Symphony extends Young Artist date
December 17, 2012

The Butler County Symphony Association has extended the deadline for the 34th annual Young Artist Competition to Jan. 7.

The competition will take place from 1 to 4 p.m. Jan. 20 in Swope Hall at Slippery Rock University.

The winner will receive $400 and will perform with the Butler County Symphony Orchestra on March 9.

This competition is open to any graduate of a high school within a 25-mile radius of Butler, or any musician currently attending Allegheny, Geneva, Grove City, Thiel or Westminster colleges or Clarion, Indiana (Pa.) or Slippery Rock universities. The age limit is 25.

For more information, contact Peggy McGuirk at 724-287-3365 or writing to her at 141 Newhaven Lane, Butler, PA 16001, or You can also visit for information.