Scholarships for the 2023-24 year have been awarded. See below for the list of recipients.
Student award winners from 2022/2023 performed for The Musicale on Sunday, March 5, 2023 at the Salvation Army Citadel.
Students performing were:
Sylvia Behnan, cello
Keagan Mischka, piano
Cynthiana Flood, piano
Julia Curley, violin
Calvin Gwisdala, piano
Charlie Minjoe, piano
Connor Clark, piano
Robin Bernard, string bass
Brooklyn Megie, flute
A cookie reception was held for the students and their audience in the fireplace room of the Citadel.
The Port Huron Musicale proudly announces the 2023-2024 Lesson Scholarship winners.
Twenty-six lesson scholarships and seven alternates were given to students in grades 5 through 12. Scholarships are awarded to worthy students who have competed through auditioning and who wish to enhance their musical skills by taking private lessons,
Grades 5-8 Instrument
Joziah Baker Violin
Crosley Floyd Alto Saxophone
Alizah Baker Violin - Alternate 1
Grades 5-8 Piano
Genevieve (Evie) Jones
Amy Helmreich - Alternate 1
Jonah Martin - Alternate 2
Grades 9-12 Instrument
Collin Bailey Bb clarinet
Darren Bailey Bb clarinet
Robin Bernard String Bass
Mya Closs Oboe
Athena Evans Violin
Natalie Snyder Bass clarinet
Ashlynn Thomas Violin
Julia Curley Violin - Alternate 1
Lauryn Greer Clarinet - Alternate 2
Grades 9-12 Piano
Chloe Douglas - Alternate 1
Claran Quain - Alternate 2
These scholarships are made possible through the following:
Lesson Scholarship Application Forms, Deadlines and Tryout Dates for the 2022/2023 year are now available. See below for forms and links.
Through the generous bequests of Emily and Ella Stewart, Robert Fraser, Harriett Burchill, and Charles and Margaret Anderson to The Port Huron Musicale and the Community Foundation of St. Clair County, a series of scholarships for private lessons has been established. These scholarships honor their commitment to area young people. Each year, private lesson scholarships are given to students from Grade 5 - Middle College through an application and audition process.
Auditions dates will be announced later. Applicants in grades 10 or 11 play a competitive audition for judges. Financial need is not required. Awards are usually around $500.
Note: A minimum of three applicants are required before tryouts will be held.
Forms will be available below to download
Student Application Form: https://forms.gle/WDVd4vUKWewd9CSN7
Teacher Recommendation Form: https://forms.gle/qkCQGiEWWZNP5j1UA
The Port Huron Musicale is a member club of the Michigan Federation of Music Clubs. There are numerous award opportunities through MFMC that high school and college students may audition for. Follow the link below for more information.