The Moore Philharmonic Orchestra announced the annual non-member scholarship applications are now open. Applicants must be 8th or 9th-grade instrumental music students in Moore County who are not current members of the Moore Philharmonic Orchestra. Applications are open to public, private, accredited home school, and charter school students. One scholarship will be awarded for use toward instrument upgrades, music camp tuition, or private lessons.
Applications for the scholarship can be downloaded at mporchestra.com. All submissions must be postmarked to Moore Philharmonic Orchestra, attn: Scholarships, 125 Pecan Grove Dr, Aberdeen, NC 28315, by Friday, April 21. Only completed applications with all required materials will be accepted. Questions should be directed to [email protected].
In-person auditions will take place on Thursday, May 11. All applicants will be notified via email no later than Monday, May 1, with final details regarding auditions. Applicants may find audition pieces at mporchestra.com. Auditions will not be rescheduled.
“We wish all of our applicants the best of luck, and we look forward to meeting you soon,” said MPO.
The scholarship recipient will be announced at the Moore Philharmonic Orchestra’s spring concert, “Adventure is Calling,” on Saturday, May 20, at 7 p.m. at Pinecrest High School’s R.E. Lee Auditorium.