2016 Lois Pickard Finalists: Lydia Newton (2nd-Violin), Nathan Stephenson (1st - Brass/Winds) Raymond Tsai - 2016 Competition Winner (1st - Strings),Hannah Bostick (2nd - Brass/Winds) Dina Kasman (1st - Piano), Fion Chang (2nd - Piano)
Since 1998, the SVC has sponsored an annual music competition for talented students from age 12 through high school senior. Named in honor of the founding member of the volunteer organization for the ASO, the Lois Pickard Music Scholarship has awarded over $83,650 to winners in three competition categories. The 1st and 2nd place winners of each category perform at the annual luncheon
The Lois Pickard Competition is open to serious and gifted musician ages 12 to Senior in High School. Students of strings, brass, winds, percussion and piano are eligible to enter in one category only. Entrants must be legal residents of the United States and reside in one of the following states: Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Mississippi and Tennessee.
2017 Lois Pickard brochure Click to download the full Lois Pickard Brochure for guidelines and details on entry requirements.
Deadline for Entry is January 4, 2017. (if mailing - envelope must be postmarked by this date)
Mail Applications to:
Scholarship Committee SVC
c/o Education Manager
Alabama Symphony Orchestra
Birmingham, AL 35222
LOCATION Birmingham-Southern College Hill Hall: 900 Arkadelphia Road, Birmingham, Alabama.
For further information please call: Debbie Reid, 205.991.2712 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org