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Win a Music Scholarship!

For the tenth consecutive year WDNA will be awarding full scholarships to deserving students studying Jazz.

High school and college students throughout South Florida are eligible to compete for these scholarships and winners will get to attend Session 4 of the 2017 Litchfield Jazz Camp, where they will be taught by some of the world’s most respected jazz educators and musicians.

Scholarship Methology

High schools and colleges throughout the Greater Miami/Fort Lauderdale area will be informed about this special promotion by WDNA 88.9FM. Students are invited to audition at select locations, and at the end of the audition period winners will be selected by a panel of jazz experts and receive a full scholarship to attend the annual Litchfield Jazz Camp & Festival, in Connecticut. 

Two preliminary audition dates will be held, on April 29 and 30, 2017. Six (6) semi finalists will be selected from each of the preliminaries, and the scholarships will be awarded from the twelve (12) finalists during a final audition in the WDNA Jazz Gallery, on Saturday, May 6, 2017.

The scholarship winners will receive the following:

* Round trip airfare from Miami to Connecticut

* Transfers to and from the airport

* Fully paid workshop tuition

* Workshop study materials, t-shirt, etc.

* Room and board

* Daily meals

* WDNA merchandise (Jazz CDs, clothing, etc.)

* Gift certificates from various sponsors

* Opportunity to interact with decision makers from various renowned music colleges and universities

* Opportunity to perform and be seen at the annual Litchfield Jazz

Scholarship for the Litchfield Jazz Camp & Festival runs July 30th – August 6th, 2017, and participants must be prepared to travel during this period. A WDNA staff member will accompany the students on this trip.

Scholarship Contest Procedure 

For an audition, tune in to WDNA 88.9FM, weekdays, from 3pm – 7pm, April 10 – 28, 2017.

Call the contest line at 305-444-7889 when prompted by the on-air

Four callers each weekday will get an invitation to audition. Students must be ages 14 - 28.

Two preliminary auditions will be held:

Saturday, April 29, 6:00pm, at the WDNA Jazz Gallery – 2921 Coral Way, Miami, FL 33145

Sunday, April 30, 4:00pm, at The Fish House – 10000 Miller Drive, Miami, FL 33165

More information about the contest and scholarships available at: 305-662-8889

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