December1, 2004

 

Re:George Fritschler Memorial Scholarship of Mohawk Valley Chorus

 

Dear Vocal Music Teacher:

 

†††† Fifteen years ago, Mohawk Valley Chorus established a scholarship, open to high school juniors and seniors. The winner of the competition is awarded $500.00 which may be used at the studentís discretion for future music education.

 

†††† Three stipulations must be met:

†††††††††††† the student must be willing and able to perform at our classics concert at 3:00 PM onMarch 13, 2005 at St. Maryís Roman Catholic Church, Amsterdam, New York;.

the student must reside in one of the seven counties encompassed by the MVC membership, namely: Hamilton, Fulton,Montgomery, Schoharie, Saratoga, Schenectady and Albany

.a student who has been awarded the scholarship as a junior is ineligible toreapply.

 

†††† Enclosed is one application (which may be copied for additional applicants), to be filled out and returned to Nancy L. VanDenburgh, 141 County Highway 142, Johnstown, New York 12095. The deadline for receiving applications is January 30, 2005.†† The application must be accompanied by a cassette tape or CD of two songs, including one classical, and three letters of reference, one of which should be by a vocal music teacher.

 

†††† The scholarship committee of MVC will review the applications and listen to the tapes. Finalists will be notified by February 13, 2005 and asked to sing at a live audition. The winner will be selected and informed the following week when further details about the concert will be explained.

 

†††† Questions regarding the application procedure may be directed to Mrs. VanDenburgh at 762-3861.

 

Yours truly,

 

Nancy L. VanDenburgh

Scholarship chairman

 

 

 

 

Other high school organizations and activities, academic honors, sports teams, etc.

 

 

 

 

Community activities, hobbies

 

 

 

 

 

List names, titles, and telephone numbers of the three adults who will attest to your musical ability, scholarship and commitment. These should include a music teacher, at least one other faculty member, and another individual such as an employer or a clergyman.Enclose letters of reference with this application.

 

1._______________________________________________________

 

2._______________________________________________________

 

3._______________________________________________________

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† (This form may be duplicated.)††††††††

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†††† Send this application with the following:

††††††††† three letters of reference, one being a vocal music teacher,

††††††††† a cassette tape or CD on which you sing two selections including one classical piece,†††††††††

to the scholarship chairman

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Nancy L. VanDenburgh†† 518-762-3861

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††141 County Highway 142

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Johnstown, New York 12095

 

The deadline for receiving applications is January 30, 2005.Applicants may be asked to sing at a live audition. The winner will be notified on February 13, 2005.

 

Note these important stipulations:

††††††††††† The student must be willing and able to perform at our classics concert at 3:00 PM on March 13, 2005 at St. Maryís Roman Catholic Church, Amsterdam, New York.

††††††††† Any student who won the scholarship when a junior is ineligible to reapply. Non-winners may apply again.

††††††††††† The student must reside in one of these counties:Hamilton, Fulton, Montgomery, Schoharie, Saratoga, Schenectady, or Albany.