Bagaduce Music announces that the 23rd Annual Young Composers Festival will be held on Saturday, April 20 from 10 AM to 1 PM in Emlen Hall at the Bay School, 17 Bay School Drive in Blue Hill, Maine. All Maine students who entered their original compositions in the 23rd Annual Young Composers Competition and their families are invited to attend this festival.  
At the festival, three cash prizes will be awarded in each of two divisions: Category I - Ages 13 and Younger and Category II - Ages 14 and Older.  In addition to being able to perform their original pieces in front of an audience, participants will be able to speak with the three judges about their compositions.  Students are also invited to attend a Composition Workshop at the Bay School immediately following the festival, from 1-2:30 PM.
The purpose of the Young Composers Competition is to foster and develop an interest in original music composition and notation among Maine students.