Foothills Music Club announces young musician scholarship auditions

Published 10:23 am Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Foothills Music Club scholarship applications are now available for young musicians with a minimum of three years of study in vocal and/or instrumental music currently in grades 9 through 12 in Polk and Rutherford counties and Landrum, SC.

Application forms and scholarship information have been given to school and private music teachers for prospective scholarship applicants. These forms may also be requested by email to or call Elaine Jenkins, FMC scholarship chair, at 828-894-6493.

Application forms must be postmarked by Monday, Feb. 18, and mailed to Foothills Music Club, c/o Elaine Jenkins, 61 Prince Cemetery Lane, Tryon, NC 28782.

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Auditions for scholarships will be held Friday afternoon, March 1, and Saturday morning, March 2, in the choir room of the Tryon Presbyterian Church, 430 Harmon Field Road, Tryon.

Three award winners will be selected. In addition to receiving monetary recognition, winners will be expected to perform for the Foothills Music Club membership on April 11.