Cannon Music Camp scholarship deadline Jan. 5

Published 6:23 pm Thursday, December 3, 2009

The deadline for audition applications for the 2010 Cannon Music Camp scholarships is fast approaching. Young musicians are reminded that January 5 is the final date for applications to be submitted.

Each scholarship covers a comprehensive course of intensive musical studies in performance and music theory and all room and board expenses for three weeks at the Cannon Music Camp at Appalachian State University in Boone, N.C. June 26 to July 17.

Students having completed grades 8 through 12 in the Polk County or Landrum schools, as well as home-schooled students living in these areas, are eligible to apply.

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Students may compete in the following categories: piano, strings, brass, woodwinds, percussion and voice. An early application is suggested to give plenty of time to prepare two music selections for the scholarship competition to be held at Tryon Estates on January 30.

An application form may be requested by writing or calling Larry or Gertrude Swabb, Laurel Lake Music Society, 621 Laurel Lake Dr., Apt. B-203, Columbus, N.C. 28722, phone 828-894-5657.