Music Awards 2018

The Rotary Club of Hollywood Foundation invites all young musicians to participate in this yearly competition.

4 outstanding instrumentalists/vocalists will be eligible for prizes.

Les Remsen Award

Best Instrumentalist

Prize US $ 500.00

Herschel Gilbert Award

Best Vocalist

Prize US $ 500.00

Herman Saunders Award

Most Promising Instrumentalist

Prize US $ 250.00

Art Ito Award

Most Promising Vocalist

Prize US $ 250.00

Auditions will be held Friday, February 9th, 2018

starting at 4pm in Hollywood

Winner(s) have the chance to participate in the Rotary District 5280 competition on March 10th, 2018 for additional prizes.

For the audition:

  • Invited applicants will be asked to perform 2 musical selections from the repertoire (not to exceed 5 minutes per piece) with or without accompanist.
  • An accompanist is not provided by Rotary. The applicants must provide their own accompanist if necessary.
  • All categories (Classical, Jazz, Pop, Broadway i.e.) are welcome
  • A minimum of 4 years musical training is required.
  • All orchestral instruments, including voice, piano and guitar are welcome to apply.
  • Enrolled High School students up to the Age limit of 18 and a resident within Los Angeles County.
  • Previous Rotary Club of Hollywood Music Awards winners are ineligible.

Deadline for applications is Feb 1st, 2018