Scholarships

Symphony Women's Educational Assistance Fund Scholarships -4 @ $500, lifetime maximum of $1000

This scholarship is awarded on the basis of performing ability, potential, and contribution to the EYO and are intended to encourage the musical development of EYO musicians, and to benefit the EYO. Scholarships are awarded by a Selection Jury consisting of the EYO’s Music Director and two outside jury members before whom you will have to perform. Every effort will be made to ensure that adjudicators are not placed in a conflict of interest.

Scholarships are awarded to young musicians by the EYO and awards are presented in September of each year. To be eligible, you must be a member of the senior EYO and meet the scholarship’s minimum requirements. If you wish to apply you must complete an application form and submit it to the EYO before April 30th

All applicants for these scholarships must prepare accompanied music (unless it is specifically an unaccompanied piece of music) that is no more than 15 minutes in length. Choose a movement of a concerto or sonata or two contrasting shorter pieces. To apply for these scholarships, you must: complete an application form, be a member of EYO for at least 2 years, plan to return to EYO next year, and perform before the Selection Jury.

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Della Roland Memorial Scholarship - $500

These scholarships are awarded to help recipients continue with their music studies away from Edmonton. Fund will not be released until the program of studies begins. To apply for the Della Roland Memorial Scholarship, you must: complete an application form and submit to EYO before April 30th , be a member of EYO for at least 2 years, plan to continue your musical studies away from Edmonton, submit a proposed program of studies to the Selection Jury, and perform before the Selection Jury.

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Diana Bacon Scholarship - $500

This scholarship is administered by the EYO and awarded to an EYO member who shows a positive awareness of the goals of the Orchestra, as demonstrated through exemplary attendance, punctuality, and willingness to assume a generous share of responsibility in all orchestra activities. As well, the recipient will: be a member of EYO for at least 3 years, be at least 16 years old, have made significant musical progress. No application is necessary. An EYO member is selected each April by the Music Director and the Manager. Their choice is approved by the Executive Committee of the EYO Association and the award is made.

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Harry Farmer Memorial Scholarship - $500

This scholarship is awarded on the basis of performing ability, potential, and contribution to the EYO and are intended to encourage the musical development of EYO musicians, and to benefit the EYO. Scholarships are awarded by a Selection Jury consisting of the EYO’s Music Director and two outside jury members before whom you will have to perform. Every effort will be made to ensure that adjudicators are not placed in a conflict of interest.

Scholarships are awarded to young musicians by the EYO and awards are presented in September of each year. To be eligible, you must be a member of the senior EYO and meet the scholarship’s minimum requirements. If you wish to apply you must complete an Application Form and submit it to the EYO before April 30th.

All applicants for these scholarships must prepare accompanied music (unless it is specifically an unaccompanied piece of music) that is no more than 15 minutes in length. Choose a movement of a concerto or sonata or two contrasting shorter pieces. To apply for these scholarships, you must: complete an application form, be a member of EYO for at least 2 years, plan to return to EYO next year, and perform before the Selection Jury.

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Kathleen Farmer Memorial Scholarship - $500

This scholarship is awarded on the basis of performing ability, potential, and contribution to the EYO and are intended to encourage the musical development of EYO musicians, and to benefit the EYO. Scholarships are awarded by a Selection Jury consisting of the EYO’s Music Director and two outside jury members before whom you will have to perform. Every effort will be made to ensure that adjudicators are not placed in a conflict of interest.

Scholarships are awarded to young musicians by the EYO and awards are presented in September of each year. To be eligible, you must be a member of the senior EYO and meet the scholarship’s minimum requirements. If you wish to apply you must complete an Application Form and submit it to the EYO before April 30th

All applicants for these scholarships must prepare accompanied music (unless it is specifically an unaccompanied piece of music) that is no more than 15 minutes in length. Choose a movement of a concerto or sonata or two contrasting shorter pieces. To apply for these scholarships, you must: complete an application form, be a member of EYO for at least 2 years, plan to return to EYO next year, and perform before the Selection Jury.

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Thelma Johannes O'Neill Memorial Scholarship - $500

This scholarship is awarded on the basis of performing ability, potential, and contribution to the EYO and are intended to encourage the musical development of EYO musicians, and to benefit the EYO. Scholarships are awarded by a Selection Jury consisting of the EYO’s Music Director and two outside jury members before whom you will have to perform. Every effort will be made to ensure that adjudicators are not placed in a conflict of interest.

Scholarships are awarded to young musicians by the EYO and awards are presented in September of each year. To be eligible, you must be a member of the senior EYO and meet the scholarship’s minimum requirements. If you wish to apply you must complete an Application Form and submit it to the EYO before April 30th.

All applicants for these scholarships must prepare accompanied music (unless it is specifically an unaccompanied piece of music) that is no more than 15 minutes in length. Choose a movement of a concerto or sonata or two contrasting shorter pieces. To apply for these scholarships, you must: complete an application form, be a member of EYO for at least 2 years, plan to return to EYO next year, and perform before the Selection Jury.

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Paul Polushin Award - $200

This prize is not intended for an orchestral section leader but for a player from the rest of the string section of the orchestra. The winner will have displayed outstanding commitment to the EYO in terms of rehearsal attendance, dedication to high performing standards, responsible behaviour, positive attitude, and concern for the welfare of the orchestra as a whole and must have played in the EYO for at least three years. No application is necessary. An EYO member is selected each April by the Music Director and the Manager. Their choice is approved by the Executive Committee of the EYO Association and the award is made.

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Diana Bacon Young Musicians' Award - $200

This scholarship is administered by the EYO and awarded to an Intermediate Youth Orchestra member younger than 16 years old who has made a significant contribution to the EYO both musically and generally has demonstrated exceptional improvement in playing ability. No application is necessary. An EYO member is selected each April by the Music Director and the Manager. Their choice is approved by the Executive Committee of the EYO Association and the award is made.

 

Pamela Farmer Young Musicians' Award - $200

This scholarship is administered by the EYO and awarded to an Intermediate Youth Orchestra member younger than 16 years old who has made a significant contribution to the EYO both musically and generally has demonstrated exceptional improvement in playing ability. No application is necessary. An EYO member is selected each April by the Music Director and the Manager. Their choice is approved by the Executive Committee of the EYO Association and the award is made.

 

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