New Philharmonic and Maestro Kirk Muspratt have announced the first annual New Philharmonic Young People’s Competition, an event to showcase the talents of local youth. Winners, selected in upcoming auditions, will have the opportunity to perform at a New Philharmonic concert during the 2014-2015 season. “We feel this is the perfect opportunity to expand our programming and create new opportunities to showcase up-and-coming area talent,” said Maestro Kirk Muspratt.
Auditions for the competition are open to young vocalists and instrumentalists whose homes, schools or music teacher’s studios are within the DuPage Community College District 502. Students K-11 as of June 30, 2014 are eligible to apply. Students interested may audition Friday, May 30 or Saturday, May 31, 2014. The audition reservation deadline is Thursday, May 29. For more details on the audition process and to reserve a slot, please call 630.942.3008.