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Barry Tuckwell Scholarship 2008

Barry Tuckwell Scholarship 2008

The Barry Tuckwell Scholarship is designed to encourage and support worthy horn students to pursue education and performance by attending and participating in masterclasses and workshops throughout the world. This scholarship is funded from the Barry Tuckwell Scholarship Fund, established in 1997 to honor the IHS Founding President and his contributions as performer, conductor, teacher, and author.

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Award:
One award of up to $500, will be used in payment of tuition/registration, room and board, and travel costs to attend any masterclass or workshop in which they will study with master hornists and perform. The award must be used in the year it is awarded. The winner will also receive a one-year IHS membership.

Age Requirements:
Applicants must be age 18 or older and not yet have reached age 25 as of January 1, 2008.

Application Requirements:
A complete application will include:

1. A completed Tuckwell Scholarship application, available online or from the executive secretary – address below.
2. Three copies of two brief essays
3. Three copies of a CD-format recording
4. Two letters of recommendation including an assessment of need. (Sent in independently.)

The English language must be used for the application and all supporting materials.

Judging:
A committee of three appointed by the IHS Scholarship Chairs will judge applications. Applications will be judged on a combination of ability, character, motivation, goals, and opportunities available at the selected venue.

Deadlines:
Applications should be submitted to the IHS executive secretary (address below) and must be received by April 1, 2008. Application material mailed must be sent by postal service (not private carrier). Applicants should allow extra time for mail to reach Hawaii by the deadline

Applicants will receive notice of the awards by April 30, 2008.

Please note that this award is payable directly to the workshop or masterclass or to the winner upon submission of receipts for expenses.

The International Horn Society reserves the right to cancel this competition or withhold one or more awards if, in the opinion of the judges, conditions warrant such action.

Application forms may be downloaded or obtained from:

Heidi Vogel, IHS Executive Secretary
PO Box 630158
Lanai City, HI 96763-0158 USA
[email protected]

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