Asheville Symphony Guild offers music camp scholarships

Published 10:48 am Monday, March 19, 2012

This spring the Asheville Symphony Guild will offer full and partial scholarships for musical instrument students in middle and high school  in 22 western N.C. counties, including Polk County, to attend the Mars Hill College Summer Music Camp (June 24 – 29).
Scholarship information and applications can be obtained from the guild at www.ashevillesymphony.org/guild or the student’s music teacher.
Applicants 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 13. The music teacher will complete the teacher’s assessment form and forward the entire application to the guild by April 27.
For more information, contact Susan Arnold at 828-350-7861 (susanharnold@me.com) or Gloria Pincu at 828-296-0309 (gloria.pincu@gmail.com).
– article submitted by Gloria Pincu