Scholarships & Endowments

Scholarships Funded by the Greensboro Symphony Guild

Jane Armfield And Hermene Eichhorn Scholarship

This $750 scholarship is given in the fall to a Youth Orchestra
member(s) chosen by the GSYO Music Director and Education Director
for dedication to the orchestra, industriousness, and need. Funded and
given by the Greensboro Symphony Guild, the scholarship is to be used
for private music lessons. It is presented in the Spring.

2019-2020 Award Recipient: Jarrod Rorrer

Samuel G. Wilson Scholarship

This $1000 scholarship, established in 1987, and funded equally by the This $1000 scholarship, established in 1987, and funded by the
Greensboro Symphony Guild, provides funds for a member of the Youth
Orchestra to attend a recognized summer music program or private
lessons. The Scholarship is awarded to the winner of the annual GSYO
Concerto Competition.

2019-2020 Award Recipient: Margot Cunningham

Jean Trimble Sullivan Memorial Scholarship

This $500 scholarship is funded by the Greensboro Symphony Guild to a
graduating GSYO student planning to continue the study of music at an
institution of higher learning. The recipient is chosen by the GSYO Music
Director. It is presented in the Spring.

2019-2020 Award Recipient: Ian Jones

Conductor’s Award

The Conductor’s Award of $400 is funded by the Greensboro Symphony
Guild and recognizes a graduating high school senior who has made an
outstanding contribution to the GSYO and has been a member of the
orchestra for at least three years. The recipient(s) are chosen by the
GSYO Music Director.

2019-2020 Award Recipient: Siana Wong and Brianna Aye

Tuition Scholarships

Given to members of any GSYO ensemble, this annual $1000 amount is
split between all recipients, based on need. The award(s) are given in the
Fall.

GSYO Tour Scholarships

In years in which the Youth Orchestra goes on tour, these scholarships are
awarded based on financial need and given to Youth Orchestra members
performing on tour.

Endowments

Mary Ann Norman Bean Scholarship

This need-based scholarship in the amount of $100 goes to a member of
the GSYO every other year in the Fall. The scholarship honors Mrs.
Bean, a teacher and concert pianist, who was the mother of Guild
member Nancy Michaud. Awarded every other year, this scholarship is
funded by the GSO endowment and chosen by the GSYO Music
Director and the Education Director.

Caroline M. And Clayton Lee Scholarship

Established in 1986 by Caroline M. Lee, this scholarship recognizes a
violin or double bass student of the GSYO who has demonstrated
outstanding musical achievement. This award, chosen by the GSYO
Music Director and Education Director, and funded by the GSO
Endowment, is presented at the GSYO Spring Concert.

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 given in the Fall to a
member of the Greensboro Symphony Youth Orchestra who shows
outstanding achievement. This is awarded every four years and will be
awarded again in 2022.