The Evanston Music Club and the North Shore Musicians Club have a rich history of
awarding countless scholarships to music students.
 

 

The 2018 Scholarship Competition

The 2018  Evanston Music Club and North Shore Musicians Club Scholarship Competition is open to students attending colleges in Evanston and neighboring communities in the Chicago area. Vocalists between the ages of 18 and 28 and all other musicians between 18 and 25 are eligible to submit an application to audition. Those chosen to audition will be notified of their specific audition times.

Auditions will be held on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at the Skokie Public Library, 5215 Oakton Street, Skokie, Illinois.

 

Contestants should prepare a 12-minute program and should draw from music of different periods or styles. Singers should include an aria from an opera or oratorio. Each applicant must provide an accompanist if needed.

FORMER WINNERS OF SCHOLARSHIPS FROM THE EVANSTON MUSIC CLUB OR NORTH SHORE MUSICIANS CLUB ARE NOT ELIGIBLE.

 

Winners of the 2018 competition will perform at the Evanston Music Club/North Shore Musicians Club Scholarship Concert and Benefit Tea at 1 p.m. on Monday, May 14, 2018 at the Skokie Public Library.

Deadline for receipt of applications: March 30, 2018

 

An application form is available at http://evanstonmusicclub.org/SchoolApp-2018.pdf.  Return the application and a 1-2 page resume to Kathleen Rundell at krundell@northwestern.edu.  Please include a 1-2 page resume of your music education, where you are or have been in school, name(s) of your teacher(s), and any awards or honors you have won and information on your tentative selections for audition.

 

Return the form to:

Kathleen Rundell, Scholarship Chair

email: krundell@northwestern.edu

Phone: (847) 679-5313 


2017 Scholarship Award Winners

 

Left  to Right:   Steven Zhang, Northwestern University, clarinet; Aidan Perreault, Northwestern University, violin; Quinn Middleman, Roosevelt University, mezzo-soprano; Hana Cohon, Northwestern University, cello; Xuesha Hu, Northwestern University, piano


2016 Scholarship Award Winners

 

Left  to Right:   Judy Perlman, President, NSMC; Danny Mui, Northwestern University, clarinet; Chen-Shen Fan, Northwestern University, piano; Kira Dills-De Surra, Roosevelt University, mezzo-soprano; Quinn Delaney, De Paul University, bassoon; Sean Stanton, North Park University, baritone; Ada Kahn, President, EMC


2015 Scholarship Award Winners

 

Left  to Right:  Esther Nyberg, Roosevelt University, piano; Kasumi Lamm, DePaul, flute; Samantha Spena, DePaul, violin; Madison Leonard, Northwestern University, soprano; Henry Chen, Northwestern University, cello; Mikowai Ashwill, Northwestern University, piano
(not pictured - Alexander York, Northwestern University, baritone)


 

  

For information on Evanston Music Club Scholarships:

Kathleen Rundell

email: krundell@northwestern.edu

Phone: (847) 679-5313 

 

 


LINKS OF INTEREST

 

John J. Kula

www.goldcoasttrio.com

 

Ada P. Kahn      

www.adapkahn.com

 
Keeping The Beat
www.keepingthebeat.com
 
Sinfonietta Arts Chamber Ensemble
www.sinfoniettaarts.com
 

Light Opera Works
www.light-opera-works.org

 

Music Institute of Chicago
www.musicinstituteofchicago.org

 

Evanston Symphony Orchestra
www.evanstonsymphony.org

 

Skokie Valley Symphony
www.skokievalleysymphony.org                                     

 

Savoyaires
www.savoyaires.org

                                                               
 

Email: Evanston Music Club at krundell@northwestern.edu