Rossini Club Event Calendar

May
13
Mon
Scholarship Application Deadline May 13, 2019
May 13 all-day

2019 Portland Rossini Club Scholarship Competitions

The three categories for scholarships include the following:

Instrumental:
The Emily K. Rand (now instrumental) Scholarship Fund was established in 1932 in memory of the Portland Rossini Club’s third president, a vocalist who presided in a distinguished manner for 25 years.

Piano:
The Lucia A. Wright Piano Scholarship was established in 2001 as a bequest of a Member in good standing for 55 years.

Vocal:
The Barbara C. Littlefield Vocal Scholarship was created in memory of the club’s longtime treasurer, vocalist Barbara C. Littlefield.
 

Rules

These scholarship competitions are open to all residents of the State of Maine.

Applicants must be older than 17 and be registered as music majors in the Fall of 2019 at any accredited music school, college, or university.

Previous first place winners of the scholarships may not apply.

Applicants in each competition must perform at least two compositions representing two different periods as follows: Baroque, Classical, Romantic, and/or 20th/21st Century.

The total performance should be at least ten minutes and is not to exceed fifteen minutes.
Applicants must provide their own accompanists.

Vocalists must perform entirely from memory; Pianists and Instrumentalists must perform at least one selection from memory.

One published edition of the music must be provided for the panel of judges.

Schedule

The competition for all categories will take place on Saturday, June 1, 2019 at Woodford’s Congregational Church, 200 Woodfords Street, Portland, Maine.

The complete application packet MUST BE POSTMARKED NO LATER than Monday, May 13, 2019.

Applicants will be ineligible to compete if application packet is incomplete. Special scheduling requests must be submitted in writing and will be honored if possible. Contestants will be notified of their performance time in late May.

Application Form

The 2019 PRC Scholarship Application form is downloadable here.

More information about the scholarship is located on the About the Scholarship page and on the Description here.

 

Jun
1
Sat
June 1st Scholarship Competition for 2019 @ Woodford’s Congregational Church
Jun 1 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

The Rossini Club holds an annual scholarship competition for students who are Maine residents and registered as music majors at any accredited music school, college, or university for the fall semester of the year they are applying for the scholarship.

The Scholarship Competition traditionally takes place the beginning of June at the Woodford’s Congregational Church in Portland, Maine.

Thanks to the continued generosity of our donors, the total prize amount for each category may amount to more than $2,000 (the judges may reserve the right not to award a prize).
 

WHO IS ELIGIBLE?
Students are eligible to apply for a scholarship if they are residents of Maine, are over seventeen years old and are planning further study in an accredited music school, college or university as of the fall of the year when they are applying for the scholarship. Previous first place winners of the scholarships may not apply.
 

WHAT IS EXPECTED AT THE AUDITION?
Applicants will perform selections from at least two contrasting musical periods for at least 10 minutes, but not to exceed 15 minutes.

Vocalists must perform entirely by memory; pianists and instrumentalists must perform at least one selection from memory. Applicants are required to provide an original/published copy of the music to the judges.

Applicants in each competition must perform at least two compositions representing two different periods as follows: Baroque, Classical, Romantic, and/or 20th/21st Century.
 

HOW TO APPLY
More information about the scholarship is located on the How to Apply page here.
 

PAST WINNERS
View our past scholarship winners here.
 

May
30
Sat
2020 Scholarship Competition on May 30th @ Woodford’s Congregational Church
May 30 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

The Rossini Club holds an annual scholarship competition for students who are Maine residents and registered as music majors at any accredited music school, college, or university for the fall semester of the year they are applying for the scholarship.

The Scholarship Competition will take place at the Woodford’s Congregational Church in Portland, Maine on May 30th.

Thanks to the continued generosity of our donors, the total prize amount for each category may amount to more than $2,000 (the judges may reserve the right not to award a prize).
 

WHO IS ELIGIBLE?
Students are eligible to apply for a scholarship if they are residents of Maine, are over seventeen years old and are planning further study in an accredited music school, college or university as of the fall of the year when they are applying for the scholarship. Previous first place winners of the scholarships may not apply.
 

WHAT IS EXPECTED AT THE AUDITION?
Applicants will perform selections from at least two contrasting musical periods for at least 10 minutes, but not to exceed 15 minutes.

Vocalists must perform entirely by memory; pianists and instrumentalists must perform at least one selection from memory. Applicants are required to provide an original/published copy of the music to the judges.

Applicants in each competition must perform at least two compositions representing two different periods as follows: Baroque, Classical, Romantic, and/or 20th/21st Century.
 

HOW TO APPLY
More information about the scholarship is located on the How to Apply page here.
 

PAST WINNERS
View our past scholarship winners here.