Plainville Choral Society 2018/2019 Scholarship Application

Jim Lawrence, Scholarship Coordinator

PO Box 255, Plainville CT 06062 / 203-314-3471 /

The Plainville Choral Society is pleased to offer two $500.00 Scholarships in 2018/2019. Applicants must be Connecticut High School Graduates pursuing a degree in Music or Musical Theater Performance or Education, Theater Support (e.g. Lighting, Costuming, Set Design, etc.), or an allied field. Applicants must be a sophomore, junior, or senior in good academic standing at an accredited institution of post-secondary education.

Auditions will be held if required. Audition site will be determined and communicated to applicants. Applicants unable to audition in person may submit a video of an audition piece to the Scholarship Committee. Applicants pursuing Theater Support may submit a portfolio of their college and/or intern work. Performance audition videos will be accepted on dvd or via digital file (flash drive or email attachment), or link to a YouTube video. Performance auditions whether live or video should be 3 to 5 minutes in length; please do not exceed 5 minutes. Non-performance portfolios will be accepted as hard copy or digital file, including linked material at a valid non-malicious url.

Scholarships will be awarded after audition or Scholarship Committee review of performance video or non-performance portfolio. Scholarship winners for performance will be invited to perform at one of the Plainville Choral Society spring concerts in March or May. Non-performance winners may display components of their portfolio at one or more of these concerts.

The attached application must be completed in full, accompanied by a current transcript and 3 letters of recommendation. At least one letter must be from a current or past teacher. The other letter(s) must be from an acquaintance of at least three years. Please include a current picture or head shot for publicity purposes. Vocal applicants auditioning in person will be required to provide their own music; a warm up area will be provided. Applications must be submitted to the postal address OR email above and received by 11:59 pm on December 15, 2018. Please address any questions to the email or phone number given.

Good Luck,

Jim Lawrence

Jim Lawrence

Scholarship Coordinator, Plainville Choral Society


PCS 2018 2019 Scholarship Application