Student Internships in Asia
Funding Agency: The Freeman Foundation
Through the generous support of the Freeman Foundation, IWU will offer 14 student internships in Asia during the summer of 2015 and the 2015-2016 academic year. This project is led by Dr. Teodora Amoloza and involves partnerships with various institutions in Hong Kong and the Philippines. Dr. Amoloza and the Hart Career Center will coordinate the application process, with a selection committee making final decisions. This project seeks to provide students with real work experience in their area of expertise while studying and working abroad in Asia.
School of Music Summer Music Programs - Chamber Music Festival
Funding Agency: Town of Normal, Harmon Arts Grant
Funding Agency: Illinois Prairie Community Foundation
Illinois Wesleyan University's School of Music will receive support for students attending the Cello Camp and Chamber Music Festival and Camp during July and August of 2014. As part of its 2014 Summer Music Programs, Illinois Wesleyan University offers a Chamber Music Festival and Camp to young musicians of college, high school, and junior high ages, who wish to participate in intensive musical training on the historic campus of Illinois Wesleyan University. All performances are free and open to the public and take place in Westbrook Auditorium, Presser Hall.
This funding is provided by the Illinois Prairie Arts and Culture Endowed Fund, and the Hilfinger Endowed Fund for the Performing Arts of the Illinois Prairie Community Foundation.
The Town of Normal Harmon Arts grant provides for outreach performances to local community members at churches, retirement homes and a public children's concert.
Congratulations to Lisa Nelson, executive director of the Summer Music Program and Nina Gordon, the program's music director.
To learn more about this program go to: Summer Music Program's home page