VERO BEACH — The Indian River Symphonic Association will hold auditions for its annual scholarship award at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 24 at St. Edwards Upper School. A scholarship in the amount of $2,000 will be awarded to the successful student. Competition is limited to high school seniors who are planning to major in music. Eligible music fields will include all orchestral instruments, keyboard instruments, voice and guitar. Applications for audition must include a letter from the applicant giving his or her musical background, a statement of the applicant’s musical goals, the college(s) to which the applicant has been accepted and the name of the intended college course of study.
In addition, the application must include a letter of recommendation from a music teacher of the applicant’s choice, an up-to-date transcript of the applicant’s high school grades, and a listing of the audition material – one or more solos of the applicant’s choice. The duration of audition programs should be roughly 7 to 15 minutes.
High school seniors who are interested in auditioning for the scholarship should call Paul Gay, at 772-569-1502, to schedule an audition time. Applications may be mailed to Mr. Paul Gay at 820 Carolina Circle, SW, Vero Beach, FL 32962, or brought to the audition.