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Illinois Summer Youth Music Camp Scholarship Winners

On Saturday, April 8, the Guild of the Champaign-Urbana Symphony Orchestra held auditions at Faith United Methodist Church and awarded ten $300 scholarships for students in grades 6-12 to attend Illinois Summer Youth Music camp (ISYM). Congratulations to these talented young musicians!

Payton Borich Trumpet; – age 15; grade 10 at Urbana High School
Emma Brown – Oboe; age 13, grade 8 at Monticello Middle School
Matthew Currey – French Horn; age 13; grade 8 at Edison Middle School
Eve Freund – Flute; age 13; grade 7 at Countryside School
Sierra Freund – Violin; age 12; grade 6 at Countryside School
Grace Juhn – Piano; age 13; grade 8 at University Laboratory High School
Min Seung Kang – Alto Saxophone; age 14; grade 9 at Centennial High School
Minjoong Kim – Piano; age 16; grade 10 at Central High School
Daniel Lee – Alto Saxophone, age 14; grade 9 at Centennial High School
Elijah Song – Violin; age 12; grade 7 at Franklin Middle School
Olivia Taylor – First Alternate winner, Viola; age 14; grade 8 at University Laboratory High School


 
The Guild of the Champaign-Urbana Symphony Orchestra is proud to provide scholarships every year to the Illinois Summer Youth Music (ISYM) camp. ISYM is a series of weeklong programs in June and July at the University of Illinois for talented young musicians from grades 6–12.

Each spring, the Guild holds scholarship auditions open to all Champaign County students. The Guild awards 5 partial tuition scholarships for students grades 6–8 and 5 partial scholarships for senior high school students. All qualified students who play orchestral instruments (voice and acting entries are not eligible) and meet the eligibility requirements in the ISYM Application Form (available at isym.music.illinois.edu/apply/index.php) may audition for a scholarship.

To learn more, please contact Guild member Paula Jones at (217) 352-8868 or paulasjones@att.net.