SRCS Scholarship Program

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Scholarship Forms

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Recommendation Letter

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January 11, 2020

It is the goal of SRCS to promote the cultural enrichment and fulfillment found through musical study and performance, and it is our sincere hope that participants will reap those rewards throughout your life.

The SRCS Scholarship Winners are often invited to be featured performers at a future Choral Society performance.  Invitation are made based on the needs of the Artistic Director.    Winners will receive their scholarship award at their respective high school Senior Awards event.

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2019  Winners!


Madison Smith has won First Place in our Piano portion of our Scholarship competition.  Madison is the daughter of Keith and Lori Smith and lives in Fredericksburg.  Madison attends Riverbend High School where she has shared her piano skills as the keyboardist for the school musicals in 2017 and 2019.  She plans to attend James Madison University in the fall and, although not majoring in Music, she does intend to minor in it.  She will keep her skills honed through private piano lessons while attending the University.  Congratulations Madison! 

Congratulations go to Erin McCluskey on her Second place finish in our recent competition.  Erin is the daughter of Jin McCluskey and lives in Fredericksburg.  Erin attends Colonial Forge High School.  This accomplished pianist has won 3rd place in the James Bland competition, is a member of the National Federation of Music clubs and the Rappahannock Music Society (garnering 10 years of Superior Ratings)  She plans to attend the College of William and Mary next year.  Although not a music major, she intends to take advantage of their applied music lessons available through the school.   Congratulations Erin!


Phillip Todd has won First place in the Instrumental category of our scholarship competition.  Phillip is the son of Ken and Julie Todd and attends Colonial Forge High School where he’s active in the Symphonic band, Marching Band as a section leader, All State Honor Band, All County Band, All District Band, Shenandoah Honor Band and Percussion ensemble.  He auditioned and was selected to study at the 2016 University of South Carolina Summer Music Camp, the 2017 Indiana University Summer Percussion Institute and the 2018 Penn State University School of Music Honors Music Institute.  Phillip is also active with Colonial Forge Men’s choir, Madrigals, All County Chorus and All District Chorus. Phillip also competed in our piano competition. He has used those skills to accompany the choirs at his school and church. He is hoping to attend George Mason University next year as a Music major.  Congrats Phillip!

The SCRS Scholarship committee is pleased to congratulate Gi-Ppeum (Joy) Chang on her Second Place finish in our Instrumental competition.  Joy is the daughter of Won-Ho Chang and attends Stafford High School. Joy is first chair in the Stafford Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble. She has participated in All-County and All District Band. Joy also plays piano at her church and has won several competitions on that instrument as well.  Joy hopes to attend the University of Virginia in the fall.  Although she will not be majoring in music, she will continue her studies and perform with her church and local orchestra.  Congratulations Joy!


Jaden Brown has won First place in our vocal competition. He is the son of Melvin Brown and attends Courtland High school.  Jaden has won the 2018 ArtsALIVE! First place vocalist and 2018 Virginia Honor Choir Second Place. He has been selected for Senior Honors Choir and earned one of the highest scores in the state of Virginia for his voice part. He is also a part of Tri- M , (a Music Honor Society). He is planning to be a music major. Congratulations Jaden!

We are pleased to congratulate Hailey Amick as our second place winner in our vocal competition.  Hailey is the daughter of Suzanne Amick and Wayne Amick. She attends Spotsylvania High School where she is active in the Vocal Ensemble, Symphonic Band, Marching Band, All State Choir, All Senior Honors Choir, and is the Tri-M Music Honor Society president.  She is also busy with the UMW Jazz band. Hailey plans to attend University of Mary Washington next year as a music major.  Congratulations Hailey!

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