MCC Music Program Holds Scholarship Auditions

(Bradenton, Fla., April 2, 2009) - The Manatee Community College (MCC) Music Program will hold scholarship auditions for vocal and instrumental students planning to enroll in the 2009-2010 academic year on Saturday, April 25, in the newly renovated Music & Theatre Building at MCC Bradenton, 5480 26th St. West.

The following is the schedule for the day: 9 a.m. orientation; 9:45 a.m. theory placement test; 9:50 a.m. campus tour; and 10:30 a.m. auditions.

Students will have the opportunity to learn more about the Music Program and tour the 19,500 square-foot facility completed in fall 2008. The Music & Theatre Building, attached to the Neel Performing Arts Center, includes improved acoustics, movable risers, new classrooms, studios, offices and practice rooms equipped with digital keyboards and interactive technology. 

MCC's Music Program offers opportunities for student musicians to participate in ensembles, choir and orchestra performances. The music faculty includes more than 30 leading professional musicians and music educators. Additionally, local, national and international performers frequently present recitals and master classes.

For more information on preparation and to schedule an audition, call 941-752-5351 or visit Maps and directions are online at

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