The Owensboro Symphony Orchestra is hosting a regional talent competition, "Stars Among Us", and the winner will be given the opportunity to perform with the orchestra at the US Bank Home Mortgage "Concert on the Lawn" on August 8th on the lawn in front of Kentucky Wesleyan College.

Instrumental and vocal contestants must submit an audition application and $35 registration fee before 11:59 p.m. next Friday, July 3rd.

A winner will be selected from three categories: Youth (14 and under), Young Adult (15-22), and Adult (23 and up). The selection process will be made by a panel of local judges that includes local bluegrass legend Randy Lanham, Jason Tanner of Owensboro Living, our very own, WBKR's Chad Benefield, and Nick Palmer.

Fees and applications must be submitted via mail to: The Owensboro Symphony Orchestra, ATTN: Greg Olson, 211 East Second Street, Owensboro KY, 42303. All applicants will be contacted via e-mail regarding the audition process.

Audition application and additional information can be found at and Owensboro Symphony's Facebook page.