FAU Announces Dates and Scholarships for TOPS Piano and Creative Writing Camp
BOCA RATON, FL (March 5, 2012) - Florida Atlantic University has announced the schedule for the Teaching Outstanding Performers (TOPS) summer piano and creative writing camps for students in grades kindergarten through 12th grade. The dates are June 11-15 and June 18-22 for grades 6 through 12; and June 25-29, July 2-6, July 9-13 and July 16-20 for grades kindergarten through 5. All camps will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at FAU’s Boca Raton campus, 777 Glades Road.
Students will have exposure to world-class teaching and performing, and will gain an appreciation for the world of classical music and art forms. Daily activities include private and group lessons, technique classes, supervised practice, presentations and performance, entertainment and recreation. Each camp is open to all students, whether experienced or not. However, there is an audition for piano camp for placement purposes.
Tuition is $275 per week, and there is an application fee of $10. Some scholarships are available. There will be an audition for scholarships on Sunday, May 13. For information or to sign up for an audition, email topspianocamp@ gmail .com.
-FAU-Florida Atlantic University, established in 1961, officially opened its doors in 1964 as the fifth public university in Florida. Today, the University serves more than 29,000 undergraduate and graduate students on seven campuses and sites. FAU’s world-class teaching and research faculty serves students through 10 colleges: the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters, the College of Business, the College for Design and Social Inquiry, the College of Education, the College of Engineering and Computer Science, the Graduate College, the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College, the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine, the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing and the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science. FAU is ranked as a High Research Activity institution by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. For more information, visit www.fau.edu.