Senior Music Award Announcement Letter

Hello Puget Sound NATS members!

The Senior Music Award Competition will be held this year on Sunday April 23, 2017 at Shoreline Community College (Music Building 800, Room 818) in Shoreline. This is a great time for your seniors to try out their repertoire for Adjudications and college auditions!

In order to be eligible to participate in the Senior Music Award audition students must:

  1. Be currently studying with a Puget Sound Chapter member for at least six months.
  2. Be a graduating senior as of June 2017 in high school or a home school program. Proof of enrollment and graduation may be required.
  3. Complete the following:
  • A one page essay explaining the role of music in their life and how the scholarship will benefit their future pursuit of this noble art.
  • Completed Application Form

Incomplete or late applications will not be considered.

The application can be submitted online, via email, or by regular mail. All applications must include the one page essay. If you plan to enter only one category, just leave the category that you are not interested in blank.

Click Here For Application

Application Deadline: Postmarked by April 9, 2017

Submit entries – including application and essay – to:

Meg Stecker-Thorsen
7205 Lake Ballinger Way
Edmonds, WA  98026

Audition Date and Location: Sunday, April 23, 2017

Shoreline Community College

Music Building 800 – Room 818
Shoreline, WA

This year, we will be giving $1000.00 in awards to be split between our classical and music theatre categories. Candidates may enter both categories, but can only win one award. The repertoire requirements are as follows:

Musical Theatre Scholarship

  1. Musical theatre work written up to and including 1964
  2. Musical theatre work written from 1965 to the present
  3. Choice of ONE of the following two options:
  • A selection from an operetta in the original language
  • A musical theatre selection of the singer’s choice from any musical theatre era

Classical Scholarship

  1. Art song in English from any era
  2. Art song in a foreign language from any era
  3. Choice of ONE of the following two options:
  • Art song in original language from any era
  • Aria written before 1800 in original language

Candidates must provide their own accompanists.

Thank you,

Sara Crain Figueroa