Admission to our festival concerts as well as the proceeds from our scholarship concert help provide these funds.
JLCMTA provides scholarships to students for summer music opportunities as well as support for students who choose music education as a career.
Please contact your student's music teacher if you need more information or print the application provided.
Senior Soloist Competition occurs each year in the month of May. Students need to apply using the Senior Soloist Form in conjunction with their teacher.
Teachers: Please see the portion of the Festival Handbook which clarifies the requirements for this scholarship.
Click the PDF link to download the application for the Senior Soloist Application.
All applications are due June 1st, 2023
Eligible Seniors (Class of 2024) must have been registered to perform an All-State level solo at the May 2023 festival.
Eligible Juniors (Class of 2025) must earn a 95 in the 2023 NYSSMA Festival on an All-State level solo, with the exception of pianists who must earn a 95 on a Level 6 solo.
The Steve Worden Scholarship is available for students that are wishing to attend a summer camp for music.
Applications for scholarships will be available to students to get from their teachers in the Spring