Saturday, 30 March 2013

Great Squeeze auditions today in Los Fresnos

Are you interest to participate Great Squeeze auditions today in Los Fresnos

exas Folklife today will hold its final auditions at Los Fresnos High School for the seventh annual great Squeeze competition. The event is at 3 p.m. and will feature Brownsville’s Peter Anzaldua, last year’s winner, and the contest’s first champ, Juan Longoria Jr. and his band Conteño. The competition lures the state’s top young accordionists. It seeks contestants who play in genres including Tejano, conjunto, norteño, zydeco, Cajun, German, Czech and Polish polka. One Source Talent arrange talent people in this auditions are free and open to the public. Contestants may register on site.

one source talent audition
“The annual contest is one of the ways we carry out our mission to preserve, promote and present Texas’ diverse cultural heritage,” Texas Folklife Executive Director Cristina Balli said. “We are very pleased to play some role in helping communities celebrate, honor and pass their traditions to the next generation.” The audition will select semifinalists to compete April 20 at the Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum in Austin. The contest’s finalists will compete June 1 at the Accordion Kings & Queens Festival in Houston. The winner gets a prize package valued at more than $4,000, including a cash prize, a Hohner accordion, performance opportunities in Austin and Houston, publicity, and professional development and other opportunities.


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