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Lincoln Municipal Band – John Shildneck Young Artist Competition

What: Lincoln Municipal Band – John Shildneck Young Artist Competition

Recordings for the preliminary round of the Lincoln Municipal Band’s 29th annual John Shildneck Young Artist Competition are due by Wednesday, March 30, 2022 at 12:00 pm.

The winning Young Artist will perform as a soloist with the band on a concert in the summer of 2022.

The competition is open to musicians, middle school age and older, who have not reached their 22nd birthday on or before July 3, 2022, and perform on woodwind, brass, and percussion instruments. Those auditioning must be residents of Nebraska or currently studying with a Nebraska teacher.

For the preliminary round, competitors must submit a recorded audition of the piece they wish to play with the band as an mp3 via email, as well as a completed application form and $5.00 non-refundable fee. The solo must be available with band accompaniment. Applications and recordings must be received by noon on Wednesday, March 30, 2022, and finalists will be notified by Monday, April 11, 2022. Finalists will be invited to a live audition on Sunday, May 22, 2022 at 1:00 p.m. at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church.

The winner will receive a $750 prize, the opportunity to perform with the Lincoln Municipal Band at the first summer concert on Sunday, July 3, 2022 at the John Shildneck Memorial Bandshell at Antelope Park, and recognition in the program. The runner-up will receive a $250 prize and recognition in the program.

For more information, please contact the Lincoln Municipal Band business office at (402) 477-7899 or email [email protected]

March 14 @ 8:00 am - March 30 @ 5:00 pm
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