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Lake Tahoe students sought for youth music contest

Staff report

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — Solo instrumentalists and solo singers are currently being sought to join in the Incline Village Rotary Youth Music Contest.

High school youth ages 14-18 from public, non-traditional and home schooling are eligible.

The first contest is "Rotary Local," to be held at Cornerstone Church at 300 Country Club Blvd. in Incline Village, on March 27 from 7-10 p.m. For instrumentalists, first prize is $150, second is $100, and third is $50. The same prizes are awarded in the singing category.

First Place Instrumentalist goes on to the Rotary Area Contest, also held at Cornerstone, on April 24, 7-10 pm. Prizes there are $350, $250 and $100, respectively, for first, second and third.

The winner of the Rotary Area contest will then go on to the Rotary District Contest at Harrah's Tahoe, in Stateline, Nev., on May 16. First place there gets $1,000, followed by $750 and $500, respectively, for second and third.

At this time, singers are not eligible for the other contests, as 2015 marks just the second year the contest is opened to singers, and only at a local level.

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The Rotary Local contest is sponsored by the Incline Village Rotary Club. For applications, guidelines and information, contact Bill Judd at 775-815-1086 or judd44@charter.net; or Mickey Lufkin at 541-601-4707 or violinmaster7777@gmail.com.