Live@First – Young Artist Competition

We are pleased to announce Birmingham First’s Young Artist Competition. Classically trained instrumentalists and vocalists, high school and college students are invited to audition for the opportunity to perform for cash prizes.

High School Awards
First Prize- $500
Second Prize- $300
Third Prize- $150

College Awards
First Prize- $1,000
Second Prize- $500
Third Prize- $300

Important Dates:

February 2, 2018
Application Deadline
Submit your application here.

February 10, 2018
Audition start at 9:00 a.m.
You may request a time preference, and we will try to honor it. Audition times will be emailed once registration closes on Friday, February 2. All pieces must be performed with live accompaniment. We will provide a pianist at no charge. You are also welcome to bring your own accompanist. It is recommended, but not required, that your piece be memorized. Audition times will be between 7 and 10 minutes long. If your piece exceeds 10 minutes the judges may stop you.You may select the first piece. Judges may or may not ask to hear a second piece. Winners will be notified early in the week of February 12.

March 10, 2018
7:30 p.m.
Young Artist Winners’ Concert
Winners must be available to perform at the Winners’ Concert on March 10, 2018 @ 7:30 PM. This concert will be performed with piano accompaniment.

For more information, please email or call the music department at 248-646-6407 ext. 3125.

For more information

Music Ministry

ContactMusic Office
Phone248-646-1200 Ext. 3125