April 27 is the Showcase Round for five of our Minnesota Varsity Featured Round artists. You have a chance to advance one artist with your vote -- as long as it is submitted between now and Sunday, March 30, 2014 at 11:59 p.m. CDT.
The remaining twelve Featured Round artists will have their work evaluated by the following panel of judges, who will choose four more artists to advance to the Showcase Round.
Julia Bogorad-Kogan, flute, The SPCO
William Schrickel, double-bass, Minnesota Orchestra
Tesfa Wondemagegnehu, VocalEssence Asst. Artistic Director (and MPR's Choral Stream Representative)
LeAnn House, College of St. Scholastica Music Program Chair and piano professor
Angela Broeker, University of St. Thomas Choral Activities Director and music professor
Two Showcase Composers will be selected by musicians Can Canbolat, Rosalind Leavell, Francesca Tortorello, Mentor Carol Barnett, and American Composers Forum.