AS A RESULT OF THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC THE YOUNG STARS OF MAINE PRIZE PROGRAM AUDITIONS WILL BE CONDUCTED BY VIDEO. PRIZES WILL BE AWARDED BUT THE PUBLIC PERFORMANCE WILL BE PLANNED FOR A FUTURE DATE PENDING HEALTH SAFETY GUIDELINES.
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For more than 50 years, Bay Chamber Concerts and Music School has had an annual prize program to recognize, encourage, and reward young Maine music students who are serious in their study and performance of music. Prize awards are between $500 and $1,000, in eight categories, for individuals and ensembles ages 12-25.
The Eleanor Erdman and Diane Nixon Vocal Excellence Prize of $1000
The A. H. Chatfield, Jr. Piano Prize of $1000
The Jean and Harvey Picker Senior Prize of $1000
The Elsie Bixler Junior Prize of $1000
Ezra Rachlin Prize for Excellence of $1000
The Nathan E. Corning Jazz Prize of $1000
THERE WILL BE NO AUDITIONS FOR The Anna Bereziuk and Lindley Wood Prize for Ensemble Endeavors in 2020 DUE TO SOCIAL DISTANCING IMPERATIVES.
Applications Due: Postmarked by 15 May 2020 (video recording required)
The Young Stars of Maine Prizewinners Concert has been postponed – announcements of a future date will be forthcoming.