Deadline for FMC Young Musician Scholarship applications Feb. 11

Published 8:00 am Thursday, January 10, 2019

Applications for the Foothills Music Club scholarship auditions must be postmarked by Monday, Feb. 11, 2019. 

Young musicians currently in ninth through 12th grade in Polk or Rutherford counties and Landrum who have had a minimum of three years of study in instrumental or vocal music are eligible to apply.

Students who meet the requirements can obtain application forms and scholarship information from their school or private music teachers.  These forms may also be requested by email to or accessed for printing at

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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.

First, second and third-place awards will be given.  The scholarships are to be applied to the cost of lessons, purchase of music or repair/purchase of instruments.

In addition to receiving monetary recognition, winners will be expected to perform for the Foothills Music Club membership on April 11, 2019.

Any questions about scholarships and auditions should be directed to Jeanette Shackelford, FMC scholarship chair, at 828-859-0461 or

– Submitted by Jeanette Comer