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Make Music Montgomery is accepting musical submissions

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) is accepting musical submissions for our Virtual 2021 Make Music Montgomery contest. All County residents or people who work in the County  are invited to apply and participate.  Submitted acts must contain a live musical element, but may also include dance or other forms of artistic expression.  Acts are desired in a variety of languages and cultures from people of all ages and abilities.

Please submit a virtual audition file no longer than 3 minutes in length by midnight on March 3, 2021.  The audition file should be an audio/video recording of your intended performance.  Email the file or link to MCPL.MakeMusic@montgomerycountymd.gov .   Performers can also mail or deliver their audition file/media to Eric Carzon, Connie Morella Library, 7400 Arlington Road, Bethesda, MD 20814.  To deliver a file personally, please call the branch to arrange to deliver your item via the Holds-2-Go process, 240-777-0970.  Performers can submit the file or media in any common format, send an inquiry to MCPL.MakeMusic@montgomerycountymd.gov as early as possible if you have questions.

Selected musical acts will perform during the first hour of Virtual Just for the Record – A Vinyl Day on Saturday, April 17, 2021 from 12 to 3 pm on Facebook Live (https://www.facebook.com/watch/MontgomeryCountyPublicLibraries/ ).  A panel of community “celebrity” judges will award first ($100 value) and second prizes ($50 value) and provide constructive advice.  Prizes are funded by the primary program sponsor, the Friends of the Library, Montgomery County, Inc.

MCPL contact: Eric Carzon Eric.Carzon@montgomerycountymd.gov  (240-777-0934)