The Classical Masters Music Festival is pleased to announce its annual festival on June 9-10 at Three Stages at Folsom Lake College.
Exceptional local young musicians and an international competitor will perform during the festival. Music-lovers are invited to enjoy an impressive two-day event filled with concerts, competitions, and master lectures.
Local youth musicians are encouraged to apply now for the festival competition. There are a variety of different categories for musicians. The application deadline is May 1.
Exciting festival activities
Opening concert on Saturday, June 9 at 6:30 p.m. — Featuring a stellar line-up of two very young and talented pianists: Folsom resident Dominic Pang (first place winner of the 2011 Classical Masters Music Festival Category A — 7 years old); Folsom resident Christopher Son Richardson (first place winner of the 2011 Classical Masters Music Festival Category B2 — 12 years old); and featured guest pianist Yeol Eum Son, silver medalist of the 13th Van Cliburn 2009 International Piano Competition and the Steven De Groote Memorial Award for the Best Performance of Chamber Music. Tickets are $29.
Master classes on Saturday afternoon, June 9. Focused classes for music teachers, aspiring novice pianists, chamber music ensembles and advanced young pianists. Tickets are $10.
Final piano competition/closing concert on Sunday, June 10 at 3 p.m. — Solo piano semi-finalists, ages 4-18 from all over the state will compete for final prize categories. Tickets are $19.
The Classical Masters Musical Festival is a registered nonprofit organization and its mission is to provide an interacting and engaging environment that supports and stimulates the interest of young people in music and performing arts.
The festival founder is 16 year old Granite Bay resident Austin Lee. Lee’s vision has received ground-swell support from many local business and education leaders who believe in the importance and value of music in the lives of young people.
All events will take place at Three Stages Arts Center, 10 College Parkway in Folsom.
For tickets go to threestages.net or call 916-608-6888.
Visit classicalmastersmusicfestival.org for more information.