Scholarships

Scholarship Information & Past Winners

now accepting applications for 2019 scholarships!
Application Deadline: March 8, 2019
Auditions: March 17, 2019, 2:30 pm

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Scholarship Guidelines

High school seniors who live within a 30-mile radius of downtown Chattanooga are eligible for Chattanooga Music Club Scholarships.

Scholarships available each year include:

The Chattanooga Music Club Scholarship
Dr. Hilda and Andres Alisago Scholarship
 
Dorothy Price Cobb Martin Memorial Scholarship  
Admiral Vance and Mrs. (Charlynne) Fry Merit Scholarship
Opal Rhea Swaity Scholarship*
(*Note: Ms. Swaity was the first scholarship winner from the Chattanooga Music Club in 1946. Her family gives this in her memory.)

Designated Instrument Scholarships: 

Jay Craven Clarinet Scholarship
Edwin LeMare Organ Scholarship (given by Mr. and Mrs. Jim (Sharon) Bailiff

CMC 2016 Scholarship Recipients

Left to Right – Front Row – Janet Sump,  Scholarship Chair ; Destiny Hannon, Cello,  Fletcher Bright String Scholarship ; Kelsey Brenner, Clarinet,  Jay Craven Clarinet Scholarship ; Hannah Eitzen, Tuba,  Drs. Hilda & Andres Alisago Jr. Scholarship and Dorothy Cobb Martin Scholarship ; Linda Thompson,  President   Left to Right – Second Row – Harper Beeland, Piano,  Admiral & Mrs. Vance Fry Merit Scholarship ; Emily Henderson, Piano,  CMC Scholarship ; Jake Wallin, Voice,  Opal Rhea Swaity Scholarship

Left to Right – Front Row – Janet Sump, Scholarship Chair; Destiny Hannon, Cello, Fletcher Bright String Scholarship; Kelsey Brenner, Clarinet, Jay Craven Clarinet Scholarship; Hannah Eitzen, Tuba, Drs. Hilda & Andres Alisago Jr. Scholarship and Dorothy Cobb Martin Scholarship; Linda Thompson, President

Left to Right – Second Row – Harper Beeland, Piano, Admiral & Mrs. Vance Fry Merit Scholarship; Emily Henderson, Piano, CMC Scholarship; Jake Wallin, Voice, Opal Rhea Swaity Scholarship

CMC 2014 Scholarship Recipients

Front Row - Left to Right - Linda Thompson,  CMC President ; Austin Ngo (piano),  Admiral Vance & Charlynne Fry Merit Scholarship ; Christine Lau (violin),  Fletcher Bright String Scholarship ; Janelle Wigal (French horn),  Drs. Hilda & Andres Alisago Scholarship ; Janet Sump,  Scholarship Chair   Back Row - Left to Right - Justin Smith (oboe),  CMC Scholarship ; Drew Craig (tenor),  Opal Rhea Swaity Scholarship ; Joey Shultz (piano),  Dorothy Cobb Martin Scholarship

Front Row - Left to Right - Linda Thompson, CMC President; Austin Ngo (piano), Admiral Vance & Charlynne Fry Merit Scholarship; Christine Lau (violin), Fletcher Bright String Scholarship; Janelle Wigal (French horn), Drs. Hilda & Andres Alisago Scholarship; Janet Sump, Scholarship Chair

Back Row - Left to Right - Justin Smith (oboe), CMC Scholarship; Drew Craig (tenor), Opal Rhea Swaity Scholarship; Joey Shultz (piano), Dorothy Cobb Martin Scholarship

CMC 2012 Scholarship Recipients

First Row - Left to Right - Kelsey Stansell, Pianist,  Dorothy Martin Award ; Holly Kinsey, Bass Clarinet,  Bruce Benton Award ; Mrs. Beth Long,  Scholarship Committee Chair ; Emily Oing, Violinist,  Drs. Andres and Hilda Alisago Award ; Monica Cook, Vocalist,  Opal Swaity Award.    Second Row - Left to Right - Joshua Coleman, Pianist,  Chattanooga Music Club Award ; Alyssa Baranski, Flute,  Admiral and Mrs. Vance (Charlynne) Fry Merit Award ; Brian Mu, Violinist,  Fletcher Bright Strings Award ; Savannah Miller, Vocalist, P atti Benton Stephenson Award

First Row - Left to Right - Kelsey Stansell, Pianist, Dorothy Martin Award; Holly Kinsey, Bass Clarinet, Bruce Benton Award; Mrs. Beth Long, Scholarship Committee Chair; Emily Oing, Violinist, Drs. Andres and Hilda Alisago Award; Monica Cook, Vocalist, Opal Swaity Award.

