WHO: Piano students ranging from 5th - 12th grades will be competing.
WHAT: The Marian Filice Youth Piano Competition provides an opportunity for local young pianists to perform and compete for scholarships, and the winner of the senior division will perform at this year's Bach to Blues concert on March 17th!
This year 19 contestants are expected to perform two contrasting pieces from the classical repertoire (Baroque, Classical, Romantic, or Contemporary), and 26 people will perform during the festival.
WHEN: Saturday, March 3, 2012
Competition: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Festival / Concert: 3:00 PM
Award Ceremony: 5:00 PM
WHERE: Gavilan College Theater at 5055 Santa Teresa Blvd., Gilroy, 95020
WHY: Marian Filice was a supporter of music and arts education, and she taught piano locally for many years. The generous support of the Filice family makes this competition possible. It is their goal to encourage students to strive for musical excellence and to create an opportunity for them to share their talents with the entire community. For more information, visit www.gavilan.edu/music .