Blayney Shire has a wealth of musical talent and the Blayney Shire Music Scholarship program helps such students to take their gift to the next level to further their music studies.
Blayney Shire Council in conjunction with Mitchell Conservatorium and Orange Regional Conservatorium offer music tuition scholarships and encouragement awards for students aged between 7 and 18 years. Scholarships are subsidised in part by Council with private sector sponsorship and are offered on an annual basis. Students must reside in the Blayney Shire be able to demonstrate a commitment to the same.
Scholarships will include, in the normal course, tuition, musicianship and ensemble activity. The award will be individually tailored by the relevant Conservatorium to meet the recipient’s specific needs commencing Term 1, 2017 and offers four awards as follows:
- 2 music scholarships of $1,500 each
- 2 encouragement awards of $750 each
Applications are now being invited with a closing date of 21 October 2016 with auditions scheduled soon after the closing date. Auditions are held in Blayney. Application forms are made available from Council’s Office or can be downloaded from Council’s website.
The form must be returned fully completed by the due date attract a non-refundable entry fee of $11.00.
So if you aware of any talented musicians or vocalists please encourage them to make application.