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EAC music scholarship auditions to be held March 27

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EAC music scholarship auditions to be held March 27

By Jeanné Schaser

THATCHER, AZ—Eastern Arizona College’s Music Department will be holding auditions on Saturday, March 27, 2010, for scholarships in the 2010-2011 academic year.

“We endeavor to help as many students with financial aid as we can,” says Dr. Bruce Bishop, choir director and Music Department head. “EAC has scholarship money available for students in music, so students wanting financial assistance should come to this audition.”

Interested students should contact the instructor in charge of their instrument anytime after March 1, 2010, to schedule an audition time:

Brass, Woodwind, Percussion students—contact Geoff DeSpain at (928) 428-8465

String students—contact Franklin Alvarez at (928) 428-8266

Piano students—contact Trish Jordahl at (928) 428-8467

Vocal students—contact Dr. Bruce Bishop at (928) 428-8464

Vocal scholarship students should prepare two contrasting art songs. One of the songs should be in a language other than English. Students should bring an accompanist or record their accompaniment on a CD or mp3 player.