Apply now for $500 Music Award from Jamestown Community Chorus

Applications are now being accepted for the 8th Annual Jamestown Community Chorus Music Award. This $500 award is given to further the recipient's musical education and to promote the growth of music in Jamestown.  It can be used for instructional books, music lessons, music workshops, undergraduate education and/or any other expense directly related to musical development. Adults as well as students are encouraged to apply. 

The award is made possible by the generous support of Chorus members, friends of the Chorus, and merchants in Jamestown and surrounding areas.

Applicants must: 

*Be of middle school age or older (6th grade and up) 

*Be an active participant in the Jamestown music community 

*Use the award within one year 

*Complete the application process below 

*Be available on Sunday, May 4, 2014 to attend the 3 PM concert of the Jamestown Community Chorus where the award will be presented. 

*Agree to perform at a future Jamestown Community Talent show and/or other Community Chorus fundraising event 

To apply, please provide the following information: 

*Name, address and phone 

*Name of school and grade if you are a student 

* A letter of reference from someone other than immediate family 

*An essay that includes your musical background, specific information on how you will use the award and how the award will further your musical interests *Sign and date (if under 18, parent or guardian must sign as well) 

Mail to: Music Award Selection Committee, Jamestown Community Chorus, PO Box 602, Jamestown RI 02835.  

Applications must be postmarked by Friday April 11, 2014.

Chorus members, family of either the JCC board or of the Music Award committee, and previous winners are not eligible for this award. If you have questions regarding the application process, please contact Ann Gillespie at 401-835-1829, or email annturnergillespie@gmail.com. For more on the Chorus, call 401-423-1574 or visit jamestownchorus.com. 


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