Violin and viola competition

Applications are now being accepted for the 9th annual Henry Schwab Violin/Viola Competition. This exciting competition is open to Ventura County residents up to the age of 22.  Sponsored by a grant  from the Henry Schwab Charitable Fund, this competition encourages young musicians and also furthers their musical education.

A total of  $3,000 in prize money: 1st place – $1,500; 2nd place $1,000 and 3rd place $500 will be awarded to contestants who compete in two events taking place as follows:

The preliminary audition will be held March 25 at the Ventura College Recital Hall

(PAC 139). Three candidates will be selected, who will compete on June 10 at the Ventura College Performing Arts Center, accompanied by the Ventura College Symphony Orchestra.

Both competitions are open to the public; free admission to the preliminary competition; for the final competition  will be a charge of $10.00 general, $5.00 for seniors/staff/students.Questions can be addressed to Connie Hood at 653-6150 or to Ann Kosinski at 658-8180

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