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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

photo of a Budding Talen contestantBudding Talent, Wildflower! Arts & Music Festival's annual youth vocal competition, gives young singers a chance to perform at this year's Wildflower! Festival, May 20-22, 2016.

Auditions will be held Sunday, April 24, from 1pm to 5pm at the Senior Citizens Center in Richardson, (820 W. Arapaho Rd., Richardson, 75080 - NORTH entrance). 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 22.

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 clicking the following link:

Registration closes Monday, April 18, at midnight.