Scholarships

Scholarship Information & Past Winners

Scholarships have been awarded for 2017.
please check back in January 2018 for scholarship audition plans.

2017 SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS

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)

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: 

Fletcher Bright Strings Scholarship
Jay Craven Clarinet Scholarship

 

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, Patti 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 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