Mabel Mercer Foundation High School Competition
The Laurie Beechman Theater
Sat, March 9th 2pm – 4pm

THE NEXT GENERATION OF ENTERTAINERS SING AMERICAN SONGBOOK CLASSICS The Adela & Larry Elow Teenager Endowment Fund administered by The Mabel Mercer Foundation was created specifically to encourage teenagers to learn and perform The Great American Songbook, as composed between the years 1900-1970. This year’s participants will be nominated from pupils who attend New York City public performing arts high schools which require auditions before enrolling students. The singers will compete for cash awards: a $2,500 first prize, a $1,500 second prize, and a $1,000 third prize. Already set as judges for March 9th are legend Sandy Stewart, master teacher and jazz singer Natalie Douglas; award winning cabaret performer and director Jeff Harnar; Broadway musical director and arranger Mark Hummel; Time Out New York critic Adam Feldman; and music author and journalist Will Friedwald. Their choice as the first prize winner will also be invited to appear during the annual Mabel Mercer Foundation Cabaret Convention October 28-31 at the Rose Theater, Frederick P. Rose Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center. As seating is limited for the March 9th competition, reservations are essential. $20 Cover plus $20 Food & Beverage Minimum Full Lunch Menu Available RESERVATIONS Only through the Mabel Mercer Foundation (212) 980-3026

Laurie Beechman Theater
407 W. 42nd Street (off of 9th Ave.)
Reservations: 212-695-6909
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