Your Essay Topic: share an experience communicating your appreciation or love of the art of music. Essay length is 400 – 650 words. The winner will receive 4 months of free class music lessons on his or her instrument of choice (piano, drum or guitar) plus 2 additional months of lessons at a discounted rate. This contest is open to grades 7-10. Here are the rules: Entrant cannot have been previously or currently be enrolled in APB Productions Music Program. Must have parental consent (to posting winning essay online, photo of winner, age and name). Essay and parental contact information should be submitted via email to Please include name, age, phone number with essay submission. Applications will be accepted from April 25 – June 25, 2014. The winner will be announced July 15th. For more information please contact Mr. Boyd by phone: (361) 834-8545, or email: