The Music Center of Los Angeles County has extended its deadline for applications in the Performing Arts categories for the 21st Annual Music Center Spotlight Award.
Performing Arts applications must be received online or postmarked by no later than Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2008.
Visual Arts applications must be received online or postmarked by no later than Monday, Dec. 1, 2008.
The program is free and open to all students who attend high school in Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, Santa Barbara and Ventura Counties at time of deadline
The Music Center Spotlight Awards program is one of the nation’s most acclaimed performing and visual arts education programs for teens, offering training in the arts and awarding over $100,000 in scholarships annually to finalists, semi-finalists and participants who received honorable mentions.
The program has launched numerous professional careers–14 finalists are Presidential Scholars and many have joined or performed with professional companies including the Metropolitan Opera, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, American Ballet Theatre, Boston Symphony Orchestra, and the New York Philharmonic. Many alumni return to the program and participate as judges and master class instructors.