to be awarded:
Music Camp Scholarship - full tuition (open to
students who will be 14 at or prior to June 22, 2018,
through age 18. The Brevard
Scholarship winner must subsequently audition for the Brevard Music Camp program
and be accepted.
The application deadline is February 2, 2018. In the event the student is not accepted, the student will be
awarded $500 to be used for music study.
Camp dates are June 22 through August
6, 2017. Pianists may attend for either 3 or 6 weeks, and vocalists attend for 3
PLEASE NOTE: THERE IS A VERY QUICK TURN
AROUND TIME TO GET THE BREVARD APPLICATION INTO
THE BREVARD CENTER. THE APPLICATION DEADLINE AT BREVARD IS FEBRUARY 16. IT CAN
BE DONE ONLINE.
$500 for music study - grades 9 - 12
$250 for music study - grades 6, 7 & 8
NEW THIS YEAR!
Karesh Memorial Scholarship for Guitar
This scholarship will subsidize private guitar lessons for a junior or senior high school student up to $500.
Date & Time: Saturday, February 10, 2018, as early as 1:00 p.m. -- all competitors will receive an individual
audition time in advance of the competition
Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County Wood
810 Lyttleton Street
Camden, SC 29020
RULES & REGULATIONS
1. Competitors must have studied with a teacher
(or teachers) who reside(s)
in Kershaw County for at least the previous 3 months or the competitor must reside in
2. Competitors may compete for more than one scholarship if they are eligible
but only one scholarship will be awarded per competitor. Previous
winners are not eligible to compete
for the same scholarship on the same instrument again. They
may compete for a different
scholarship within the normal eligibility criteria or compete using a different
instrument (for the purposes
of this competition family of instruments are not considered a different instrument, i.e. alto sax is not eligible as a tenor sax.)
3. Competitors must affirm on their application that they will accept and use any scholarship awarded which includes attendance at the summer camp.
4. $5 non-refundable entry fee must accompany the application.
5. Application forms must be signed by the competitor, parent,
6. Completed application forms with accompanying entry fees must be delivered
to the Fine Arts Center, 810 Lyttleton Street, Camden, SC 29020
by February 2, 2018, or arrive at the Fine
Arts Center postmarked no later than February 2, 2018.
7. Each competitor is allotted a maximum ten minutes of performance time and the limit will be observed strictly. If time is exceeded, the student will be
interrupted and the performance stopped.
8. The competitor may perform a piece or pieces of his/her
choice from any stylistic period.
However, piano concertos
are not acceptable repertoire for this competition. In the case of orchestral instruments, if the composition is written
with accompaniment, the accompaniment must be played. Contestants are responsible for providing their own accompanists. Computer generated accompaniment or recorded
accompaniment is prohibited. Contact the Fine Arts Center for suggestions on locating an
9. Competitors must furnish the judge a copy of the music to be
performed, with measures numbered.
10. Playing from memory is not required but is advantageous.
11. A repeating
competitor must play new repertoire.
12. A competitor may delete a piece listed on their application
but may not add a new selection.
13. Years of Study
are to be listed in calendar years from the beginning unless there was at least a six-month layoff in a single year.
14. Competitors must remain available in
case they are called back for further
judging unless released
by the judge or FAC staff.
15. No one will be allowed
in the audition room other than the
audition manager, the judge,
competitor and accompanist.
16. All competitors are required to perform in a public
recital on February 11, 2017,
in Wood Auditorium at the Fine Arts Center, at 4:00 P.M. Indicate with an asterisk which piece
will be played at the recital (for program
listing). The recital
pieces are normally limited to three minutes.
17. Prizes will be awarded at the discretion of the judges,
whose decision is final. No award will be made if no winner
is declared by the judges. Failure to perform at the recital may result in
relinquishing any prizes won.
are expected to perform at Fine Arts Center
events throughout the following year and are encouraged to attend additional Fine Arts Center events.