2018 Young Composers' Competition

The Bagaduce Music Lending Library announces that the 2018 Young Composers' Competition is now open.  This 22nd annual  competition is open all Maine students in grades K-12.  The purpose is to foster and develop an interest in original music composition and notation among Maine students.  Entries are being accepted in two age groups: Category I - Age 13 and Younger and Catagory II - Age 14 Through High School.
Compositions should be submitted to the Bagaduce Music Lending Library by February 9, 1918.  Cash prizes of $200, $125 and $75 will be awarded to three contestants in each age group.  All participants will receive a certificate and a written critique of their composition from a panel of three professional musicians.   Entrants will also be invited to perform their original pieces at the Young Composers' Festival, to be held at The Bay School on Saturday, April 21, 2018.
Click on the links below to download the Young Composers' Competition rules and application form.  
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Harvest Children's Festival Petting Zoo

PETTING ZOO OF MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS
There was a joyful noise made by all who attended the Harvest Festival at the Bagaduce Music Lending Library. Cider and donuts and "Where's Bach" a searching game in the Library and musical chairs in the Performance Hall, all added to a wonderful day for children.