Rieu To Be Namesake For Prize Offered by Amikejo
André Rieu has attached his name to a new encouragement prize which will be offered by the youth symphony orchestra "Amikejo"
It is the first time that the conductor has attached his name to an award. Every year the André Rieu incentive award will be presented to Euro-regional musical talents in the categories of strings, wind instruments an percussion. The jury, which will determine the winners, consists of Mark Prills, conductor of Amikejo, Ruud Merx and Franks Steijn, musicians from the Johan Strauss orchestra and Tom Berghmans, member on the board of the LSJO.
The talents, between the ages of 10 and 23 will be assessed by the jury in three components: Passion and Enthusiasm, Talent and being an ambassador for out-of-the-box thinking. In addition to a certificate, the winners will also receive an amount of money which they can invest in their own musical career.
The André Rieu incentive award will be presented for the first time on Sunday, April 26
Thanks to John for the Translation