Scholarships | Financial Aid | Officer Forms

TABLE OF CONTENTS
Scholarship General Information
GMTA Laurence Hamilton Morton Piano Scholarships
NEW—Steinway Gallery of the Carolinas Senior Piano Scholarship
GMTA Voice Scholarships
GMTA John Hunter Instrumental Scholarships
GMTA MTNA Competition Fund Financial Aid
​​​​​​​Officer Forms


 

Scholarships

The audition date for all four scholarship auditions is March 26, 2022 at Bob Jones University, Gustafson Fine Arts Center.
Scholarships for 2022 are graciously being provided by the Virginia Bellew Fund, Bob Jones University Division of Music,
Pecknel Music Company, and Steinway Gallery of the Carolinas.

Please note: All participants will sign a Covid-19 Liability Waiver and wear a mask or face shield. Thank you for understanding.

Scholarship Committee Co-chairs: Lisa Kiser and Ina Pegram


 

GMTA Laurence Hamilton Morton+ Piano Scholarships

First Place - $350 provided by the Bob Jones University Division of Music and the Virginia Bellew Fund*
Second Place - $200 provided by Pecknel Music Company and the Virginia Bellew Fund*
Third Place - $125 provided by Pecknel Music Company and the Virginia Bellew Fund*
Fourth Place - $75 provided by Pecknel Music Company

Eligibility | Non-GMTA Member

  1. To be eligible, an applicant in school grades 9-12 must be a student of a current music teacher.
  2. Non-GMTA member teachers must pay an annual fee of $50 to have students participate in auditions.
     

Fee & Payment | Application | Judge Comment Form

  1. There is a $20 non-refundable entry fee per student. 
  2. The online application fee must be paid | date-stamped, and the online application form date-stamped by March 1, 2022, 11:59 pm, at greenvillemta.org.
  3. The fillable PDF judge comment form and liability waiver should be emailed to the Piano Scholarship Chair Lisa Kiser.
  4. Payment of fees, applications, PDF judge comment forms, and Covid-10 Liability Release Waivers
    date-stamped | postmarked after March 1, 2022, 11:59 pm will not be accepted.
  5. Pay fees by clicking the PAY HERE! button on the greenvillemta.org homepage.
     

Links
Application Form
PDF Judge Comment Form (fillable)
Teacher’s Prep Worksheet   
Covid-10 Liability Release Waiver

Repertoire & Performance Rules

  1. The student must perform two (2) solo pieces from memory.
  2. The student must perform one (1) J. S. Bach piece from: the Sinfonias, English Suites, French Suites,
    Toccatas, Partitas, Well-Tempered Clavier (one Prelude or one Fugue), or more difficult.
  3. The student must also perform one (1) composition from Classical, Romantic, or Contemporary literature.
  4. A total audition time of 12 minutes will be strictly enforced.
  5. Original scores with numbered measures must be provided for the judge.
  6. Photocopies of copyrighted pieces and/or editions are prohibited. 
  7. Any digitally purchased copies must have the purchaser’s name printed on the music or
    should be accompanied by a receipt.
  8. Concerto repertoire, arrangements, and transcriptions are unacceptable.
  9. Previous winners may not repeat their repertoire from past LHM Piano Auditions.
     

Scholarship Disbursements

  1. Scholarships will (or will not) be awarded at the discretion of the judge. The decision of the judge shall be final.
  2. Scholarship monies will be paid directly to the teacher or institution of the student’s choice, and will be mailed within one month following the auditions.

*The amount appropriated from the Bellew Fund is flexible, and is approved by the Executive Board on an annual basis.

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NEW—Steinway Gallery of the Carolinas Senior Piano Scholarship

$250 Scholarship provided by Steinway Gallery of the Carolinas, Greenville 
 

Eligibility | Non-GMTA Member

  1. To be eligible, a graduating senior pianist must be a student of a current music teacher.
  2. Non-GMTA member teachers must pay an annual fee of $50 to have students participate in auditions.
     

Fee & Payment | Application | Judge Comment Form

  1. There is a $20 non-refundable entry fee per student if this is the student’s only scholarship audition.
    However, the entry fee is $5 if the senior pianist is performing in the Morton Scholarship audition AND using one piece from that audition for the Steinway Scholarship audition.
  2. The online application fee must be paid | date-stamped, and the online application form date-stamped by March 1, 2022, 11:59 pm, at greenvillemta.org.
  3. The fillable PDF judge comment form and liability waiver should be emailed to the Piano Scholarship Chair Lisa Kiser.
  4. Payment of fees, applications, PDF judge comment forms, and Covid-10 Liability Release Waivers date-stamped | postmarked after March 1, 2022, 11:59 pm will not be accepted.
  5. Pay fees by clicking the PAY HERE! button on the greenvillemta.org homepage.
     

Links
Application Form
PDF Judge Comment Form (fillable)
Teacher’s Prep Worksheet   
Covid-10 Liability Release Waiver

Repertoire & Performance Rules

  1. The senior pianist must perform one (1) solo piece from memory.
  2. The senior pianist must perform one (1) piece from Baroque, Classical, Romantic, or Contemporary performance repertoire (concerti, arrangements, and transcriptions excluded).
  3.  A total audition time of 10 minutes will be strictly enforced.
  4. Original scores with numbered measures must be provided for the judge.
  5. Photocopies of copyrighted pieces and/or editions are prohibited. Any digitally purchased copies must have the purchaser’s name printed on the music or should be accompanied by a receipt.

