The Arts Council of Southern Indiana will sponsor a Fiddle Fest from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Oct. 12 during New Albany’s Harvest Homecoming. The contest, with cash prizes, will be held on the stage at Market and State streets in New Albany. The categories, divided by age, are: Under 13, 13-18 and 19 and up. There will also be a non-violin open class (bass, viola, cello, etc.). The judge’s panel will include Rachel Blanton, Doug Elmore, and Emily Poe Stumler. Competitors will be expected to perform three songs by memory including a hoedown, waltz and song of choice. Contestants may play with or without accompaniment. The contestant must lead at all times; accompanists may not play the melody. Early registrants can send a $5 entry fee along with name, contact information, instrument and birth date to: The Arts Council of Southern Indiana, 820 E. Market St., New Albany, Ind., 47150. Fee will increase to $10 after Oct. 1. Make checks payable to Arts Council of Southern Indiana. For information and more details on rules call 812.786.2892.
Date: Oct 12, 2012
Starts: 3:30 PM | Ends: 5:00 PM
Market and State streets
New Albany, Ind.