Call for local photographers, authors and musician

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Tiger Swallowtail in Flight by Brenda Jones was previously in a D&R Greenway Land Trust photo competition. D&R Greenway is currently accepting entries for a new exhibition called Plantscapes,

Photographers, authors and musicians can apply to participate in upcoming events.

Princeton Photography Club and D&R Greenway Land Trust are set to have a juried exhibition for high school students.

The groups ask photographers to submit images focused on plants in a natural landscape. They said artists can digitally manipulate their photos.

According to contest rules, images should be 1200 pixels on longest side and a 72 ppi output. Images should be submitted with a titled followed by the photographer’s name.

D&R Greenway said students can submit up to three images to tiffanyso@drgreenway.org. Submission emails should include first and last name, e-mail address, high school the student attends, town of residence, size of submitted image, medium, sale price and insurance value.

The submission deadline is set for Feb.25.

The exhibition is set to be judged by photography club president, Carl Geisler and D&R Greenway gallery curator Diana Moore.

D&R Greenway said accepted artists will be notified by March 4. Jurors’ awards are set to be presented at an artist reception April 10.

More information is online at www.drgreenway.org.

Princeton Public Library is set to feature 40 local authors for its Author Fair April 13.

The library said it is accepting applications from Central New Jersey and Bucks County, Pa. authors. The library said preference is given to authors who reside within 20 miles of the library.

The library said accepted authors will receive a place to display, sign and sell their book at the fair. Artists are expected to provide their own books.

The Author Fair is set for 1-4 p.m. and is part of the library’s Local Author Day.

The library said four authors will be selected to give a 15 minute reading and 10 authors will be chosen by lottery for a five to seven minute reading.

The library said the application is online at http://bit.ly/PPL2013LAD and must be completed by Feb. 19. Accepted authors are set to be notified by March 1.

Princeton University’s concert office invites amateur musicians to play with the East Coast Chamber Orchestra Feb. 12 at 7:30 p.m.

The concert office said amateur string players of all ages will have the opportunity to play Britten’s Simple Symphony along with ECCO during the concert.

The concert office said ECCO is comprised of members of orchestras from Philadelphia, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles and San Francisco, young chamber musicians and Time For Three’s Nick Kendall.

ECCO is set to perform Mozart’s Divertimento for Strings in F Major, Tchaikovsky’s Serenade for Strings in C Major and Geminiani’s Concerto Grosso, No. 12 in D Minor.

The concert office said in between Mozart’s Divertimento and Tchaikovsky’s Serenade for Strings participating audience members will be asked to take up their own instrument for Simply Symphony.

The concert office said participants must sign up in advance by calling the Concert Office at 609-258-2800 or e-mailing their name, phone number and instrument to jburkhal@princeton.edu.

The concert office said participants must have a ticket for the show.

Tickets are set for $10 for general public and $5 for students.

More information is online at princetonuniversityconcerts.org.