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School of Performing Arts student earns honourable mention in U.S. competition

January 10, 2017

Music Performance student Zachary Seals in front of the Holland College School of Performing Arts Music building.

Music Performance student Zachary Seals in front of the Holland College School of Performing Arts Music building.

Charlottetown, PE – Zachary Seals, a student in Holland College’s School of Performing Arts has earned an honourable mention in the Voice/Popular Voice category of the Miami-based National YoungArts Foundation awards.

The National YoungArts Foundation identifies and nurtures accomplished young artists in the visual, literary, design and performing arts, and assist them at critical junctures in their educational and professional development. The recipients are selected through a blind adjudication process conducted by an independent panel of highly accomplished artists. The 2017 winners represent the top 8.67 per cent of applications. Last year, Seals won an honourable mention in the Singer/Songwriter category.

Originally from Woodstock, Maryland, Seals is in his first year of the two-year Music Performance program. He plans to continue his studies at Berklee College of Music in Boston through a degree pathway agreement between Holland College and Berklee.

Listent to Seals’ music here. To find out more about the School of Performing Arts Music Performance program here. The School of Performing Arts is a partnership between Holland College and Confederation Centre of the Arts.

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