Summer Sonatina piano scholarships offered


BENNINGTON — Beginners and experienced musicians alike who have a passion for piano are invited to apply for scholarships to attend a 2020 Summer Sonatina piano camp in Old Bennington. All levels of piano ability will be considered. Recipients must be age 7-16 and live within a 100-mile radius of Bennington.

Interested individuals should complete an application at by March 25. A panel of five local volunteers will review and approve the applications, awarding the scholarships to passionate students.

Scholarships are made possible through the generosity of Sonatina and Sonata alumni and others in the community who feel that musical instruction should be available to everyone, regardless of financial circumstances. If you would like to make a donation to the scholarship fund, you may do so until April 1 at

Sonatina International Piano Camps is in its 51st year of providing programs for all ages and all abilities. For more information on the programs offered visit

The mission of the Bennington Area Arts Council is to champion a thriving cultural economy through sponsorship, promotion, support, and encouragement of cultural activities, events, and organizations in Southern Vermont and neighboring counties. In line with this mission, the BAAC is proud to serve as a conduit for the Sonatina Scholarship Fund.



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