TEMECULA – High school musicians in the Temecula Valley can win cash prizes at the annual Rotary Music Competition. The Temecula Sunrise Rotary Club will hold its 19th annual Music Competition 6:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 5, at Grace Presbyterian Church, 31143 Nicolas Road, in Temecula. Serious musicians from local high schools or home-schooled students are invited to apply. This competition is an opportunity for young musicians to win cash prizes, to perform for an appreciative audience, to enhance their future careers and to have the opportunity to go on to the finals for more cash prizes.
The public and family members of the musicians are invited attend to the Temecula Sunrise competition, and admission is free. There are three categories of musical presentations: vocal classical or Broadway, piano and other instrumental. The first place prize is $400, second $250 and third $100, all regardless of category. The club winners will go on to the Rotary District No. 5330 finals at the University of Redlands, and winners of those contests in each category will be awarded $1,000 for first place, $500 second place and $250 third place.
Many of the more than 60 Rotary clubs in District No. 5330, encompassing all of Riverside County and much of San Bernardino County, are also participating in this year’s competition. Other local Rotary clubs are holding competitions. These include Murrieta, Temecula’s noon club, Lake Elsinore, Wildomar and Hemet. Advance registration is required for all competitions. For more information or to register, call (951) 698-6116.
Temecula Sunrise Rotary Club meets every Tuesday, 7:30 a.m., at Journey’s End at Pechanga Resort and Casino in Temecula. For more information, visit www.temeculasunriserotary.com.
Rotary International is a worldwide humanitarian service organization with more than 1.2 million members in more than 200 countries and geographical areas. Founded in 1905 in Chicago, Rotary members are business and professional leaders united worldwide to provide humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations and help build goodwill and peace in the world. For information about membership in Rotary, call (951) 698-6116.