Venue for Competition - Categories - 2012 Prize Money

Bing Crosby Theater
901 W. Sprague Ave
Spokane, WA  99201





http://www.mettheater.com/


Theater Stats

  • Built in 1915 by August Paulsen, originally used as a silent film movie house

  • In 1988 Metropolitan Mortgage & Securities, owner of The Met has restored this elegantly defined neo-classical theater

  • Dazzling restoration is meticulous in every detail and incorporates today's highest technical standards without compromising historic integrity

  • The Bing Crosby Theater seats 744 people with an additional 12 seats that are wheelchair accessible

  • Completely equipped for all types of performing arts events

  • Stage, custom stage floor and dressing rooms are available

  • Extraordinary acoustics

  • The Metropolitan Performing Arts Center received the Spokane Arts Commission Annual Arts Award - Business Benefactor Award - 1996

  • Voted the "Best Live Music Venue" in the Inland Northwest (1998 - 2000) according to polled readers of The Inlander

  • Theater manager, Michael Smith, received the Spokane Arts Commission Annual Arts Award - Arts Community Leadership Award - 2000

  • Mitch and Cindy Silver, owners of Silver Collector Car Auctions purchase the Met Theater in the Fall of 2004.

  • In 2006 a citizens group received Silvers permission to rename the theater to The Bing Crosby Theater.



    Trophée Mondial Categories and Prizes


    Senior Classical - 1st Place: $6000 2nd Place: $2000 3rd Place: $1000

    Junior Classical - 1st Place: $1000 2nd Place: $800 3rd Place: $500

    Senior Variety - 1st Place: $2000 2nd Place: $1000 3rd Place: $600

    Junior Variety - 1st Place: $1000 2nd Place: $800 3rd Place: $500

    National Trophy - 1st Place: $1000 2nd Place: $800 3rd Place: $500

    Senior Diatonic - 1st Place: $500

    Junior Diatonic - TBA

    Digital Diatonic - 1st Place: Digital Diatonic Accordion Roland FR - 18 d

    Livestream Winner: $500

Register to compete at www.accordions.com/cma