Young Artists Competition

Each year, Red River Radio hosts a competition for young musicians (18 and under) throughout our listening region.   These young people submit recordings to be judged by a panel of distinguished professional musicians.   The winners chosen are offered the opportunity to perform for a radio broadcast in front of a live audience, and to have their performance professionally recorded by our staff.

Our 2019 Winner - (L-R) Anna Grace Hardin, Cal Alexander, Olivia Ajero, Christopher Comeaux, Sydney Sorbet.
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Welcome to the Tenth 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 26, 2020, 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.  (more)

Our 2019 Winners (L-R) Anna Grace Hardin, Cal Alexander, Olivia Ajero, Christopher Comeaux, Sydney Sorbet.
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Airs Sunday, April 28, 2019, at 3 p.m. Red River Radio presents the winners for the 2019 Annual Young Artists Competition, open to instrumentalists and vocalists ages 18 and under in Arkansas, Louisiana, and Texas. We will featured these young artists live in the Red River Radio studios on Sunday, April 28, 2019, at 3 p.m. Please join us in our studios or tune in and support these young artists.

The following are our Young Artists Competition Winners for this year

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.

Aired Saturday, June 9, 2018, at 3 p.m. Red River Radio presents the winners for the 2018 Annual Young Artists Competition, open to instrumentalists and vocalists ages 18 and under in Arkansas, Louisiana, and Texas. We will featured these young artists live in the Red River Radio studios on Saturday, June 9, 2018, at 3 p.m. Please tune in and support these young artists.

Airs Friday, November 25, at 12 noon. Red River Radio presents the winners for the Seventh Annual Young Artists Competition, open to instrumentalists and vocalists ages 18 and under in Arkansas, Louisiana, and Texas. We will featured these young artists live in the Red River Radio studios on Sunday, October 9, at 3 p.m. This is a repeat broadcast of that concert.

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