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2016 Howard County Rising Star Competition

The Arts Council established the Rising Star award in 2003 to provide opportunities for emerging performing artists with roots in Howard County and to assist them in the development and practice of their art. Selected applicants will be auditioned and 10 artists will be selected as finalists. Each finalist performs at theCelebration of the Arts gala. Audience members then vote to decide the winner and the announcement is made on stage!

Congratulations to the 2015 Rising Star Award winner, Sola Fadiran.

Application guidelines for the 2016 Rising Star Competition are now available for download. Deadline to apply is November 2, 2015.

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