Wolfeboro Friends of Music (WFOM) will award tuition grants to six students to attend the 2017 Summer Youth Music School (SYMS) camps at UNH Durham – Dept. of Music. (For information about the SYMS camps, please use the UNH link listed below). SYMS Junior (July 16-21) one week overnight camp awards will be given to three area Middle School students. And three area Senior High School students grade 9 to 11 will receive awards to attend the Senior SYMS (July 23-Aug 5) two week overnight camp. The awards are open to any year-round resident student in the Gov Wentworth Regional School District area who submits an application (see application form below) including a written essay about their interest and future musical ambitions. The deadline for WFOM applications to be received at WFOM, PO Box 2056, Wolfeboro NH 03894 is Saturday April 15, 2017. A UNH application also must be submitted directly to UNH Dept. of Music. The tuition grant winners will be selected based on their application by a committee of WFOM Board members. The SYMS awards are funded from the William H. Gibson Music Fund, a fund supported by WFOM though part of its annual ticket income, supporting grants, and individual sponsors. The Gibson Music Fund is used each year to provide music education programs for the Gov. Wentworth Regional School District and to enhance the musical experience for students of all grades. Donations to the William H. Gibson Music Fund can be made payable to WFOM, PO Box 2056, Wolfeboro NH 03894.
A note of praise for the SYMS Program
July 28, 2016