Private Lesson Scholarships
*Secure your audition time by submitting the online application form. Click here.

Fort Wayne Philharmonic Private Lesson Scholarship
This scholarship is only available to student musicians who study with a contracted member of the Fort Wayne Philharmonic. Students must be instrumental musicians under the age of 19. This scholarship requires an audition in front of a committee and is based on the student's financial need.

Scheduling an Audition (Application Form)
To secure an audition time, please submit the online application form. Click here. Your audition time will be confirmed via email.

Audition Date

Audition Times
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Ginsberg Hall, Rehearsal Room 128

Suggested Repertoire List
Please download the appropriate form for more information about auditions and suggested repertoire.  Click here.

The submission deadline for the application is TBD. Submit your application today. Click here.

Late Submission

All students must prepare the following: 
1.  etude
2.  solo piece or excerpt from a sonata or concerto (4 minutes or less)
3.  Major/minor scale in any form

Please bring three (3) copies of your selected audition music for the adjudicators

Please note that having an accompanist is not required.  Students may bring an accompanist if desired and a piano will be available in the rehearsal hall.

Philharmonic Friends Private Lesson Scholarship

This scholarship gives financial aid to promising elementary and/or secondary orchestral instrument/vocal students who need assistance in meeting the cost of private lessons for coming 2021-22 academic year. Scholarships will be awarded for two (2) or more lessons depending on the need, merit and number of students applying. Please download the Scholarship Description form below for more information and eligibility requirements. Application forms and teacher recommendation forms are also available below.
• Download scholarship descriptions here.
• Download student scholarship application form here.
• Download music teacher recommendation form here.

Young Artist Competition
For information regarding the Young Artist Competition, please contact Laura McCoy at or 260.414.4509