Topic: OBOE/BASSOON: UG Orchestral Scholarships at UA for 2009 - 10

the University of Arkansas
Department of Music
announces


UNDERGRADUATE ORCHESTRAL SCHOLARSHIPS

in the area of

OBOE AND BASSOON


available for the 2009 - 2010 academic year


DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: MARCH 20, 2009

QUALIFICATIONS: completed high school diploma

DESCRIPTION: Scholarship recipients are required to be a member of the
University Symphony Orchestra and selected chamber ensembles for each semester
that they are in school. THESE SCHOLARSHIPS DO NOT REQUIRE MEMBERSHIP IN THE
UA BAND PROGRAM.

UNDERGRADUATE QUINTET: Scholarship recipients would be required to perform in
the one of the UA undergraduate quintets and be mentored by The
Lyrique Quintette, the quintet-in-residence at the University of Arkansas.
Members of the Lyrique Quintette are: Ronda Mains, flute (B.M., M.Ed.,
Boise State University, D.M.A., University of Oregon), Theresa Delaplain,
oboe (B.M., Bowling Green University, M.M., University of Michigan, D.M.A.,
Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music), Nophachai Cholthitchanta,
clarinet (Performer's Diploma, Indiana University, M.M., University of
Northern Colorado, D.M.A., University of Missouri-Kansas City
Conservatory of Music), Richard Ramey, bassoon (B.M./B.A. University of
Southern California, M.M., Arizona State University, D.M.A. candidate,
Michigan State University), and Timothy Thompson, horn (B.M., University
of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, M.M./D.M.A., University of
Wisconsin-Madison).

FINANCIAL AWARD: full tuition scholarship (both in-state and out-of-state
applicants) for 4-5 years.  Scholarships are renewable for up to 10
semesters, assuming satisfactory performance.

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The University of Arkansas Department of Music is fully accredited by the
National Association of Schools of Music to offer the Master of Music in
all performance specialties, in Vocal and Instrumental Conducting, Theory
and Composition, History of Music (including an option in Early Music
Performance), and Music Education. The Department of Music has a
distinguished full-time faculty of 35.

Fayetteville, Arkansas is in the scenic Boston Mountains of Northwest
Arkansas, a thriving area of over 260,000 in population. The University
has a resident student population of 18,000 and is the cultural and
recreational focus of a beautiful region.

There are many outstanding performance opportunities throughout the
University and the community, including the Fort Smith Symphony,
the Boston Mountain Chamber Players, the University Symphony
Orchestra, the University Bassoon Ensemble, a wide range of choral
ensembles, chamber and solo performance, jazz ensembles, Early Music
performance, and two symphonic bands.  Performances are given in the
nationally-acclaimed Walton Arts Center and in the Fine Arts Concert Hall,
designed by famed Edward Durrel Stone, architect of the Kennedy Center,
Washington, D.C.

for additional information and application materials, please contact:

Richard Ramey/Theresa Delaplain
Department of Music
201 Music Building
University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, AR 72701


e-mail: delaplai@uark.edu
rcramey@uark.edu

phone: 479.575.4177
FAX: 479.575.5409

Richard Ramey
bassoonhipster@gmail.com
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