Yellowcard To Give Music Tutorial

Winner of essay contest gets a music lesson from band at his or her school.

Yellowcard are doing one for the kids.

The band will offer one lucky fan the opportunity to take a music lesson from the band itself at his or her school.

To enter the contest fans are required to write an essay of 200 words or less on why they feel music education is important. All contestants must be between the ages of 13 and 24 years old, and entries must be received by June 30.

According to official contest rules, entries will be judged on originality/creativity, and "the benefits of music education."

Interested fans and aspiring punk-pop musicians should check out Yellowcard's Web site (www.yellowcardrock.com) for details.