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

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    Richard Ramey
    Participant

    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.

    * * * * * * *
    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

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