CAAPA MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS are now available for graduating high school students with an interest in music, sponsored by the Coalition for African Americans in the Performing Arts (CAAPA). Each year the 501c3 arts organization offers graduating high school music students an opportunity to perform in a Student Showcase with this year's free showcase scheduled for Saturday, May 6, 2017 at the Oxon Hill Public Library, Oxon Hill at 11:00 am. Having performed before an audience of peers, parents, guests, and music professionals, they are mentored, critiqued, and judged on their performance of two selections; one classical and one of their choice. All students who perform and meet the criteria are then awarded a financial scholarship, with one student selected to receive additional money and awarded the CAAPA Youth Music Award.This year, CAAPA is also offering complimentary tickets to the first applicants who apply for the music scholarship to attend the Metropolitan Opera Council Auditions in Washington, DC on Sunday, February 12, 2017 at 12:00 pm.To complete the online application, visit http://4caapa.org/music-scholarships.html.The scholarship application deadline is March 31, 2017.Contact Jayne Johns for further information at (301) 292-8364 or the CAAPA office at 301-839-1444.About CAAPA: Dedicated in supporting Black classical musicians and others in the Performing Arts in helping to "Bring Color to the Classics!" through The CAAPA Cause: Community Outreach, Arts Education, Audience Development, Performance Opportunities, and Arts Partnerships.
Thursday, February 2, 2017
MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS are now available for graduating high school students, sponsored by the Coalition for African Americans in the Performing Arts
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