Second Row - Left to Right - Joshua Coleman, Pianist, Chattanooga Music Club Award; Alyssa Baranski, Flute, Admiral and Mrs. Vance (Charlynne) Fry Merit Award; Brian Mu, Violinist, Fletcher Bright Strings Award; Savannah Miller, Vocalist, Patti Benton Stephenson Award

CMC 2017 SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS

From left to right: Janet Sump,  Scholarship Committee Chair ; Elijah Wyatt, Clarinet,  Jay Craven Clarinet Scholarship ; Spencer Elliott, Saxophone,  Dorothy Martin Scholarship (given by Dr. Jeannette Martin) ; Caitlin Brown, Vocal,  Swaity Scholarship and Admiral and Mrs. Vance (Charlynne) Fry Merit Scholarship ; Juliette Blais, Cello,  Chattanooga Music Club Scholarship and Fletcher Bright String Award ; David Schultz, Organ,  Edwin LeMare Organ Scholarship (given by Mr. and Mrs. Jim (Sharon) Bailiff)

From left to right: Janet Sump, Scholarship Committee Chair; Elijah Wyatt, Clarinet, Jay Craven Clarinet Scholarship; Spencer Elliott, Saxophone, Dorothy Martin Scholarship (given by Dr. Jeannette Martin); Caitlin Brown, Vocal, Swaity Scholarship and Admiral and Mrs. Vance (Charlynne) Fry Merit Scholarship; Juliette Blais, Cello, Chattanooga Music Club Scholarship and Fletcher Bright String Award; David Schultz, Organ, Edwin LeMare Organ Scholarship (given by Mr. and Mrs. Jim (Sharon) Bailiff)

CMC 2015 Scholarship Recipients

Left to Right - Front row – Linda Thompson,  President ; Jacob Martin, piano, and Autumn Hindman, piano,  Dorothy Cobb Martin Scholarship ; Angela Baucom, viola,  CMC Scholarship ; Patrick Rice, piano,  Opal Swaity Scholarship ; Janet Sump,  Scholarship Chairman   Left to Right - Back row – Seth Hall, French Horn,  Drs. Hilda and Andres Alisago, Jr. Scholarship ; Monte Coulter IV, clarinet,  Jay Craven Clarinet Scholarship and Admiral Vance and Mrs. Charlynne Fry Scholarship ; Eric Cullins, violin,  Fletcher Bright Strings Scholarship

Left to Right - Front row – Linda Thompson, President; Jacob Martin, piano, and Autumn Hindman, piano, Dorothy Cobb Martin Scholarship; Angela Baucom, viola, CMC Scholarship; Patrick Rice, piano, Opal Swaity Scholarship; Janet Sump, Scholarship Chairman

Left to Right - Back row – Seth Hall, French Horn, Drs. Hilda and Andres Alisago, Jr. Scholarship; Monte Coulter IV, clarinet, Jay Craven Clarinet Scholarship and Admiral Vance and Mrs. Charlynne Fry Scholarship; Eric Cullins, violin, Fletcher Bright Strings Scholarship

CMC 2013 SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS

From left to right: Beth Long,  scholarship chairperson ; Aaron Hairston,  Admiral Vance & Charlynne Fry Merit ; Hannah Kuhn,  Fletcher Bright Strings ; Wesley Carroll,  Dr. Hilda & Andres Alisago Jr. & Friends ; Hollis Neel,  Dorothy Price Cobb Martin Memorial ; Hannah Porter,  Dorothy Price Cobb Martin Memorial ; Abigail Hinchman,  Chattanooga Music Club ; Aaron Smith,  Opal Rhea Swaity Memorial ; John Burton,  Chattanooga Music Club ; Jeannette Martin,  CMC president ; Jonathan Lau,  Chattanooga Music Club

From left to right: Beth Long, scholarship chairperson; Aaron Hairston, Admiral Vance & Charlynne Fry Merit; Hannah Kuhn, Fletcher Bright Strings; Wesley Carroll, Dr. Hilda & Andres Alisago Jr. & Friends; Hollis Neel, Dorothy Price Cobb Martin Memorial; Hannah Porter, Dorothy Price Cobb Martin Memorial; Abigail Hinchman, Chattanooga Music Club; Aaron Smith, Opal Rhea Swaity Memorial; John Burton, Chattanooga Music Club; Jeannette Martin, CMC president; Jonathan Lau, Chattanooga Music Club