All Division I finalists will have advanced to the National Finals: Round III. Those competing tonight are the remaining eight National finalists who have won both Round I: Regional Finals held across the United States at one of the following locations:
San Francisco: San Francisco Conservatory of Music (Western)
Miami: University of Miami (Southern)
Chicago: Northwestern University (Midwestern)
Champaign-Urbana: University of Illinois (Midwestern)
Bloomington: Illinois Wesleyan University (Midwestern)
New York City: Nola Studios (Northern)
as well as Round II: National Semi-Finals (held in NYC). This competition rewards excellence in music. Two divisions will be competing for cash prizes this year. Division I (Ages: 18-28) will be competing tonight. Our junior high (Ages: 10-14) & High School (13-19) 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Place National winners will perform at Symphony Space while the Division I Winners are tallied.
Over $5,000.00 in cash prizes will be awarded this year for the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners of Division I & II!
8:30PM NY Lyric National Finals: Division I (8 finalists compete)
9:30PM Junior High & High School 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Place Winners performance
9:50PM Announcement of the Division I Winners