MURRAY, KY (KFVS) - The Murray State University department of music will host the final round of the annual Young Artists Concerto Competition on Sunday, Feb. 19.
Co-sponsored with the Paducah Symphony Orchestra, the competition will begin at 2 p.m. in the Performing Arts Hall in the Doyle Fine Arts Center on the Murray State campus, and is free and open to the public.
The competition is divided into two divisions: piano and instrumental. One finalist from each division will be chosen to receive a $1,000 cash prize, an MSU music scholarship and an invitation to perform with the Paducah Symphony Orchestra during one concert in the 2012–13 Season.
The live final competition will feature seven young artists. The piano division includes piano concerti by Liszt, Mozart and Rachmaninoff. The instrumental division includes concerti by Barber, Dvorak, Elgar, Forsyth and Korngold.