Application Open: August 9, 2018
Due Date: August 17, 2018

Download Application: ffotm.org/young-jammers

Flagstaff Friends of Traditional Music is pleased to offer Young Jammer music lessons to aspiring and deserving young musicians with an interest in studying guitar, banjo, mandolin, ukulele, bass or violin. The applicant must also have an interest in developing his or her musical skills, improvising, and playing music with other musicians. Lessons will be awarded to qualifying students. Former Young Jammers are encouraged to apply.

Requirements: Young Jammers are required to commit to attending a minimum of 2 of 3 scheduled jams during the fall semester, dates to be determined after students are accepted. Parents and musicians are encouraged to participate in these jams to enhance the jamming and learning experience. The student is required to submit lesson logs, completed by the student and instructor at each lesson, at the completion of their studies. Students must also submit a report summary of their experience. Students ranging in age from 8-18 may apply to the program by completing this application form with parental consent, support and oversight. The recipient of music lessons agrees that he or she will whole-heartedly participate in the program.

Application deadline: August 17, 2018
Students awarded lessons: August 21, 2018
Lesson completion, lesson logs and student reports due: December 15, 2018

Once selected into the program, participants may choose to study with instructors at either the Flagstaff School of Music or Arizona Music Pro. (Exceptions may be made with FFOTM approval.) The scholarship funds will be deposited into an account in the student’s name and will be managed by the school of choice. Day, time and length of lessons will be decided by the student and instructor. Upon being notified of acceptance, students and parents may then contact their school of choice and schedule lessons.  Students in need of a loaner instrument may check out an instrument from FFOTM.

For additional information, inquiries or requests, please email admin@ffotm.org.

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