WMC SUPPORT PROGRAMS:
University Music Major Scholarships: a scholarship awarded to a Music Major who is a Virginia resident attending one of the state’s preeminent universities. This year we awarded three scholarships, one to University of Virginia, one to James Madison University, and one to Virginia Commonwealth University.
Student Symphony Player Music Lesson Scholarships: funds for private music lessons awarded to four student players in the Charlottesville Symphony at the University of Virginia.
Educational Outreach Funds: the Club awards funds annually based on proposals for worthy music projects from schools and organizations in Charlottesville, Albemarle, and all contiguous counties in order to benefit the youth of Central Virginia.
The recipients and their projects funded in 2018-19 include:
Agnor Hurt Elementary School (Albemarle County) - recorder packages
Buford Middle School (Charlottesville City) - clarinets
Crozet & Red Hill Elementary Schools (Albemarle County) - Orff instruments
Fluvanna County High School - guitars, drums, and other percussion instruments
Jack Jouett & Sutherland Middle Schools (Albemarle County) - digital pianos
Louisa County Middle School - clarinets
Nathanael Greene Primary School (Greene County) - ukuleles
Orange County High School - ensemble residency in Italy
Rockfish River Elementary School (Nelson County) - Quaver ClassPlay license
Tye River Elementary School (Nelson County) - Suzuki tone chimes
Walker Upper Elementary School (Charlottesville City) - marimba and horns
William Monroe Middle School (Greene County) - technical music equipment & software and piano lab equipment