2008 Caudell Cup Piano Competition to be held Sat.,March 1

February 28th, 2008

 Contact: Amy Robertson, Director of College Communications

(318) 487-7194

Pineville, LA…Louisiana College, together with the Kiwanis Club of Pineville, will sponsor the newly formatted 2008 Caudell Cup Piano Competition on Saturday, March 1 beginning at 7:30 pm, in Presser Hall of the Weathersby Fine Arts Building. The competition is open free of charge to the public.

Five pianists from area colleges and universities will compete in the event:  Karen Hartzog (freshman Piano Performance major from LC); Jana Krajciova (NSU), Peter Kysela (NSU), Alexandra Ognanoska(NSU) and Natalie Wood(LA Tech).

Each of the participants will play two selections and will be judged by Dr. Kian Chat Lim (faculty of University of Louisiana at Lafayette).
Competition results will be announced at the conclusion of the performances. The following prizes will be awarded: First Place: $500 and the Caudell Cup; Second place: $300; Third place: $200.  Additionally, the winner of the Caudell Cup will have the honor of performing for the Kiwanis at one of their Spring 2008 meetings. (Date TBA)