FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 24, 2008
CONTACT: Tim Musselman, (615) 898-2493
CLAVIERFEST COMPETITION FINALS SET FOR APRIL 5 AT MTSU
Performance Features Top Young Pianists is Free & Open to Public
(MURFREESBORO)—Talented young pianists from throughout the region and from as far away as Ohio will gather for the 12th annual Clavierfest competition Saturday, April 5, in the Wright Music Building on the MTSU campus.
The daylong event will culminate with a free and open Finalist Concert at 7 p.m. in the T. Earl Hinton Music Hall of the WMB.
The Finalist Concert will feature the competition’s 12 top finalists. Three finalists will be selected from each of four categories, including K-3rd grade, 4th-6th grade, 7th-9th grade and 10th-12th grade.
"The concert of finalist has always been very inspiring and impressive and represents some of the best young talent in the area," said Dr. Jerry Perkins, coordinator of keyboard studies and professor of piano at MTSU. "It's a wonderful opportunity for the public to hear these talented young pianists," he added.
The Clavierfest contest is co-sponsored by the MTSU School of Music and the Steinway Piano Gallery of Nashville.
This performance is free and open to the public.
For more information on this and other events in the MTSU School of Music, please visit www.mtsumusic.com or call 615-898-2493.