Lively Arts Series Hosts Tri-County’s 70th Annual Youth Recital

Sixth grade flutist Kara Yoo won first place in the Junior Winds Division.

The College will host the Tri-County Concerts Association’s 70th Annual Youth Festival Recital on Saturday, May 19, at 7 p.m. in the Science Center Theater, 340 DeKalb Pike, Blue Bell.

Tickets cost $10 for general admission and are available at the door. Students and children will be admitted free through support by the Ethel Sergeant Clark Smith Memorial Fund. For information, call 610-853-1041 or visit

Established in 1943, the Annual Youth Festival is one of the area’s most prestigious competitions for aspiring young musicians living in Chester, Delaware, and Montgomery counties. Auditions are open to high-school and middle-school students in a wide variety of instruments, including piano, strings, winds, voice, and ensembles, as well as harp, classical guitar, and percussion.

The winners receive scholarships for their musical training and the opportunity to perform at the Recital. The concert will include selections from Chopin, Liszt and Mendelssohn, among others.

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