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Fantasy Quintet

One of our correspondents, Patric Standford has been awarded First Prize in the City of Ostend's International Composers' Competition for his Fantasy Quintet for clarinet and strings - to be heard on July 8 and 11 at the Ostend Conservatoire as part of the 1999 ClarinetFest. Our congratulations go to Patric.

Korean Scholarships

College and high school students are invited to apply for a scholarship to join the Nayhehol International Music Festival and Competition, August 3-22 1999 in Ansong, Korea. The teaching faculty includes four members of the New York Philharmonic and professors from Juilliard. Sponsorship by the government of Kyonggi Province allows the festival to offer a full scholarship to all participants, who only need to pay for their room and board. The application process involves filling in an on-line application form at and then either sending in a video tape by June 25 or taking a live audition in New York on July 1 or 2. 110 students will be accepted. Full details at .

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