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8/27/2009 Vol. , Issue 2 Contact Us
QUALITY OF LIFE

Applications Available for 2010 Seasons of Music Under the Stars and Alfresco! Fridays
The Museums and Cultural Affairs Department (MCAD) encourages local and touring musical talent to apply for the 27th Season of Music Under the Stars. Local musical talent also can also apply to perform for during the 2010 Season of Alfresco! Fridays.
 
Applications may be accessed via the internet at http://www.elpasotexas.gov/mcad/summer.asp, or picked up at the MCAD office located at City Hall, 2 Civic Center Plaza, El Paso, Texas 79901 – First Floor. Applications can be submitted beginning now until October 31, 2009. All applications must be postmarked by deadline. Incomplete and late applications will not be considered.  
 
Applicants will be scored by a panel of El Paso residents to create a pool of eligible talent to perform at one of the summer concerts. Only the top scoring talent will form part of the talent pool. The submission of audio tracks and collateral marketing material, along with the application, is highly encouraged as these will guide panelists in their scoring. MCAD will then work with the pool of talent to program the 2010 seasons for both summer concert series. Applicants will be notified if they are eligible to perform by December 31st, 2009. 
 
Music Under the Starsbrings to El Pasoans and its visitors a variety of rhythms, styles and musical influences. Over 100,000 concertgoers enjoy a family friendly event at the Chamizal National Memorial from mid June to mid August.  Both, local and touring musical talent are invited to apply. 
 
Alfresco! Fridays features the best of El Paso’s local talent. Held at Arts Festival Plaza, Alfresco! Fridays is the best way to get the weekend started in Downtown El Paso. Local musical talent is invited to apply.
 
For additional information call or visit the City of El Paso Museums and Cultural Affairs Department at (915) 541-4481 or log onto www.artsandculture.org or email guerrerov@elpasotexas.gov.
 


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