Wolfeboro Friends of Music – Press Release May 30, 2013

Wolfeboro Friends of Music SYMS Awards

SYMS Junior WinnersIn a program begun this year, Wolfeboro Friends of Music (WFOM) awarded tuition grants to four students to attend the Summer Youth Music School (SYMS) camps at UNH Durham – Dept. of Music. The SYMS Junior one week overnight camp awards were given to two Kingswood Middle School students Sarah Hotchkiss from New Durham (left) and Patrick Doherty from Wolfeboro (center) by WFOM President John Sandeen (right).


SYMS Senior WinnersTwo Kingswood Senior High students, Patty Boutin from Ossipee (right) and Raistlin Bittues from Center Ossipee (center), received their Senior SYMS two week overnight camp awards from WFOM Past President Don Holm (left). The awards were open to all Kingswood Middle and High School music students who submitted an application including a written essay about their interest and future musical ambitions. The winners were selected based on their applications 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 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.