Island Consort announces new grant program for young musicians

  • Saturday, November 11, 2017 10:00am
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Aspiring and young musicians are now eligible for a new $500 grant program offered by Island Consort.

In collaboration with its umbrella sponsor, the Whidbey Island Arts Council, Island Consort recently announced its new Young Musicians’ Grant Program.

“We are now accepting applications for this $500 grant to be awarded annually to a young Whidbey musician who is either a high school junior or senior, or college freshman or sophomore pursuing a future in classical music performance,” said Sheila Weidendorf, director of Island Consort, in a press release.

Visit www.islandartscouncil.org/grants.html for applications and to review grant requirements. Completed applications will be reviewed by an anonymous jury appointed by the Whidbey Island Arts Council.

Application deadline is Dec. 15, and the grant awardee will be announced Jan. 30, 2018.

This is expected to be an annual grant program.

Email Sheila Weidendorf sweidendorf@whidbey.com or call her at 360-320-2362 for details.

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