marimba, and Solo Voice.
Where? Charleston, South Carolina
Thursday, April 9, 2015 – Twelve semi-finalists will perform in front of judges
Saturday, April 11, 2015 – Four finalists will perform in front of judges and public (7:30 pm, Memminger Auditorium)
All four Grand Prize finalists (one from each division) will win at least $1,000 with the chance to win the Grand Prize of $2,500.
Deadline is February 1, 2015
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More about PepsiCo:
"PepsiCo is making a difference every day by investing in our communities. Whether it be as a proud sponsor of the Charleston Symphony Orchestra’s National Young Artist Competition, or through our many other community initiatives, PepsiCo is committed to be being good steward of our planet’s resources and a good corporate citizen everywhere we operate, serve and live." - Indra Nooyi, PepsiCo Chairman and CEO