The Livermore-Amador Symphony Association has announced that applications for its 44th Competition for Young Musicians will be accepted from Sept. 9-18.
The competition is open to instrumentalists and vocalists who reside or attend school in San Ramon, Pleasanton, Livermore, Sunol and Dublin. Students are eligible through grade 12. If not enrolled in high school, the maximum age is 17. All instruments will be considered.
The purpose of the competition is to select two young musicians who will perform as soloists with the symphony Feb. 18, 2017. They also will be awarded $500.
Applications must include a recording for preliminary screening and be accompanied by an $8 application fee. For more details, go to www.livermoreamadorsymphony.org or call 447-1947.