Local high school students are invited to participate in the Rotary Club of Murrieta’s music competition which offers cash prizes and opportunities to move to district competitions.  The Murrieta contest will be held at the Salvation Army Community Center, 40270 Los Alamos Rd. Murrieta on Thursday, March 3, starting at 6:30 p.m.

Students can compete in Piano, Vocal or Instrumental categories, performing one or more pieces.   Pianists and instrumentalists must play at least one piece of classical music while singers must perform songs from musical theater or classical music.

All contestants must be high school-level students, living within Rotary District 5330 (Riverside and San Bernardino counties).  Cash prizes in each of the categories (piano, vocal and/or instrument) with $150 cash for the first place winner, $100 for second place, and $50 for third place.  The winners of the Murrieta music competition will be entered in a in a Rotary District 5330 competition.

Entries for the music competition must be submitted no later than Friday, February 25, 2022; the number of participants is limited so applying early is recommended.  For an application and contest rules email Contest Chairperson Rob Haskins at, or text him at (951) 461-9955.

The Rotary Club of Murrieta was chartered on April 28, 1992.  The club is involved in many community and international activities and programs, in cooperation with Rotary International, which has as its theme “Serve to Change Lives”.  Club meetings are held Mondays (excepting holidays) at noon at Richie’s Diner, 40651 Murrieta Hot Springs Road, in Murrieta.