Piano competition to be held at Triple Locks

| February 6, 2020

Plans for the annual Edward E. Montgomery Jr. Piano Competition to be held Sunday, April 5 are underway.

This will be the 32nd competition which was established in 1987 by The Montgomery Foundation to honor the wishes of Edward E. Montgomery Jr. The participants preform on his piano that currently rests in the founder’s gallery in the visitor center at Historic Roscoe Village.

The senior vision competition is open to participants residing in Coshocton County grades nine through 12. Junior division format includes participants in grades seven through nine. Ninth graders have their choice of division to compete.

The winner of the senior division will receive a $1,000 cash prize while the junior division will be awarded a $250 cash prize. In the elder division participants compete with a memorized selection from the current OMEA Class A list. The junior division will require competitors to perform a selection from OMEA Class C. list and memorization is also a requirement.

Any person who provides piano instruction to an individual who resides in Coshocton County or a perspective competitor is encouraged to contact The Montgomery Foundation Office, 365 N. Whitewoman St., Coshocton, OH 43812, call 740-622-2696 for further information. Application forms and guidelines are now available with local piano teachers and school district music departments or guidance offices.

The April 5th competitor will begin at 7 p.m. at the Triple Locks Theatre. The public is invited to attend.

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