NOTE:  
One (1) piece played in the Morton Scholarship audition may be used for the Steinway Scholarship audition.
 

Scholarship Disbursements

  1. This Scholarship will (or will not) be awarded at the discretion of the judge. The decision of the judge shall be final.
  2. This scholarship will be paid directly to the teacher or institution of the student’s choice, and will be mailed within one month following the auditions.

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GMTA Voice Scholarships

First Place - $300 provided by Pecknel Music Company
Second Place - $150 provided by Pecknel Music Company
Third Place - $75 provided by Pecknel Music Company
 

Eligibility | Non-GMTA Member

  1. To be eligible, an applicant in school grades 9-12 must be a student of a current music teacher.
  2. Non-GMTA member teachers must pay an annual fee of $50 to have students participate in auditions.
     

Fee & Payment | Application | Judge Comment Form

  1. There is a $20 non-refundable entry fee per student.
  2. The online application fee must be paid|date-stamped, and the online application form date-stamped by March 1, 2022, 11:59 pm, at greenvillemta.org.
  3. The fillable PDF judge comment form  and liability waiver should be emailed to the Voice Scholarship Chair Ina Pegram.
  4. Payment of fees, applications, PDF judge comment forms, and Covid-10 Liability Release Waivers date-stamped|postmarked after March 1, 2022, 11:59 pm will not be accepted.
  5. Pay fees by clicking the PAY HERE! button on the greenvillemta.org homepage.
     

Links
Application Form
PDF Judge Comment Form (fillable)
Teacher’s Prep Worksheet   
Covid-10 Liability Release Waiver

Repertoire & Performance Rules

  1. The student must perform one (1) required foreign language (non-English) piece.
  2. The student must perform one (1) choice piece of contrasting style from standard vocal literature: Classical, art songs, anthems, spirituals, or Broadway show tunes.
  3. A total audition time of 8 minutes will be strictly enforced.
  4. Original scores with numbered measures must be provided for the judge.
  5. Photocopies of copyrighted pieces and/or editions are prohibited. Any digitally purchased copies must have the purchaser’s name printed on the music or should be accompanied by a receipt.
  6. Selections written to be performed with accompaniment must be performed with accompaniment.
  7. Recorded or other non-live accompaniments are prohibited unless the piece was specifically written for CD or computer-generated sounds.
  8. Previous winners may not repeat their repertoire from past GMTA Music Scholarship Auditions.
     

Scholarship Disbursements

  1. This Scholarship will (or will not) be awarded at the discretion of the judge. The decision of the judge shall be final.
  2. Scholarship monies will be paid directly to the teacher or institution of the student’s choice, and will be mailed within one month following the auditions.

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GMTA John Hunter Instrumental Scholarships

First Place - $300 provided by Pecknel Music Company
Second Place - $150 provided by Pecknel Music Company
Third Place - $75 provided by Pecknel Music Company

Eligibility | Non-GMTA Member

  1. To be eligible, an applicant in school grades 9-12 must be a student of a current music teacher.
  2. Non-GMTA member teachers must pay an annual fee of $50 to have students participate in auditions.


Fee & Payment | Application | Judge Comment Form

  1. There is a $20 non-refundable entry fee per student.
  2. The online application fee must be paid | date-stamped, and the online application form date-stamped by March 1, 2022, 11:59 pm, at greenvillemta.org.
  3. The fillable PDF judge comment form and liability waiver should be emailed to the Instrument Scholarship Chair
    Ina Pegram.
  4. Payment of fees, applications, PDF judge comment forms, and Covid-10 Liability Release Waivers date-stamped | postmarked after March 1, 2022, 11:59 pm will not be accepted.
  5. Pay fees by clicking the PAY HERE! button on the greenvillemta.org homepage.


Links
Application Form
PDF Judge Comment Form (fillable)
Teacher’s Prep Worksheet   
Covid-10 Liability Release Waiver

Repertoire & Performance Rules

  1. The student must perform two (2) pieces of contrasting styles and periods.
  2. A total audition time of 12 minutes will be strictly enforced.
  3. Original scores with numbered measures must be provided for the judge.
  4. Photocopies of copyrighted pieces and/or editions are prohibited. Any digitally purchased copies must have the purchaser’s name printed on the music or should be accompanied by a receipt.
  5. Selections written to be performed with accompaniment must be performed with accompaniment. 
  6. Recorded or other non-live accompaniments are prohibited unless the piece was specifically written for CD or computer-generated sounds.
  7. Percussionists must provide their own instrument(s).
  8. Previous winners may not repeat their repertoire from past GMTA Music Scholarship Auditions.
     

Scholarship Disbursements

  1. Scholarships will (or will not) be awarded at the discretion of the judge. The decision of the judge shall be final.
  2. Scholarship monies will be paid directly to the teacher or institution of the student’s choice, and will be mailed within one month following the auditions.

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GMTA MTNA Competition Fund Financial Aid

Rules
Online Application


 

Officer Forms

VP of Programs
Speaker contract (.pdf e-mail sample; after opening .pdf file, copy and paste information into an e-mail)

Reimbursements
Reimbursement Form (fillable)

Auditions
Judge Payment Request Form (fillable)

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