Attention singers! Mark your calendars for an upcoming event featuring local vocalists.
The “Eden Prairie Sings! Amateur Vocal Competition” takes place from 3 to 5 p.m. on Aug. 19 at Purgatory Creek Park as part of the city’s Arts in the Park event. Arts in the Park is a full-day affair, running from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and it offers a wide array of unique crafts, artwork, food, and art activities.
Eden Prairie Sings! is hosted by the Eden Prairie Optimist Club and the School of Rock in Eden Prairie in collaboration with the Eden Prairie Players. Singers between the ages of 13 and 20 (as of Oct. 7, 2023) are eligible to participate.
The top performers will receive cash prizes and the chance to represent Eden Prairie at the Minnesota Sings Vocal Competition State Finals in Fairmont. The first-place winner will receive $200 in cash, an entry to the state finals, and a $200 travel stipend. The second-place winner will be awarded $150 in cash, a finals entry, and a stipend, while the third-place winner will receive $100 in cash and serve as a backup proxy.
The Minnesota Sings Vocal Competition State Finals promises even more prizes, including cash rewards of up to $30,000, a recording session, and top-quality music gear sponsored by music industry leaders.
Limited spots are available. More information can be found on the event’s Facebook page.
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