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Classical music scholarship applications due Sept. 2

By Staff | Jul 20, 2011

BIG ARTS announced last week that they are now accepting applications for the BIG ARTS/Kenneth L. Nees Classical Music Scholarship Award.

The major goal of the BIG ARTS/Kenneth L. Nees Classical Music Scholarship is to provide scholarships to highly talented high school and college students who plan to continue their classical music training. Students who study any classical musical instrument, composition, conducting, or teaching are eligible.

Applications are available Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at BIG ARTS, located at 900 Dunlop Road on Sanibel, online at www.BIGARTS.org (on the “About Us” tab) or e-mail info@ BIG ARTS.org.

All materials are due to BIG ARTS no later than Friday, Sept. 2 to be considered for this scholarship.

Ken Nees is a BIG ARTS volunteer who not only works in the office every day, but is also the Chair of the Workshop/Classes Committee; he also has served several terms on the Board of Directors. He is a fan of classical music and is devoted to helping talented young musicians continue to develop their musical talents.

BIG ARTS has several scholarship programs that are supported by generous donors. To learn more about establishing a scholarship fund to support your passion, and make a difference in the lives of others, contact Development Coordinator Kara Minoui at 472-9700.

For further information about this program, to sign up for workshops, or to become a member, stop by BIG ARTS, call 395-0900, e-mail info@BIGARTS.org or log on to www.BIGARTS.org.