Region – Music Worcester 2012 Young Artist competition applications are now being accepted. Information and forms are available at www.musicworcester.org. The scholarship competition is open to Worcester County classical student instrumentalists 12 to 18 years old. The deadline for applications is April 15.
The Worcester Music Festival is the oldest Music Festival in the United States, and carries a rich history, including that of the distinguished Worcester Chorus. Since 1858, it has been pre-eminent in presenting great performances by world-renowned orchestras and guest soloists, chamber music, ballet, world music and dance, jazz and choral masterworks in the best venues in Worcester. The Music Guild, a volunteer organization associated with Music Worcester, supports music programs for students and The Young Artist Scholarship Competition.
Music Worcester Inc. has made “a tradition of excellence” its hallmark and its Worcester Music Festival has been recognized by the Library of Congress. Music Worcester, Inc. offices are located in Mechanics Hall at 323 Main St. in the heart of downtown Worcester. Tickets for all Worcester Music Festival concerts are available online at www.musicworcester.org and by phone at 508-754-3231.