Scholarships

Scholarships Provided To The Greensboro Symphony Youth Orchestra

GSYO High School ScholarshipsTuition Scholarships

($1,000 funded by Greensboro Symphony Guild)
Need-based scholarships, chosen shortly after the selection of the orchestra members and divided up as needed. The recipients are not announced.

Jane Armfield And Hermene Eichhorn Scholarship

($750 funded by Greensboro Symphony Guild)
Awarded to member or members for private music lessons.  Recipients are chosen based on need and dedication to the orchestra and his or her chosen instrument.  The conductor chooses the recipients, and the Guild President announces the winners at the Fall Concert.

Samuel G. Wilson Scholarship

($1,000 funded by Greensboro Symphony Guild)
Provides funds for a high school member of the Youth Orchestra to attend a recognized summer music camp. Auditions take place at same time as those for the Concerto Competition.

Jean Trimble Sullivan Memorial Scholarship

($500 funded by Greensboro Symphony Guild)
Awarded at the Spring Concert to a graduating student or students who plan to continue the study of music at the college level.  Winner or winners chosen with input from the GSYO Director, and presented with framed certificates at the Spring Concert by the Guild President.

Mary Ann Norman Bean Scholarship

($100 funded by GSO Endowment Fund – every other year)
Partial tuition scholarship award based on need and merit.  Recipient is chosen at same time as tuition scholarship and framed certificate is presented at the Fall Concert.
(Note: 2014/15 annual GSYO tuition rate was $250)

Caroline M. And Clayton Lee Scholarship

Managed through the Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro; the amount varies year to year.  It is presented at the Spring Concert to an outstanding violin or double bass student

 

Awards Provided To The Greensboro Symphony Youth Orchestra

Conductor’s Award

($400 funded by Greensboro Symphony Guild)
Award recognizing outstanding graduating senior or seniors who have been members of the GSYO for at least 3 years. Presented at the Spring Concert by the Guild President.

Concerto Competition

Competition to determine soloists to perform at Winter and/or Spring Concerts.  Winners chosen by audition in November or December with panel of judges including the GSYO Director.