ATTENTION: Instrumental and Vocal Music Teachers
SUBJECT: Middletown Symphony Scholarships
DATE: November 10, 2014
FROM: Carole Schul, Scholarship Chairman
All students must be a resident of the greater Middletown area served by one of the following high schools: Middletown, Monroe, Madison, Franklin, Edgewood, Middletown Christian, and Fenwick. Students may attend a private high school, but must reside in the area designated or be a member of the Middletown Symphony or Middletown Youth Symphony Orchestra. Students taking private lessons from an area teacher or those who are home-schooled and live in our area may also apply.
The scholarships for students in grades 10, 11, and 12 are:
- *The Helen G. Ramsdell Scholarship is for students studying voice.
- *The Reinartz Scholarshipis for students studying woodwind or brass instruments.
- *The Wilkerson Scholarship is for students studying string instruments.
*Funded by the Middletown Rotary Foundation
- The Leah Kay and Marnie Squire Piano Scholarship is for students studying piano.
The auditions for high school students will be on Sunday, February 15, 2015 **NEW DATE
1:30 p.m. Ramsdell (Vocal) 2:15 p.m. Reinartz (Woodwinds/Brass)
3:00 p.m. Wilkerson (Strings) 3:45 p.m. Leah Kay/Squire (Piano)
The scholarships for students in grades 7, 8, and 9 are:
- The Middletown Kiwanis Scholarship isfor students studying woodwind instruments.
- The Martin Scholarship is for students studying string instruments.
- The Ifcic Scholarship is for students studying piano.
- The Thatcher Family Scholarship is for students studying percussion or brass.
The auditions for students in grades 7, 8, and 9 will be on Sunday, March 22, 2015
1:30 p.m. Kiwanis (Woodwinds) 2:00 p.m. Martin (Strings)
3:00 p.m. Ifcic (Piano) 3:45 p.m. Thatcher Family (Brass/Percussion)
Information about the scholarships can be found at www.middletownsymphony.com
Please encourage your students to audition for these scholarships.
February 15, 2015 (Grades 10, 11, and 12) **NEW DATE
1:30 p.m. The Ramsdell Scholarship Auditions (Vocal)
2:15 p.m. The Reinartz Scholarship Auditions (Woodwinds and Brass)
3:00 p.m. The Wilkerson Scholarship Auditions (Strings)
3:45p.m. The Leah Kay and Marnie Squire Piano Scholarship Auditions (Piano)
March 22, 2015 (Grades 7, 8, and 9)
1:30 p.m. The Middletown Kiwanis Scholarship Auditions (Woodwinds)
2:00 p.m. The Martin Scholarship Auditions (Strings)
3:00 p.m. The Ifcic Scholarship Auditions (Piano)
3:45 p.m. The Thatcher Family Scholarship Auditions (Brass/Percussion)
All auditions will be in Fellowship Hall in The Presbyterian Church at 2910 Central Avenue, Middletown. You need to enter the Church from McGee Avenue. There will be a sign on the door to enter (far right door.) You may also park in the East lot and enter that door (playground equipment right outside the door.)
Enclosed are copies of the application form. If you need additional copies of this application, you may make your own, obtain them from Middletown Arts Center (130 North Verity Parkway) or contact Carole Schul (513/422-9686) or (267-4010).
For the scholarship auditions on February 15th and March 22nd, you are to bring three (3) copies of your music for the judges to see during your audition.
If you have any questions please contact Carole Schul at 513/422-9686 or 267-4010.