Country music scholarship

Troy Cassar-Daley, one of Australia’s most prolific and awarded Country Music artists continues to personally put his name and dollars to encouraging emerging talent through his generous support of the CMAA Academy of Country Music.
The course is for singers, songwriters and instrumentalists over the age of 18 years. Hundreds of ACM Graduates have created fantastic careers in country music and continue to do so.
“What an awesome opportunity and a great way to learn about the music business. I’m thrilled to give my support to up and coming indigenous artists. The Academy helps them along the road to discovery, suggesting how to focus on their ambitions and ultimately achieve their goals. Wish this sort of course was available when I first started out.” – Troy Cassar-Daley.
“The Troy Cassar- Daley scholarship is a very important priority of the CMAA Academy. Over the past 6 years the scholarship winners have contributed to and benefitted greatly from being part of this unique course” – Peter Winkler, Academy director.
Country Music in Australia covers a very broad range of music styles and all these styles are fully explored and embraced at The Academy. The Singer and/or songwriter is fully catered for with a detailed programme of tuition including songwriting, performance, and career building modules designed specifically for the career-minded singer and/or songwriter. They are tutored and mentored by Golden Guitar winning, professional artists, instrumentalists and country music business professionals.
Loren Jade Ryan the Troy Cassar-Daley Scholarship student from 2012 wrote : The Troy Cassar-Daley Scholarship has been invaluable to me. My new found industry knowledge, song writing tools and stagecraft tips I could not have learned anywhere else. Living with like minded individuals was empowering and inspiring. Meeting numerous successful country music celebrities and industry experts was definitely a highlight. After the two weeks my self development accelerated immensely. I must say I have been honored to represent my people in such an excellent program.
Scholarship includes: 14 nights accommodation, all meals, tuition and master classes.
Location: Calrossy School Campus, Brisbane Street, Tamworth NSW.
Dates : Arrive Saturday, 4th January 2014 between 3pm and 5pm, and depart Saturday morning 18th January 2014.
Applications Open: 9am on Monday September 30th 2013
Applications Close: 5pm on Friday, 8th November 2013
For further information on how to apply please contact Academy Coordinator Greg Williams : Phone : 0408255908

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