Jan. 19, 2012
-- Thursday, March 8th, The Wisconsin Philharmonic will host its annual Shining Stars Scholarship auditions at Carroll University’s Shattuck Music Center. Waukesha County students in grades 6-12 are eligible to compete for one of many $250 scholarships. Graduating seniors with the intent to major in music are also eligible for the $1,500 Anthony W. Bryant Scholarship. All scholarship winners perform and be honored at an April 17th recital at the Shattuck Music Center. Select Bryant Scholarship competitors and High School scholarship winners will be invited to perform alongside members of The Wisconsin Philharmonic at its season finale concert Une Grande Finale on Sunday, May 6th. The deadline for entry is Monday, February 13th. Applications are available online at www.wisconsinphilharmonic.org.
The Shining Stars Scholarships are an example of The Philharmonic’
s steadfast commitment to providing programs that serve the entire community and provide opportunities to help students achieve success and enrichment through classical music. For more information about The Wisconsin Philharmonic’
s Education Programs, please visit our website.
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The Wisconsin Philharmonic has dedicated over 60 years to bringing exceptional symphonic music and cultural experiences to Waukesha County and surrounding communities. As one of the most seasoned and successful orchestras in southeast Wisconsin, the organization presents five to six subscription concerts annually at various Waukesha County locations, including: Carroll University, the Oconomowoc Arts Center, and the Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts. The Wisconsin Philharmonic, along with the Friends of Note, also facilitates educational opportunities and scholarship programs for students throughout the area.