We are thrilled to announce that the 4th Annual The Stars of Summer competition has received an overwhelming response! 🌟🎶 Applications are now closed, and our team is busy processing all the entries. Our esteemed panel of judges has already begun reviewing the submissions, and we can't wait to witness the incredible talent on display.
Here are some exciting numbers for you: This year, we have over 80 contestants participating, showcasing their skills as soloists and ensembles. The diversity of musical expression is truly remarkable, with 18 entries in the American composer category, 10 in the Piano Concerto category, 12 in the Italian Composer category, 3 in the MusiCats category, 15 in the Ukrainian award category, 25 in the World Composer category, and 2 vocalists in the Classical - no microphone category. We also have 3 vocalists in the Vocal: Microphone category, featuring classical cross, pop, jazz, and musical theater performances with recorded accompaniments.
The talent knows no boundaries, with contestants aged from 6 to 25 years old, representing countries such as China, Taiwan, and various states in the USA, including Ohio, North Carolina, and Illinois. Our participants' dedication and passion for music shine through in every performance.
As we process the applications, our YouTube channel is the place to be for music enthusiasts! 🎵🎬 Head over to https://www.youtube.com/@thestarsofsummer384 to watch the competition entries and get a glimpse of the amazing talent showcased in this year's event. Don't forget to subscribe to the channel to stay updated with the latest news and performances.
Please keep an eye on our website's "2023 Participants" page at https://www.thestarsofsummerusa.com/copy-of-2022-participants as the information may change during the processing period. Parents of the contestants, if you haven't already done so, kindly send us a photo of your child to email@example.com.
This will ensure that your kid's information is complete and accurately represented on the page.
Our judges are working diligently to review the recordings and select the most captivating performers for the highly-anticipated Gala concert. The energy and passion of these young musicians are infectious, and we can't wait to share their talent with the world! The winners and laureates of the competition will be announced on the website and social media by 11 pm on August 5, 2023.
Stay tuned for more updates and be a part of this exceptional musical journey. Thank you all for your incredible support!