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Asheville Symphony Guild offers music camp scholarships

This April the Asheville Symphony Guild will offer full and partial scholarships for musical instrument students in middle and high school to attend the Mars Hill College Summer Music Camp (June 26 – July 1, 2011).

Scholarship information and applications can be obtained from the guild at www.ashevillesymphony.org/guild or the student’s music teacher.

Applicants must live in one of 22 Western North Carolina counties. In addition, they must demonstrate a desire to become more proficient on their instrument(s) and a need for financial assistance. Tuition, optional campus housing, activities, meals, and one private lesson are covered by a full scholarship.

The Summer Music Camp is held on the Mars Hill College campus in Mars Hill, N.C. More information about the camp can be found at www.mhc.edu/musiccamp.

Completed scholarship applications must be given to the student’s music teacher by Friday, April 15. The music teacher will complete the teacher’s assessment form and forward the entire application to the guild by April 30.

For more information or questions, contact Susan Arnold at 828-350-7861 (susanharnold@me.com) or Gloria Pincu at 828-296-0309 (gloria.pincu@gmail.com).