Symphony Society

Scholarships
& Competitions

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Jillian Prescott Music Awards

  • The Jillian Prescott Music Awards is an annual competition for keyboard, voice and instrumental performers 22 years of age or younger who have legal residence in the counties of Lee, Charlotte, Collier, Glades and Hendry in Florida.
  • The competition is two-tiered: Youth; high school and younger (age 12-17); and Young Adult (age 17-22).
  • Cash prizes are awarded and the overall winner is featured in a performance with the Southwest Florida Symphony.
  • The competition is open to the public.

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Marilyn Van Sickle Voice Scholarship Competition

  • The Marilyn Van Sickle Voice Scholarship Competition is held every one or two years.
  • The competition is open to high school seniors who are planning to major in music with voice as their principal instrument, or vocal majors already in college or graduate school.
  • The scholarship may be awarded to anyone majoring in Music, Music Education, Theory, etc. as long as the principal instrument is voice.
  • The scholarship will be awarded for a period of four years.

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John Hudson Scholarship

  • The John Hudson Scholarship is awarded annually to a high school senior who participates in the Youth Orchestra Program and plans to attend college.

Symphony Society Scholarship

  • Individual scholarships are awarded to outstanding college and high school music students to enable them to seek out programs or activities which will build and enhance their music proficiency. Examples include summer music programs, college programs, youth orchestra, chorus, etc.

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