DANVILLE – The Danville Symphony Orchestra will hold its annual Gail and Harry Adams Young Artists Competition at 1 p.m. Sunday at St. James United Methodist Church, 504 N. Vermilion St.
The competition began in 1971 in order to provide area youth the opportunity to compete on their chosen instrument against their peers.
Fourteen students ranging in age from 13 to 18 will compete for a total in prize money of $1,000. Students will perform on seven instruments including flute, violin, piano, trombone, trumpet, French horn and oboe. Each contestant will perform one movement of a standard instrumental solo or concerto for which orchestral accompaniment is available in the U.S.
The competitors are all from Champaign-Urbana.
There is no admission charge and the public is encouraged to attend. More information is available from the symphony office at 443-5300.