17th Annual Classical Music Poetry Contest

Mar 28, 2012

WKU Public Radio is celebrating National Poetry Month with a poetry contest, co-sponsored by the Law Firm of Harned, Bachert & McGehee, PSC.

Area high school students are invited to enter by writing a poem inspired by one of two pieces of classical music we'll feature this month.  You can hear the excerpts on the air (Sundays at 8pm C.T./9pm E.T. in April) and here.

Winning poems will be published in our program guide Choice, and posted here. Winners will be announced in May.


The Music
Ravel:  Daphnis & Chloe
Vivalid:  Mandolin Concerto


1st Place: $500 in savings bonds
2nd Place: $200 in savings bonds

Poems should not exceed 30 lines and entries must by typed on 8 1/2 " X 11" paper. Please include:

  • author's name
  • home address and phone
  • school
  • the name of the music selection chosen

Submit entries to:
WKU Public Radio
1906 College Heights Blvd. #11035
Bowling Green, KY 42101-1035