MICHIGAN CITY — Monday Musicale is now accepting applications for its annual Student Awards Competition. Auditions will be held Sunday, April 19 at the Michigan City First Presbyterian Church, 121 W. 9th Street, beginning at 1 p.m. Areas of competition include keyboard (piano or organ), instrumental (string or wind), vocal, and musical theater (choreographed vocal presentation). Applicants must reside or attend school in La Porte County, or take private lessons from a La Porte County resident or Monday Musicale member. Students in grades 4 through 12 (or home-schooled equivalent) are invited to apply, now through April 11.
Participants will gain experience in musical competition as they compete for a number of awards and scholarships. A cash award of $100 is given to the highest scoring Junior Division candidate (grades 4-8). Senior Division participants (grades 9-12) are eligible for monetary awards of $300-$500, given in the categories of solo performance, accompaniment, and/or musical improvisation.