Fielder Grant for Vocal Career Advancement.
To be awarded by the Wednesday Morning Music Club of Austin, Texas, an affiliate of the National Federation of Music Clubs
This grant has been established to assist singers with expenses incurred in pursuit of a professional career in classical music.
Applicants must be US citizens, current Texas residents, and between the ages of 22 and 32 as of November 1, 2020. A total of $12,000 in grants will be available.
In addition to the application form, please include the following:
__ Current resumé which includes performance history, previous awards and honors, biographical information, and career goals
__ List of anticipated auditions with estimated expenses
__ Two signed recommendations which may be e-mailed to WMMCvocalgrant@gmail.com.
__ Repertoire MUST be an mp3/mp4 or wav file. Only a continuous performance of the entire work is allowed; no editing, speaking or studio-produced effects.
__ 8” X 10” publicity photo
__ $35.00 check payable to the Wednesday Morning Music Club (non-refundable)
THESE APPLICATION MATERIALS WILL NOT BE RETURNED.
Electronic submission of all material is preferred (WMMCvocalgrant@gmail.com) with the exception of the $35 check to the WMMC which should be mailed to:
Marcia Edwards, 2203 Meadowbrook Dr., Austin, TX 78703-2235
WMMC website is http://musicclubaustin.org/.
Applications must be postmarked by November 15, 2020.
Finalists will be notified via e-mail on or about January 15, 2021 Finalists will be required to appear in Austin on Wednesday, March 17, 2021 for live auditions (subject to appropriate social distancing guidelines) . Final selection of winners will be made at that time.
Qualified singers should download an application from the website and follow the instructions for submitting an application and supporting materials: