Bay Chamber Concerts and Music School invites applications to the Young Stars of Maine prize program. Applications are due postmarked or emailed by Monday, May 3, and accepted applicants will be invited to audition in person at the school on Sunday, May 23. In addition to prize awards, winners will play a concert for a limited in-person audience on June 6 at the Rockport Opera House.

For 60 years, Bay Chamber has awarded prizes to Maine students who have made a significant commitment to their musical studies. The prize categories include classical and jazz styles and solo, ensemble, instrumental and vocal performances. Awards are between $500 and $1,000 in eight categories, for individuals and ensembles ages 12–25.

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