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Harold S. Schwartz Music Scholarship Application Form - 2022-23
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Address [Street/City/State/Zip] ______________________________________________________________________
E-mail address: ____________________ Cell phone: ___________________ Home phone: ___________________
Parent’s/Guardian’s Names: _______________________________________________________________________
High School Name/City/State/Zip: __________________________________________________________________
H. S. Graduation Date//Grade Point Average//Preferred College or University//Music Degree Desired//Musical Talent: Vocal Type / Instrument Audition Selection / Composer
Please Note: To apply you must have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 and plan to major or minor in music in college during the 2023-24 academic year.
Your accompanist (if required) must arrive at the same scheduled time as you. We can provide an audition accompanist to a limited number of applicants. Indicate in a letter attached to your application if you would like to use our accompanist. Prerecorded tracks will not be allowed.
To be submitted with this application:
On separate sheets of paper with your name on each page, provide two essays - Essay 1: Describe your musical background and accomplishments Essay 2: Describe the composition selected and why you selected it for the audition
Official proof of your grade point average issued by your school and sealed
Two letters of recommendation:
One copy of the sheet music for your audition piece.
All required documentation must be postmarked by the deadline of Wednesday, March 1, 2023
Mail to: Ms. Pearl Kosa, Scholarship Committee Co-Chair Opera Club of The Villages
P. O. Box 1128
The Villages, FL 32158
NOTE: APPLY EARLY! AUDITION SCHEDULE POSITIONS ARE LIMITED
Applicants must audition on Saturday, April 1st, 2023 in The Villages
(Alternate plans will be made if we are unable to host auditions in person)
Winners must be present to perform and to receive their scholarship award on Thursday evening, April 27, 2023.