If you love to sing… if you want to showcase your talent… if you can imagine yourself performing on stage under Playhouse Square lights…
YOU’LL WANT TO PARTICIPATE IN THE FIRST-EVER SHINING STAR CLE COMPETITION!
Any high school student in grades 9-12 (as of October 2017) in Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake, Medina or Summit counties (including home-schooled high school students).
No entry fee required!
1ST PLACE: $10,000 college scholarship & the opportunity to perform with Cleveland Pops Orchestra at Severance Hall.
2ND PLACE: $5,000 college scholarship.
3RD PLACE: $2,500 college scholarship.
4TH PLACE: $1,000 college scholarship.
BONUS PRIZE: $2,500 to 1st PLACE WINNER’S high school music department.
Round 1 (Video Auditions): April 1 – July 1, 2017
Round 2 (In-Person Auditions): August 11, 12 & 13, 2017
Round 3 (Semifinals):Sunday, September 10, 2017
Round 4 (Finals): Sunday, October 22, 2017