MUSICAL KIDS CLASSICAL MUSIC COMPETITION FOR MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS ANNOUNCED BY CLASSICAL WQED-FM 89.3
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
January 8, 2013
MUSICAL KIDS CLASSICAL MUSIC COMPETITION
FOR MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS
ANNOUNCED BY CLASSICAL WQED-FM 89.3
PITTSBURGH—Classical WQED-FM 89.3 is pleased to announce Musical Kids, a classical music competition for middle school students in grades six to eight.
“As the voice of the arts in western Pennsylvania, Classical WQED-FM 89.3 wants to showcase our region’s talented youth“, said Deborah L. Acklin, President and Chief Executive Officer of WQED Multimedia. “We believe that classical music education is essential to appreciating the arts and hope that Musical Kids provides encouragement and recognition for developing musicians, vocalists and artists locally.”
Between January 7 and February 22, 2013 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
4802 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213-2942
Funding for Musical Kids is made possible by a grant from the Snee-Reinhardt Charitable Foundation.
WQED Pittsburgh has a proud history of honors, including 134 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. The people of WQED create, produce and distribute quality programs, products and services to engage, inform, educate and entertain the public within their community and around the world. 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.wqed.org/fm; 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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