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CLASSICAL WQED-FM MUSICAL KIDS COMPETITION OPENS CALL FOR ENTRIES FROM MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS IN CONTEST'S SECOND YEAR

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
December 4, 2013

CONTACT:
George Hazimanolis
412-622-1366
ghazimanolis@wqed.org

Maria Pisano
412-622-1366
mpisano@wqed.org

CLASSICAL WQED-FM MUSICAL KIDS COMPETITION
OPENS CALL FOR ENTRIES FROM MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS
IN CONTEST’S SECOND YEAR

PITTSBURGH—Classical WQED-FM 89.3 announces a new year of Musical Kids, a classical music competition for middle school students in grades six to eight.

“We were overwhelmed by the response from local students and parents during of first year of Musical Kids,“ said Deborah L. Acklin, President and Chief Executive Officer of WQED Multimedia. “The talent of students in our region provided a competitive field of entries and validated the success of Pittsburgh’s extensive and diverse arts scene, including opportunities for exposure to classical music.”

Between January 6 and February 14, 2014 WQED is accepting audio entries for consideration in the following categories:

• Instrumental Soloist
• Vocal Soloist

Entries may be mailed on CD to:

ATTN: Musical Kids
WQED Multimedia
4802 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213-2942

Official Contest Rules, entry form and additional information are available at www.wqed.org/musicalkids. Questions may be directed to musicalkids@wqed.org, no phone calls please.

Funding for Musical Kids is made possible by grants from the Snee-Reinhardt Charitable Foundation and The Fine Foundation.

WQED Pittsburgh has a proud history of honors, including 140 National and Mid-Atlantic Emmy® Awards, an Academy Award, and many, many others, including two Emmy® Awards for Station Excellence. WQED was founded in 1954 as the nation’s first community-supported broadcaster. WQED changes lives by creating and sharing outstanding public media that educates, entertains and inspires. It is the parent company of WQED-TV (PBS); WQED: The Neighborhood Channel; WQED: The Create Channel; WQED Showcase; Classical WQED-FM 89.3/Pittsburgh; Classical WQEJ-FM 89.7/Johnstown; the Pittsburgh Concert Channel at WQED-HD2 (89.3-2FM) and online at www.wqedfm.org; local and national television and radio productions; WQED Interactive (www.wqed.org) and iQ: smartmedia, WQED’s Educational initiative (www.wqed.org/edu).


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George Hazimanolis
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412.622.1366
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Maria Pisano
Marketing Associate
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mpisano@wqed.org

 

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