Morgan Park Summer Music Festival
Announces
The 2017 Marguerite Suozzi Young Performers Talent Competition

Dear Music Educator, Parent or Guardian:

Deadline for applications extended to March 17

As a long standing tradition, Morgan Park Summer Music Festival offers young musicians living or studying on Nassau County's North Shore the opportunity to compete for monetary awards and present a performance in Morgan Park at our annual Young Performers in Concert presentation on July 9, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.

Auditions for the 2017 Competition will be held on Saturday, April 1, 2017 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at St. Paul's Church, 28 Highland Road, Glen Cove, New York.

Contestants are asked to present two pieces of music in contrasting styles, such as one classical and one jazz or pop selection. Contestants must provide their own live or recorded accompaniment and music stand, if needed.

Experienced judges will determine the winners of the Competition. Please note that in order to receive the monetary awards, our winners are required to perform at the Young Performers Concert, at 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, July 9 at Morgan Park in Glen Cove. The judges may choose to invite additional contestants to perform at the July 9 concert.

Prizes will be awarded in the following categories:
First Place Winner, ages 15 - 19$1,000 prize
First Place Junior Winner, ages 10 - 14 $500 prize
Second Place Winner, ages 10 - 19 $500 prize

The deadline for applications is March 17, 2017.

Please click Here to download the application for the 2017 Marguerite Suozzi Young Performers Talent Competition. Then return the completed application with the $20 audition fee to:

Morgan Park Summer Music Festival
P.O. Box 296
Glen Cove, New York 11542

Thank you,
The Committee for the Marguerite Suozzi Young Performers Competition