Scholarships

2014 JOHN H. HEAD SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS

Congratulations to the winners of the
2014 John H. Head Student Scholarship Awards.

 

$ 1,500 First Prize 

Tinsley Stokes/harp

tinsleystokes   Tinsley has been Principal harpist of the Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra for four years. She has been the principal harpist for the All State Orchestra for three years and also performed with the All State Band. She is a student of Local 148-462 member Susan Brady. Tinsley will attend University of Michigan in the fall studying harp performance.

 

 

 

 

 

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$ 1,000 Second Prize 

Monica Caldwell/viola

Caldwell-Monica(1)   Monica has been a member of the Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra for four years.  In 2009 she was accepted into the Atlanta Symphony’s Talent Development Program and currently studies with Dr.Marilyn Seelman. She will be attending Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University majoring in viola performance.

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$ 500 Third Prize 

Jack Bryant/horn

Bryant-Jack   Jack has been a member of the Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra since 2011 and the Georgia All-State Band and Orchestra from 2008-2014. He is a student of Local 148-462 member Richard Deane. Jack will be attending Northwestern University majoring in horn performance.

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$ 500 Third Prize 

Chelsea McFarland/horn

chelseaaysopicture    Chelsea has been principal horn in the Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra, the Atlanta Youth Wind Symphony, and the Emory Youth Symphony Orchestra. She has studied with Local 148-462 members Susan Welty, Richard Deane and Richard Williams. Chelsea will study horn performance at The Curtis Institute of Music in the fall.

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$ 500 Third Prize 

Carly Weikle/clarinet

    carlyCarly currently plays with the Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra, the Emory Youth Symphony Orchestra, and the Atlanta Youth Wind Symphony. She is a student of ASO member Alcides Rodriguez. She will be attending Vanderbilt University in the fall studying clarinet performance.

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$ 500 Third Prize 

Jonah Zimmerman/euphonium

zimmerman-jonah_euph   Jonah has been a GMEA Honor Band member and GMEA All-State Band member for several years. He has also been a 2013-2014 section leader of the Atlanta Youth Wind Symphony. He is a student of Local 148-462 member Bernard H. Flythe and will be attending Columbus State University in the fall studying Music Education.