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FAU Announces Scholarship
Auditions for Piano and Creative Writing Camps
BOCA RATON (March 25, 2011) – Florida Atlantic University has announced the schedule for their summer piano and creative writing camps for students in grades kindergarten through 12 th grade. All camps will take place at FAU’s Boca Raton campus, located at 777 Glades Road. Camp hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m . Tuition is $260 per week, and there is an application fee of $10. Some scholarships are available. There will be an audition for scholarships on Saturday, May 14. For information or to sign up for an audition, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Students will have exposure to world-class teaching and performing, and gain an appreciation for the world of classical music and art forms. Daily activities will include private and group lessons, technique classes, supervised practice, presentations and performance, entertainment, and recreation. Each camp is open to all students, whether experienced or not. However, there is an audition for piano camp for placement purposes. The dates for piano camp are Grades 6-12, June 13-17 and June 20-24; Grades K-5, June 27–July 1, July 11–15 and July 18–22.
For more information, visit www.fau.edu/tops or call 561-297-3820.
About Florida Atlantic University:
Florida Atlantic University, established in 1961, officially opened its doors in 1964 as the fifth public university in Florida. In commemoration of its origin, FAU is celebrating its 50th anniversary throughout 2011. Today, the University serves more than 28,000 undergraduate and graduate students on seven campuses and sites. FAU’s world-class teaching and research faculty serves students through 10 colleges: the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts & Letters, the College of Business, the College for Design and Social Inquiry, the College of Education, the College of Engineering & Computer Science, the Graduate College, the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College, the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine, the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing and the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science. FAU is ranked as a High Research Activity institution by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. For more information, visit www.fau.edu.