Young Artists Competition 2019 Posted February 4, 2019. Welcome to the Ninth Annual Red River Radio Young Artists Competition, open to instrumentalists and vocalists ages 18 and under in Arkansas, Louisiana, and Texas. Winners will be chosen from entries for participation in a radio broadcast to be recorded at 3 p.m. April 28, 2019, in the Marion and Donald Weiss Performance Studio at Red River Radio. Each winner will receive a copy of their professionally recorded performance. Winners will be selected based on ability, musicality, and appropriateness of the selection for a radio program.
Please complete the form below, including the signature of one parent or guardian. Please return along with a CD of your performance (accompanied) and a signed teacher approval form. The deadline for entries is 5 p.m. Friday, April 5. Winners will be notified beginning April 8.
Music should be the piece you intend to perform on the broadcast, if selected, and should be limited to approximately 10 minutes or less in time. Entrants may provide their own accompanist for the broadcast or, if one is unavailable, an accompanist will be provided by Red River Radio. (Accompanists on the CDs are the responsibility of the entrant.)
All entrants must be prepared to perform for a radio broadcast taping at 3 p.m., with arrival at 1 p.m., Sunday, April 28, if selected as a winner, at Red River Radio, 8675 Youree Drive, Shreveport, LA, 71115. Transportation to the hall is the responsibility of the entrant. The performance will be open to the public and selected winners are encouraged to bring family and friends to the taping.