WILLIS-KNIGHTON MASTERWORKS SERIES
SATURDAY, JANUARY 28, 2017—7:30 PM
Michael Butterman, Conductor
The final round of the Wideman Competition will be an evening of incredible piano music featuring three different piano concerti performed by the finalists with the Shreveport Symphony Orchestra, concluding with the live announcement of the 1st place gold medal winner! Be sure to join your fellow audience members in choosing an audience favorite while the judges confer.
Competition Awards and Prize Money
1st Place Gold Medal $5,000
The William Peyton Shehee & Virginia Kilpatrick Shehee Award
The Gold Medalist also will win several orchestra performances, engagements and recitals with the Shreveport Symphony Orchestra, the Northwest Florida Symphony Orchestra, the South Arkansas Symphony Orchestra, the Emmett Hook Center Texas Street Artist Recital Series in Shreveport, Louisiana, the Noel Foundation, Inc. Chamber Music Series also in Shreveport, Louisiana, the Downtown Piano Works Fine Arts Series in Frederick, Maryland and the Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concert Series in Chicago, Illinois.
2nd Place Silver Medal $3,000
Given by Alice & John Frazier (in memory of Genevieve & Carlton Frazier) and Martha & Bill Smith.
3rd Place Bronze Medal $1,500
The Magnolia Award given by the family of Marilyn Johnson King
There are still a few tickets available for the final competition being held on Saturday January 28th, 2017 starting at 7:30pm. You can select and order your tickets online by going to this link: Shreveport Symphony Tickets.
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