Scholarships from the MSYO Parents' Organization
Thanks to the hard work and fundraising of the MSYO Parents’ Organization, the Macon Symphony Youth Orchestra will hold its 5th Annual Scholarship Competition during the spring of 2014. Two scholarships will be awarded: the Graduating Senior Scholarship and the Returning Student Scholarship.
More info can be found in the application for the 2014 Scholarship Competition on the Notes, Forms, & Handouts page.
Macon Symphony Concerto Competition
The MSO holds two concerto competitions each year — one for school age students and one for college students. These winners often have the opportunity to perform with the MSO at the Young People’s concerts. The Concerto and Advanced Concerto competitions will be held March 2, 2014 in the Fickling Hall on the Mercer University campus. For entry requirements, call 478/301-5502.
Go here to download an application. Applications must be postmarked by February 15, 2014.
Georgann Blum Scholarship for Strings
This scholarship was named to honor Georgann for her many years of work as chairman of the Youth Activities Committee. The scholarship was created to raise funds to support string development by paying for private lessons.
Please call 478-301-5300 for more information.
Joseph Maerz Award
This scholarship, sponsored by the Morning Music Club of Macon, and is named for Professor Joseph Maerz, a member of the Wesleyan College faculty who was widely known as a teacher, music critic, and performer. Auditions for the $2000 award will be judged via YouTube submissions, followed by a live audition. See attachments at the bottom of this page for more information.