110 Myrtle Ave, Westport, CT Phone: 203-222-7070.
Westport Town Hall. The goal of the Competition is to give young musicians, aged 19 through 30, support in the early stages of their professional careers. Now celebrating its 40th year, the Competition attracts contestants from all over the world, including many foreign musicians studying or working in the US. Past winners include: pianists Frederic Chiu, Christopher O'Reilly; clarinetists Charles Neidich and Todd Palmer; baritone Christopheren Nomura; flutist David Fedele, and the Alexander Quartet. The two categories of voice and piano alternate every two years. How to Enter: Entries are due by October 5, 2011. Download the Competition Brochure at www.westportartscenter.org for more details. The Heida Hermanns International Competition is Presented by Connecticut Alliance for Music, with support from the Westport Arts Center. For more information about the Connecticut Alliance for Music, please visit www.camusic.org. For more information, contact Westport Arts Center at 203-222-7070, www.westportartscenter.org. Gallery hours are Monday- Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, 12 p.m. to 4 p.m., at 51 Riverside Avenue, Westport, CT.