Chang/Chavkin Musicians Scholarship


Ms. Chang and Mr. Chavkin with Francisco (left) and Moises (right)
the winners of the 2018 - 2019 Scholarship awards.

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Through a generous donation from Laura Chang and Arnold L. Chavkin, CMC is proud to offer three $5,000 scholarships to committed young musicians who show financial need and outstanding artistic merit. These awards are available to current and new CMC students through an audition and interview process.
Auditions for the 2019 - 2020 scholarships have already passed. Please check back in Spring 2020 for information regarding the 2020 - 2021 Season.


  • Ages 12 and up

  • Minimum four years of instrumental study (exceptions may be made by the audition committee).

  • Must participate in all CMC activities with outstanding responsibility, attitude, and attendance.

  • Qualifying instruments: All Strings, All Woodwinds, and Piano (Brass may contact for consideration).

  • Please view our repertoire and audition requirements.

  • Families must demonstrate financial need as explained in the application.*

  • Must contribute $500 towards tuition.*

*Extenuating circumstances may be reviewed by the audition committee

Scholarship Details

Recipients of the scholarship award will receive full tuition to CMC for Fall, Winter, and Spring sessions.

  • A stipend for thirty 60-minute private lessons from an approved teacher of their choice.

  • Scholarship recipients are expected to participate in all CMC programs: 

    • Chamber Music 

    • Orchestra 

    • Solos

    • Music Pods 

    • Masterclasses 

    • Performances 

How To Apply

Auditions for the 2019 - 2020 season have passed. Please check back in Spring 2020 for details regarding the 2020 - 2021 auditions.