This award enables High School Seniors to gain invaluable experience by singing classic repertoire in concert with members of the Pro Arte Chorale. Up to four High School Seniors will receive a $250 award presented upon completion of concert, free membership into the Chorale, free music as needed for concerts and two complimentary tickets to the concert performance. Attendance at rehearsals is mandatory, as is attendance at the dress rehearsal. Rehearsals take place on Monday evenings from 7:30 – 10:00 pm at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Ridgewood, NJ. Those auditioning should:
- be a High School Senior that is active in music
- be a current member of a choral ensemble in school
- be able to attend weekly Monday evening rehearsals from 7:30 – 10:00 pm in Ridgewood
- be willing to perform in at least 1 concert
- be able to provide a letter of recommendation
- be able to perform an audition piece that reflects their vocal talent and strengths. (Foreign language preferred but not mandatory.)
At the Audition: Students will be asked to sing warm-up scales and vocalises, and will be presented with short sight-singing and ear training exercises. We will provide an accompanist for the audition piece. Please contact our office for an application (email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 201-497-8400). Applications should be submitted to our office with a letter of recommendation no later than September 30.
2009-2010 Scholarship Winners Rachel Chung, Ashley Moon and Beata Safari.