ENTRY DEADLINE TOMORROW, WEDNESDAY, JULY 28, 2010 at MIDNIGHT (EST)
CONTESTANTS TO SUBMIT VIDEO ENTRIES VIA YOUTUBE.COM
Finalists To Sing Live With Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Before Performance of The Wizard Of Oz at Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre At Encore Park
Saturday, August 14, 2010
Prizes To Include Round-Trip Tickets To New York
To Hear Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Perform At Carnegie Hall
Amateur singers, age 18 and older
DEADLINE TOMORROW: The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Turner Classic Movies® are inviting amateur singers to compete in the “Atlanta Symphony Songster 2010” vocal competition, and a chance to perform with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra at Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre at Encore Park on Saturday, August 14, 2010. The concert will feature the Orchestra performing the music to the classic film, The Wizard of Oz — a theme carried into the vocal competition.
Contestants will need to submit a two-minute video of them singing “Over the Rainbow,” the famous song performed by Judy Garland in the classic film, The Wizard of Oz, by midnight (EST) TOMORROW, Wednesday, July 28, 2010.
A panel of judges, including The Recording Academy Atlanta Chapter Board Members Brandon Bush and Adam McKnight, will narrow the entrants down to three finalists, to be announced on Wednesday, August 4, 2010.
The three finalists will then sing a portion of “Over the Rainbow” with the Orchestra prior to the start of the concert on Saturday, August 14, 2010, which will also be streamed live on UStream.com. And, in the spirit of American Idol, audience members will select the winner by text message or by online voting.
Prizes include round-trip tickets to New York to see the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra perform at Carnegie Hall in October 2010.
Submission deadline: TOMORROW, Wednesday, July 28, 2010, Midnight (EST)