Scholarships Funded by the Greensboro Symphony Guild:
Jane Armfield And Hermene Eichhorn Scholarship
This $250 scholarship is given in the fall to a Youth Orchestra amber or up to four members chosen by the Conductor for dedication to the orchestra, industriousness with his/her chosen instrument and need. Funded and given by the Greensboro Symphony Guild, the scholarship is to be used for private music lessons. It is presented by the Guild at the GSYO Spring Concert.
Samuel G. Wilson Scholarship
This $1000 scholarship, established in 1987, and funded equally by the Greensboro Symphony Guild and the GSO, provides funds for a senior high school member of the Youth Orchestra to attend a recognized summer music camp. The study will be chosen by audition.
Jean Trimble Sullivan Memorial Scholarship
This $500 scholarship is funded and given by the Greensboro Symphony Guild at the final Youth Orchestra Concert in the spring to a graduating student or students planning to continue the study of music at an institution of higher learning. The recipient is chosen with input from the GSYO Director. It is presented by the Guild at the GSYO Spring Concert.
The Conductor’s Award of $400 is funded and given by the Greensboro Symphony Guild and recognizes a graduating high school senior who has made an outstanding contribution to the Greensboro Symphony Youth Orchestra and has been a member of the orchestra for at least three years.
Scholarships Funded by Other Entities:
Mary Ann Norman Bean Scholarship
This $100 scholarship provides a need-based scholarship to a member of the Greensboro Symphony Youth Orchestra every other year in the fall. It honors Mrs. Bean, a teacher and concert pianist, who was the mother of Guild member Nancy Michaud. It is funded by the GSO endowment.
Caroline M. And Clayton Lee Scholarship
Established in 1986 by Caroline M. Lee, this scholarship recognizes a violin or double bass student of the Greensboro Symphony Youth Orchestra who has demonstrated outstanding musical achievement. This award, funded but the GSO Endowment, is presented at the GSYO Spring Concert. The amount of this award varies yearly.
Herbert R. Hazelman Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded every four years and funded by Dr. and Mrs. John E. Chandler, III. It is a need-based scholarship give in the Fall to a member of the Greensboro Symphony Youth Orchestra who shows outstanding achievement in studies with a private teacher at the Greensboro Music Academy.