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Spotlight Calendar

Final performance at Walt Disney Concert Hall on June 5, 2018!

SPOTLIGHT EVENTS DATES* NOTES
Online Applications Open May 23, 2017 musiccenter.org/spotlight
Spotlight Academy Sept. 17, 2017 The Music Center; Open to students, parents & teachers
     
APPLICATION DEADLINE    
Application Deadline - Extended! Oct. 20, 2017 musiccenter.org/spotlight
     
NOTIFICATION DATES    

Preliminary 2 Auditions
Jazz and Classical Instrumental

Nov. 2017   

Preliminary 2 Auditions 
All Other Categories

Dec. 2017  

Semifinals 

Dec. 2017 - Feb. 2018  

Grand Prize Finalists chosen after each Semifinal audition

     
PRELIMINARY 2 LIVE AUDTIONS** Dec. 2017 - Feb. 2018  
Jazz Instrumental Dec. 9 or 17 The Music Center
Classical Instrumental - Brass/Woodwind Dec. 10 (AM) or 16 (PM) The Music Center
Classical Instrumental - Piano Dec. 10 (PM) or 18 (AM) The Music Center
Classical Instrumental - Strings Dec. 16 (AM) or 18 (PM) The Music Center 
Ballet/Non-Classical Dance Jan. 20, Jan. 21, Feb. 4, or Feb. 10  USC - Glorya Kaufman School of Dance
Classical Voice Jan. 14 or 27 The Music Center
Acting Jan. 20 or Feb. 3 The Music Center
Non-Classical Voice  Jan. 13, 27 or 28 The Music Center
**Students will choose one date for their live audition
     
MASTER CLASSES Feb. - Mar. 2018  
Classical Voice Master Class Feb. 11 The Music Center; Open to all students
Acting Semifinal Master Class Feb. 17 The Music Center; Open to all students
Non-Classical Voice Semifinal Master Class Feb. 18 The Music Center; Open to all students
Non-Classical Dance Semifinal Master Class Feb. 25 USC; By invitation
Ballet Semifinal Master Class March 10 The Music Center; By invitation
Jazz Instrumental Semifinal Master Classes TBD by instrument TBD; By invitation
Classical Instrumental Semifinal Master Classes TBD by instrument TBD; By invitation
     
SEMIFINAL AUDITIONS Mar. - Apr. 2018  
Classical Instrumental Semifinal March 17 Private
Non-Classical Voice Semifinal   March 24 Private
Ballet Semifinal   April 7 Private
Non-Classical Dance Semifinal April 8 Private
Acting Semifinal  April 14 Private
Classical Voice Semifinal   April 15 Private
Jazz Instrumental Semifinal  April 21 Private
     
GRAND PRIZE FINALISTS:    
Finalist Luncheon May 6, 2018 Private
Spotlight Awards Rehearsal  June 4, 2018 Walt Disney Concert Hall
Spotlight Grand Finale Performance June 5, 2018 Walt Disney Concert Hall
 
* DATES SUBJECT TO CHANGE. PLEASE CHECK BACK