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Montgomery County Public Libraries Accepts Submissions for Make Music Montgomery Contest

For Immediate Release: Friday, February 7, 2020

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) invites County residents to audition live or submit a recording for the “Make Music Montgomery” contest. All acts must contain a live musical element, which may include dance. Acts in a variety of languages and cultures are encouraged. 

The Twinbrook Library, located at 202 Meadow Hall Drive in Rockville, will host live auditions at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, March 2. Interested residents should RSVP to MCPL.MakeMusic@montgomerycountymd.gov to secure an audition slot.  

Residents who cannot attend the audition may submit a three-minute “audition” audio/video recording, in any common format, to MCPL.MakeMusic@ montgomerycountymd.gov by midnight on Monday, March 8.   

Residents may mail or deliver their audition file/media to Eric Carzon at the Twinbrook Library. Delivered items must arrive by 8 p.m. on Monday, March 8.  

Musical acts will perform during the Just for the Record – A Vinyl Day event from noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 18, at the Silver Spring Library. A group of community “celebrity” judges will select first and second place winners. The Friends of the Library, Montgomery County, Inc. will provide the first prize valued at $100 and second prize valued at $50. 

“We are delighted to celebrate the musical talents of our community and are looking forward to receiving many submissions,” said MCPL Director Anita Vassallo. “Music brings people together, and when performed by talented residents, it is inspiring for the whole community.”  

For more information, visit www.mcpl.events/VinylDay or contact Eric Carzon by email at: Eric.Carzon@montgomerycountymd.gov or telephone at 240-777-0249. 

Release ID: 20-044
Media Contact: Judy Stiles 240-777-6536