The Mohawk Valley Choral Society is pleased to announce its STUDENT ENRICHMENT IN VOCAL MUSIC awards for the coming academic year. 2016-2017 . The goal of these awards is to help both develop and encourage vocal talent in the Mohawk Valley.
Junior or Senior students attending Herkimer or Oneida County high schools are eligible to apply.
The awards will include FREE vocal lessons for the academic year, under the direction of Mrs. Anita Firman at her studio in Herkimer. These lessons will be paid for by the Choral Society. The value of each scholarship is approximately $500.00.
The winning students will be required to participate in the weekly vocal lessons, the 2-hour Monday evening rehearsals (7-9 pm) of the Choral Society, the dress rehearsal in late November, and the concert in early December.
There will be a second concert season, commencing in mid-January 2017 and culminating in the spring concert in May 2017. The required lessons and rehearsals will continue throughout the spring season.
Auditions will be held to determine the Student Enrichment in Vocal Music award recipients. These auditions will be limited to the first TWELVE students who apply. All applications for the student awards must be postmarked by Tuesday, May 3, 2016.
Any student interested in applying for this award, please complete the enclosed application form. Additional copies of the form may be made as needed, or may be downloaded from the Choral Society website: www.mvchoral.org.
Completed applications should be mailed to the address given below.
DEADLINE: TUESDAY, May 3.
Auditions are scheduled for Monday evening, May 23, at Saints Anthony & Joseph Church in Herkimer.
If selected for an audition, the student will be informed by telephone and/or by e-mail of the time of his/her audition.
We look forward to having the student award recipients become an integral part of the Mohawk Valley Choral Society for 2016-2017.
Further information on the Choral Society may be found on the website.
President, Mohawk Valley Choral Society
2271 Black Creek Road, Remsen, New York 13438
Valley Choral Society
Student Enrichment in Vocal Music Award
NOTE: This award is valid for one academic year, subject to periodic review during each semester and after the December concert.
Vocal lessons will be paid to Mrs.Anita
Firman by the Mohawk Valley Choral Society.
Mail completed application to: Donyce McCluskey, President, Mohawk Valley Choral Society, 2271 Black Creek Road, Remsen, NY 13438.
Application must be postmarked by Tuesday, May 3, 2016.
Age: ____ Voice: __________________
Name of Parent or Guardian:_______________________________________________
Cell phone: _________________________
School you attend: ________________________________________ Current Grade (April Õ15): ______________
Please list any previous musical activities in which you have participated: (school ensembles, All County, All State, NYSSMA, role(s) in musical(s), etc.: What musical instrument(s), if any, do you play, and for how long have you played each?
Do you take any private instrumental or vocal lessons? With whom and for how long?
Do you sing in a church choir? If so, for how long?
Do your future plans include music? Please elaborate.
Please state your reason(s) for wishing to take vocal lessons. (e.g., better projection, breath control, extending range, other).
Why do you wish to be considered for this scholarship?
You will contacted with the time and place of your audition.
NOTE: The Mohawk Valley Choral Society rehearses Monday nights from 7:00 to 9:00 pm.