Announcing the 2023 Guthrie Darr Young Artist Scholarship Competition
The Columbia Choral Society Guthrie Darr Young Artist Scholarship exists to encourage and support local young artists who are interested in studying voice independently with a private music teacher.
In 2023: Application Packet DUE Wednesday, March 15, 2023.
CCS-Scholarship-Application-PACKAGE-Jan-2023 in PDF format
(If you would like this in a DOCx format to complete the application, email management [dot] choralsociety [at] gmail [dot] com for a copy.)
Award: The scholarship will be awarded through a juried competition April 17, 2023. The winner may also be offered the opportunity of performing as a guest artist at a Columbia Choral Society Concert. The judges will award a scholarship of $500. The scholarship will be paid directly to a private local vocal instructor to assist the winner with the vocal instruction, to be completed by December 31.
Competition: Monday, April 17, 2023, 6:30-7:15
(Watch your email for Warm-Up Time between 5:00 and 6:15.)
Centennial Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church
1413 Laurel St, Columbia, SC 29201
MORE Details in the Application Packet.
Questions: Email Donna Thompson at management [dot] choralsociety [at] gmail [dot] com.
2023 Spring/Summer Concerts – SAVE THE DATES!
April 30, 2023, at 4:00
“Requiem for the Living” by Dan Forrest
At Main Street United Methodist Church
May 21, 2023, at 4:00
Either a repeat of “Requiem for the Living” or
“Sunrise Mass” by Ola Gjeilo
At Lutheran Theological Seminary
Possibly Sunday afternoon, June 4, 2023
Possible performance at Piccolo Spoleto in Charleston. Watch for details!
Dr. Elizabeth M. Mears, Artistic Director
Mrs. Allison Hilbish, Accompanist