St. Cecilia Music Center is the oldest arts organization in the region so while you enjoy ArtPrize exhibits you can also tour our historical landmark home. St. Cecilia Music Center is the music hub during ArtPrize. In addition to our Terryberry Gallery that features visual art, we have listening stations featuring musical ArtPrize entries. St. Cecilia Music Center will host live performances featuring ArtPrize musical entries in our President's room on a daily basis for the first 10 days of ArtPrize as part of the "busking locations" throughout Grand Rapids. Musical entries will be performing at various sites throughout the city to exhibit their musical entry. St. Cecilia will be awarding ten independently organized $1,000 cash prizes in five different musical genres - one based on your votes and one a "Critics' Choice" award.
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MUSIC: St. Cecilia Music Center is the music hub during ArtPrize. St. Cecilia will be awarding $10,000 in PRIZE MONEY in five different musical genres. $1,000 in each genre based on the popular vote and $1,000 in each genre based on a new "Critics' Choice" award in each genre. Genres are pop/electronic; rock/blues; classical; jazz and folk/country. Listening stations located at St. Cecilia will feature recordings of all entries. If registering for ArtPrize as a musical artist choose the Time-based category. St. Cecilia will host one of the many busking stations featured throughout the city on a daily basis for the first 10 days of the event. Musical entries will be eligible for the ArtPrize grand prize and a Time-based jury and/or public vote award this year, in addition to the SCMC prize money. A professional recording of the piece must be provided by September 1, 2015. VISUAL: SCMC will be hosting visual art in our Terryberry Gallery.