The 18th annual Inland Northwest Musicians Young Artists Competition will be held on Sunday afternoon, March 11, at Hermiston High School. This event offers young musicians the opportunity to perform, be adjudicated, receive cash awards, and possibly be selected to play with the Inland Northwest Orchestra in concert on April 28-29.
The competition is open to young people in four age categories: Elementary Division (through fifth grade), Junior Division (grades 6-8), Senior Division (grades 9-12), and Young Adult Division (through age 25). All participants must have the recommendation of their private music instructor. Please have the instructor sign the application. After the closing date for receipt of applications, all participants will be scheduled for individual audition times on the day of the event.
The completed application form and entrance fee of $25 must be received by Saturday, March 3. The entrance fee is non-refundable. Applicants will be emailed a schedule of audition times and directions to the location by Tuesday, March 6. For additional information and the application form, go online.