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Frost School of Music Announces Dec. 1 Deadline to Apply for Stamps Brass Quintent Scholarship

May 22, 2019 | By Sheryl Feuerstein
EastWest Media

 

BECOME A DISTINGUISHED STAMPS SCHOLAR! 

FROST SCHOOL OF MUSIC ANNOUNCES DECEMBER 1, 2019 DEADLINE TO APPLY FOR THE PRESTIGIOUS STAMPS BRASS QUINTET 

Five Outstanding Young Musicians To Be Awarded Full Music Merit Scholarships Beginning Fall 2020

The Frost School of Music at the University of Miami has announced applications are being accepted to audition for the Stamps Brass Quintet.  Deadline to apply is December 1, 2019 to be eligible for the fall semester of 2020.  In addition to qualifying through the intensive audition process, the five musicians to be selected (trumpet, trumpet, horn,  trombone, tuba) must meet the academic requirements of the University of Miami.  The STAMPS Scholarship provides:

  • 100% tuition, fees room, and board covered
  • Career guidance by award-winning Frost faculty
  • Mentoring by prominent guest artists
  • Support for concert tours and study abroad as a quintet
  • Performance opportunities with the Frost Symphony and Henry Mancini Institute Orchestras.
  • Participation opportunities in recording sessions, film sessions, television specials, and cross-genre programing.
  • Learn through the Frost Method®, which fosters diverse life and career skills.

To apply go to admission.music@miami.edu

For further information via stamps.frost@miami.edu

Frost School of Music’s Instrumental Performance Professor of Viola and Artistic Coordinator of the Frost School’s Stamps Distinguished Ensemble Scholars, Jodi Levitz states: “Combining the unique Frost Method Experiential Music Curriculum with instrumental instruction and ensemble coaching at the highest level, the Frost Stamps Ensemble program offers the most exciting musical education opportunity in the country.”

The Stamps Ensemble Scholarships began in 2013 and there are 47 highly talented and academically superior scholars with 19 currently enrolled.  In addition to the Stamps Brass Quintet, Stamps Distinguished Ensembles include the Stamps Jazz Quintet 2021, the Stamps String Quartet 2022 and the Stamps Woodwind Quintet 2023.

The Stamps Ensemble Scholarship at the University of Miami Frost School for Music is equal to the total cost for tuition and fees; on-campus double room and 20-meal per week board plan; for each academic year attended.  This scholarship is funded from University merit aid, University need-based aid, Federal need-based aid, State of Florida merit and/or need-based aid for which the recipient qualifies and from the Stamps Family Charitable Foundation.  Half of the award is applied toward fall semester expenses; the other half is applied toward spring semester expenses. The scholarship is renewable for four academic years (eight consecutive semesters), or such shorter time required to complete the baccalaureate degree.  The Frost School of Music and Stamps Family Charitable Foundation provides enrichment funds to Stamps Distinguished Ensembles for participation in summer festivals and special residencies.

 

 


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