This award, given in memory of former Darlington Director, Athena Sophocles, must be used for private music lessons at the Center for the academic year beginning in September 2019.
Auditions for the 2019-2020 Athena Scholarship Awards are open to all serious music students in grades 5 through 11 studying piano, voice, strings, brass, winds, guitar and percussion. Scholarships are awarded solely on ability.
• Junior Scholarships of $250 for Grades 5-7
• Senior Scholarships of $500 for grades 8-11
Interested students should prepare a work of approximately five minutes in duration, or two shorter, contrasting pieces and provide their own accompanist if necessary. Students will receive written critiques from the adjudicators.
Audition forms are available in the Darlington Arts Center Office.