Scholarships

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To: Advanced Classical Music Students of Central Oregon
Re: Scholarship money available through the Sunriver Music Festival
 
The Young Artists Scholarship (YAS) provides specific monetary support for the musical development of promising young musicians between ages 11 to 24 who reside in the following counties of Central Oregon:  Deschutes, Jefferson, Harney, and Crook.  The Sunriver Music Festival Board has approved up to $30,000 to be given in scholarship funds to help maintain the finest quality classical music for the future. If you need further clarification, please contact YAS Chair, Jodie Bischof at 541-593-1159 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

2021 applications open 2/1/201 through 4/15/2021.

SEE DIRECTIONS FOR APPLYING AT BOTTOM OF THIS LETTER

Students must be:
* A primary resident of Deschutes, Jefferson, Harney, or Crook counties
* Performing at an advanced upper division level (equivalent to Syllabus Level VII or above for piano students)
* Aspiring to major in music at college or conservatory and/or graduate level Masters program     
* Plan to pursue a career in classical music

Please read all guidelines available on every screen of the new online application.
 
Types of scholarships available:
* College level, conservatory tuition, or Masters program - up to $5,000 per year
* Advanced private studies with an approved teacher - up to $2,000 per year
* Approved music camp scholarship to be used the summer of 2021 - up to $2,000

First-time applicants must submit a pre-audition recording by March 16, 2021.  It should include two short (less than 5 minutes total) contrasting pieces demonstrating musicianship level.  Applicants must use an accompanist if indicated in the music. The pre-audition form must be included with the recording and submitted online.  Not all who submit a pre-audition recording will be selected to audition.  Students will be notified by email whether or not to submit an application. 

Audition Schedule:
All levels & age groups will be auditioned/interviewed Friday, June 4 – Sunday, June 6, 2021. At this audition, 3 pieces must be performed on the primary instrument for which the scholarship is being applied, in multiple musical periods. Musical style takes precedence over composer dates. If there is question about which period your piece fits in, contact Jodie Bischof at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 541-593-1139.

The completed application must be submitted online no later than 4:00 p.m. Thursday, April 15, 2021.  First-time applicants should submit their pre-audition recording by March 16, 2021 to be screened by committee before being accepted to audition.

DIRECTIONS FOR APPLYING:

* Go to app.getacceptd.com/sunriver
* Click "Sign Up" at the bottom of your screen
* Click "I am an Applicant"
* Follow the instructions on your screen to create your Acceptd profile
* Once logged in, click "Browse Programs" (a green button in the top right hand corner of the page) or "Organization Directory"
* Search for "Sunriver Music Festival"
* Select the "Student Applicant 2021" program from the "Start an Application" drop down menu
From there, you will be able to fill out your application, pay and submit.

If you have any questions about the online application process or technical difficulties, please contact Applicant support via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call at 1-888-725-2122.  Please note the preferred browser is Google Chrome.

If you have questions about scholarship requirements or details, please contact YAS Chair Jodie Bischof at 541-593-1159 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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Sunriver Music Festival
P.O. Box 4308
Sunriver, OR 97707

Located in the Sunriver Village Building 13

Office Hours
9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Tuesday-Friday

Phone: 541-593-1084
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