Yavapai Music Scholarship

Yavapai College is offering scholarship auditions THIS WEEK for students in their musical programs. What does this have to do with homeschoolers? Well, high school students participating in Yavapai College musical programs can also apply. And that includes homeschoolers. But you’ll have to think quickly. Auditions are on:

April 5


Sign up for the auditions by following this link to the Yavapai College sign up form.

Also, you can click on the link below to see the flyer for more detailed information:



Elaine James Voice Lessons

Singing at the Elaine James Voice Studio in NW Prescott.

It’s private voice lessons (9:00 am–1:00 pm for homeschool students ) in Mrs. James’ home. Lessons are for 16 weeks with a formal recital at the end of the semester.

Vocal styles taught: Broadway, classical/opera, jazz, pop, and country.

Mrs. James specializes helping those who want leads in shows/musicals, to earn vocal scholarships, and gets students “audition ready”.

Lessons are weekly at $25/half hour.

Call or email Elaine for availability: (928) 776-1796, elainedjames@yahoo.com

“It’s A Wonderful Life” Auditions


Want to be a part of a theatre company that strives for excellence and professionalism?

A new Prescott Valley theatre company at Fusion of Movement is just what you’ve been looking for!

The new theatre group will focus on producing quality community theatre built on a strong foundation of Stanislavski Technique, Meisner Technique and Method acting. They are for strong, dedicated actors who are looking to expand their acting skills outside of their “comfort zone”.

Their debut play is the all time classic, “It’s a Wonderful Life”.

Audition dates (two options):
Oct 17th 6:30pm or Oct 18th 4:30pm

Performance Dates:
Dec 18th, 19th, 20th

Audition Location: Fusion of Movement – 6401 E 2nd St. Prescott Valley, AZ 86314

*Please call Fusion of Movement at 928-775-2520 to let them know you plan on auditioning. You can also pick up audition scripts at their studio in advance.


Western Heritage Keeper Scholarship


The Prescott Western Heritage Foundation has offered an amazing scholarship opportunity for a select student who has a passion for preserving our western heritage. The scholarship is for $1000 for students ages 16-19 to use within 2 years as the student improves his/her artistic/musical/literary/crafting abilities. Applications are due Oct 22 and the scholarship will be awarded at their 2nd annual dinner on Nov 15. So if you are interested, get a move on it!!

For information regarding this very unique scholarship contact Dennis at info@prescottwesternheritage.org

Also, click here to find the letter to students who may wish to apply for the scholarship and for the scholarship application form.

In looking at the scholarship application, it looks like they will accept a variety of entrants, as long as your goal is to preserve western heritage. Art, painting, sculpture, music performance, writing music, photography, writing poetry, writing stories–fiction or non-fiction, videography, western heritage documentary, heritage crafts, leather tooling, trade skills.

Good luck! If one of the Hub readers gets this scholarship, please let us know by commenting or emailing me. That would be so cool!!


Piano Lessons for Homeschoolers

Ruthanne Riley is a homeschooling mom who is new in town…Chino Valley. She LOVES teaching piano, especially beginners. She offers homeschool, military (active and inactive), and multiple student discounts.

For rates and lesson times, please contact her at armriley@gmail.com.


Suzuki Violin Teachers?

Do you know about a great Suzuki method violin teacher in the Prescott area? If you do, please comment with the teacher’s name and contact information and any other info about the violin lessons. I guess if you know of a good violin teacher, please comment with that teacher’s info and why you like him/her.

A homeschooling family will be moving into the area and the mom was asking me about Suzuki violin.


Music Man the Musical

The Music Man hits the stage this weekend and next weekend at Franklin Phonetic School.  It’s such a fun musical for families with children of all ages. Check out this link for more information.


(When you read the link, it will look like I just copied the information…I just read it so I think I was subliminally thinking it as I was writing my opening line…)


If you know of any local events that you think other homeschoolers would like to attend, please email me with information. prescotthshub@gmail.com.