The Del Couch Music Education Foundation is pleased to announce audition dates of Saturday, December 6th from 10 am – 2 pm and Sunday, December 7th from 2 pm – 6 pm for the first “Bradenton Area Idol” contest. Auditions will be held at the Manatee School for the Arts, 700 Haben Blvd, Palmetto, FL 34221.
All area students in grades 6 through 12 are invited to audition. The cost is $10.00 per person to audition. NO BANDS only SOLO performers and no accompaniment will be provided.
Thirty contestants will be selected to compete in a series of competitions to be held at the Bradenton Area Convention Center during the months of December, January and February. The winner will receive a recording contract with Emerging Artists which includes a full production CD, presentation to industry insiders, recording labels and a concert appearance at Lakewood Ranch’s Winterfest with the Doobie Brothers, War and Sam Woolf. Music scholarships will be awarded to the top five finishers.