Guidelines

$1,000 The Summer Dreams Award

 

● Student must currently be a high school senior with plans to attend a college or university as a music major concentrating on voice. (Detroit, MI residents)

● Student must have a minimum GPA of 2.8.

● Student must provide one (1) academic transcript.

● Student must provide two (2) letters of recommendation (School, Church, Teacher, or Professional organization).

● Student must prepare two (2) contrasting musical selections of any genre. One selection must be of the classical repertoire through audio/video submission (Mp3 audio files/quality “private” YouTube or other video links are accepted).

● Submit a current headshot and bio.

● Student must write a minimum 400-word essay “describing their musical goals and aspirations.”

$1,000 The Willard J. Hines “Black Mozart” Piano Award

 

● Student must currently be attending a college or university as a music major concentrating on piano.

● Student must have a minimum GPA of 3.0.

● Student must provide one (1) academic transcript.

● Student must provide two (2) letters of recommendation (School, Church, Teacher, or Professional organization).

● Student must prepare four (4) contrasting musical selections of any genre Classical, Musical theatre, Jazz, Spiritual, gospel or Pop through audio/video submission (Mp3 audio files/quality, “private” YouTube or other video links are accepted).

● Submit a current resume, headshot, and bio.

● Student must write a minimum 400-word essay “describing their musical goals and aspirations.”

$1,000 We Can Make a World of Difference Award

 

● Student must currently be attending a college or university as a music major concentrating on voice.

● Student must have a minimum GPA of 3.0.

● Student must provide one (1) academic transcript.

● Student must provide two (2) letters of recommendation. (School, Church, Teacher, or Professional organization).

● Student must prepare four (4) contrasting musical selections of any genre Opera, Musical theatre, Jazz, Spiritual, gospel or Pop through audio/video submission (Mp3 audio files/quality, “private” YouTube or other video links are accepted).

● Submit a current resume, headshot, and bio.

● Student must write a minimum 400-word essay “describing their musical goals and aspirations.”

$1,000 The Courville Concert Choir Award

 

● Vocal artist must provide a resume, headshot and bio.

● Artist must prepare four (4) contrasting musical selections of any genre Opera, Musical theatre, Jazz, Spiritual, gospel or Pop through audio/video submission (Mp3 audio files/quality, “private” YouTube or other video links are accepted).