WESTERN KY (1/6/12) – Young musicians, ages 15–20, are eligible to apply for the highly competitive Kennedy Center/National Symphony Orchestra (NSO) Summer Music Institute held July 2 - 30, 2012, in Washington, D.C. Only one student from Kentucky will be selected to receive a National Trustees’ fellowship, which is a full scholarship, including housing, food allowance and local transportation.
The Summer Music Institute gives students an opportunity to work with NSO members, receive private lessons and chamber music coaching, attend master classes and seminars, participate in the Summer Music Institute orchestra and perform in the D.C. metropolitan area.
The application deadline is Jan. 27, 2012. Students can submit their applications (including excerpts recordings) online via ArtsApp through www.kennedy-center.org/smi. ArtsApp is an independent company and is not affiliated with the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.
The Kentucky Arts Council serves as Kentucky’s state contact for the Summer Music Institute. To learn more about the program, application and additional financial aid, go to http://artscouncil.ky.gov/Opportunities/nsoSummerInstitute.htm.
The Kentucky Arts Council, the state arts agency, creates opportunities for Kentuckians to value, participate in and benefit from the arts. Kentucky Arts Council funding is provided by the Kentucky General Assembly and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Information provided by the Kentucky Arts Council
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