Roland Atelier Organ Fest Coming to L.A. Feb. 2009
Los Angeles, Calif. — Roland is excited to announce the very first national Roland Atelier Organ Fest, to be held in Los Angeles in February 2009. If you'd like to compete, contact your Atelier dealer. Local festivals will be held at dealer locations throughout the U.S. From there, you may advance to the regional competition. Regional winners win a free trip to the National Finals in L.A, paid for by Roland.
Entrants must select the appropriate category for performance in the Atelier Organ Fest based on age and playing level ability.
The category criteria are as follows:
â€¢ Youth Division: Participants must be 17 years or younger.
â€¢ Hobbyist Division: Participants must be 18 years or older and be able to use one-finger or 3 finger left hand chords, no pedal playing required.
â€¢ Advanced Hobbyist Division: Participants must be 18 or older and be able to play full chords or 3 staff arrangements with pedals.
â€¢ Professional Division: Participants must be 18 or older and are defined as musicians that are paid to perform, teach or arrange organ music
â€¢ Participants may select their own performance piece and may incorporate sequencing provided it has been created in â€œreal timeâ€ on the Roland Atelier by the performer
â€¢ Participants in each division level will perform exclusively on the AT-800, AT-900 or AT-900C
â€¢ Entrants must fill in the entry form, sign it and take or mail the form to their local Roland Atelier dealer.
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