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Sponsored by the Stulberg International String Competition:

The stars of tomorrow launch their careers from Kalamazoo each year! Judges Clive Greensmith, Yura Lee, and Cho-Liang Lin will preside as 12 semifinalists compete for cash and performance prizes. Apply by February 1. Details at www.stulberg.org.