LMC music orientation slated for Aug. 23Published 4:56pm Sunday, August 5, 2012
BENTON HARBOR-Area students interested in music at Lake Michigan College are invited to attend the annual orientation meeting at 1 p.m. Aug. 23 in the Hanson Theatre of the LMC Mendel Center for Arts & Technology on the Napier Avenue Campus in Benton Harbor.
The meeting is for both new and returning students and will provide information concerning the music program at LMC, music education, and the music industry. A tour of the music department facilities follows the meeting.
Auditions for acceptance into the music program and music scholarships for the 2012-2013 academic year will be held in the music studio in room MC103 immediately following the orientation meeting. Music scholarships are awarded competitively to qualified students who meet academic requirements, are musically talented, plan to major or minor in music and are interested in participating actively in the LMC ensembles and music classes. Music scholarships are awarded to students regardless of their major field of study. Awards range from $500 to full tuition and are renewable for four semesters. Endowed scholarships include the John E.N. and Dede Howard Instrumental Scholarship, the Dr. Lory Schults Memorial Music Scholarship, the Carol Sizer Freshman Piano Scholarship and the Stephen Sizer Freshman Voice Scholarship. Ensemble participation scholarships are also available.
LMC offers a music major program that provides the first two years of a four-year degree program leading to careers in music education, music therapy, music business and technology, performance, composition and arranging and church music. LMC performance opportunities include Concert Choir, Jazz Band, Symphonic Wind Ensemble, Voices LMC and participation in the Southshore Concert Band, chamber ensembles, student recitals, master classes, clinics and choral and band festivals.
To schedule an audition appointment for Aug. 23, call (269) 927-8100 ext. 5237. For financial aid and scholarship opportunities, call (269) 927-8112. For questions regarding the Music Orientation Day or the LMC Music program, call Dan Hendrickson at (269) 927-6588.
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