Contest Information

Bill Prince Outstanding Jazz Musician Award

Concert on the Green is pleased to continue the Bill Prince Outstanding Jazz Musician Award in 2020.

The winner will be chosen through a competitive audition process and, based on the audition, may perform on the main stage at Concert on the Green on May 24, 2020.  The winner will receive a scholarship award that can be used toward music or college expenses.

Eligibility

To be eligible, students must live in Clay County and may be home schooled or attend school in either Clay or Duval County.  Students in grades 9-12 may compete in the jazz competition. Students can be chosen as the first place soloist winner more than once, but not in consecutive years.  

For more information including rules and online application, click on the link below:

Bill Prince Outstanding Jazz Musician Award

Poster Contest 

The annual Concert on the Green Poster Contest is an excellent opportunity for students and their art programs. Winning students not only receive a scholarship award, they receive recognition for their work and will have a copy of a juried piece for their portfolios.

Who is Eligible? ANY school-age student residing in Clay County, grades 4 – 12. Students from public, private or home schools and those who attend a school outside Clay County as long as they reside in Clay County.  Students can be chosen as the first place winner more than once, but not in consecutive years. 

For more information including rules and online application, click on the link below:

Poster Competition Contest

Young Artist Competition 

Concert on the Green is pleased to announce the 2020 Music Competition for Clay County students and those attending schools in Duval County.  This young artist event is designed to promote music education by providing talented students an opportunity to perform a solo work with the Jacksonville Symphony. The Vocalist winner and the Instrumentalist winner will be chosen through a competitive audition process and may perform with the Jacksonville Symphony in concert on May 24, 2020.  The winner(s) will receive a scholarship award that can be used toward music or college expenses.

Eligibility:  To be eligible, students must live in Clay County and may be home schooled or attend school in either Clay or Duval County. Students in grades 9-12 will compete in the Senior Division. Students in grades 6-9 will compete in the Junior Division. As a 9th grader, students may choose to enter either division.  Students can be chosen as the first place soloist winner more than once, but not in consecutive years. 

∗FREE Piano accompaniment will be provided: Concert on the Green will pay the fees for a piano accompaniment (up to four total) for one rehearsal, the Concert on the Green audition, the finals competition, and the Penney Farms recital (if the student is chosen as a finalist).  Any other rehearsals, if required, would need to be paid by the student. 

∗Students are required to scan their accompaniment and e-mail it to Mrs. Polsley no later than APRIL 1st. (note, if email is to large a file to send, we suggest scanned copies of only 3 pages each sent as a PDF file in separate scans and emails until the entire piece has been sent).For assistance in booking times with the accompanist, or for additional information please email Mrs. Polsley at:  suepolsley@hotmail.com or contact Mrs. Cara Rothermel, Music Competition Coordinator at: music@concertonthegreen.com

If applicant chooses to bring in an outside accompanist, all fees are the responsibility of the applicant.

For more information including rules and online application, click on the link below:

Young Artist Competition Contest

The winning students will be awarded scholarships for use towards their college education or use in summer arts camps. All scholarship awards MUST be claimed within 12 months of high school graduation. The amount of scholarships is based on the success of fundraising events for Concert on the Green. The fundraising for the scholarships is based solely on support from Clay County residents and businesses and any proceeds from the Memorial Day Concert on the Green event.

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