Napa, CA (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 -- ArtistWorks, the leading interactive lifestyle social learning platform, announced today a scholarship competition open to aspiring classical musicians.
The ArtistWorks Classical Campus Video Exchange™ Scholarship is open to twelfth grade through post-graduate violin, trumpet, flute and clarinet students who demonstrate exceptional skill in their instruments.
A $60 application fee provides the student with entry into the competition, as well as access to an entire interactive online school designed to prepare them for auditions and competitions by working with world-renowned teachers and principals with major metropolitan orchestras:
● Jeffrey Khaner - Principal Flute, Philadelphia Orchestra and professor at Curtis Institute and Juilliard.
● Ricardo Morales – Principal Clarinet, Philadelphia Orchestra and professor at Curtis Institute and Juilliard.
● David Bilger – Principal Trumpet, Philadelphia Orchestra and professor at Curtis Institute and Temple University.
● Nathan Cole – First Associate Concertmaster, Los Angeles Philharmonic.
The required repertoire will be accessible in the form of online video masterclasses.
ArtistWorks’ Video Exchange™ Feedback Platform allows students to view a definitive library of video lessons (including the required repertoire), submit practice videos and get personalized video feedback from their famous teacher, who will also judge the final winners. They can also view the video interactions of other members of the school in a virtual master class environment.
A $1,000 cash scholarship will be awarded to one applicant in each of the featured instrument categories. Two awards of a one-year membership in the ArtistWorks Classical Campus will be awarded to runners up in each instrument category, making up 12 possible awards in all.
Applications are due April 30th, with final submission due May 30th. Winners will be announced in July.
About ArtistWorks, Inc.
In 2008, former AOL executive David Butler set out to finally master jazz guitar. With no acceptable teachers in his area, he built a revolutionary online system to enable anyone to get direct feedback from a master teacher anywhere in the world. Founded by David and former financial executive (and former student of the late flute master Julius Baker) Patricia Butler, ArtistWorks, Inc. is the leader in a new generation of online learning platforms. This “next generation” Video Exchange™ Feedback Platform enables world renowned artists and musicians to "teach the world" by presenting their artistic legacy in the form of HD video lessons and direct feedback to subscribing students. Utilizing simple web cams, smartphones, tablets or video cameras, students are able to submit practice videos and get individualized video feedback and guidance from their teaching artists - creating a constantly evolving two-way, online learning experience.
ArtistWorks currently offers schools from such world-class artists as: Paul Gilbert (rock guitar lessons), Martin Taylor (fingerstyle guitar lessons), Jason Vieaux (classical guitar lessons), Nathan East (electric bass lessons), John Patitucci (jazz bass lessons), Andreas Oberg (jazz guitar lessons), Jeannie Deva (singing lessons), Nathan Cole (violin lessons), Jeffrey Khaner (flute lessons), William Caballero (French horn lessons), David Bilger (trumpet lessons), Ricardo Morales (clarinet lessons), Howard Levy (harmonica lessons), DJ Qbert (DJ lessons), Christie Peery (piano lessons), Luis Conte (percussion lessons), as well as the ArtistWorks Academy of Bluegrass with Tony Trischka (banjo lessons), Missy Raines (double bass lessons), Bryan Sutton (flatpick guitar lessons), Andy Hall (Dobro lessons), Mike Marshall (mandolin lessons), Darol Anger (fiddle lessons), Free Acoustic Guitar Lessons with Scott Law, and Justin BUA (art lessons). For more information, visit ArtistWorks.com
Ian Alexander, ArtistWorks, http://www.artistworks.com, +1 (707) 255-1840, [email protected]