Eastern Music Festival (EMF), a nationally recognized classical music festival and summer educational program announces the launch of its 2024 Art Competition, inviting young artists aged 14-23 to embark on a creative odyssey with the theme, “Rhapsody – A Visual and Musical Journey.” Art submissions are open through January 30, 2024.

This competition encourages passionate artists to unleash their creativity in a 2-D medium, interpreting the theme “Rhapsody.” The selected artwork could be featured on the front cover of the 2024 Eastern Music Festival playbill, captivating audiences with the artist’s unique perspective on this melodious theme.

Prizes and Recognition: The winner will receive $250 and a chance to be featured on the cover of the 2024 festival playbill. This is an incredible opportunity for young artists to gain recognition and showcase their talents to a wider audience.

Submission Details: Artists are invited to submit their 2-D artworks that capture the essence of “Rhapsody.” The medium is open to interpretation and can include painting, drawing, printmaking, digital art, etc. Each artist is limited to one submission.

To submit, please include the following:
1. Artwork: Create a 2-D masterpiece that embodies the theme “Rhapsody.”
2. Artist Information: Provide your name, age, city, and contact information.

Submission Deadline: The deadline for submissions is January 30, 2024.

Late entries will not be considered, so be sure to submit your artwork on time.

Juried by Local Art Professionals: Entries will be thoughtfully evaluated by esteemed local art professionals from the vibrant Greensboro art scene. Their expertise will ensure a fair and comprehensive review of each submission.

Link for submissions: form.jotform.com/233046067154149
Submissions are free, making this an accessible opportunity for all young artists.

EMF’s 62nd season concluded on July 29, 2023, and planning is underway for the 63rd season which will take place June 22 – July 27, 2024. Stay tuned for announcements about the upcoming season!