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"The person born with a talent they are meant to use will find their greatest happiness in using it."
~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Wildflower! Budding Talent Contest

photo of a Budding Talen contestantBudding Talent, Wildflower! Richardson’s Arts & Music Festival’s annual youth talent show, gives young singers a chance to perform at this year’s Wildflower! Festival.

Auditions will be held Sunday, March 29 from 1pm to 5pm at First United Methodist Church Richardson (503 N. Central Expressway, Richardson, 75080). Winning singers in five categories from preschool (age 3) to 12th grade will perform at the Eisemann Center during the Wildflower! Festival on Sunday, May 17.

Contestants will need to sing one song from memory. They may bring an accompaniment CD or mp3 to the audition, accompany themselves on an acoustic guitar or keyboard, or bring an accompanist. A piano will be available. Small vocal ensembles of two to four singers are eligible, but no bands will be allowed to enter the contest.

To audition, contestants must pre-register by e-mailing wildflowerbuddingtalent@yahoo.com. Registration closes Friday, March 27 at midnight.