Wednesday Morning Music Club supports young musicians by offering several competitions.
A competition for vocalists who are beginning a music career, is held biennially in odd-numbered years. Applicants must be at least 22 years old and no older than 32. Winners of this competition are awarded the Bonnie Cummins Fielder Grant for Career Advancement. This competition will next be held in the spring of 2019.
HIGH SCHOOL COMPETITION
A competition for the Wilcox, Maurer, Putter and Rudd Awards for High School students in grades 9through 12. This competition is held yearly. The next competition will be held in March of 2018.
Winners of the 2016 High School Competition. L to R, Mary Parse, chair of the awards committee, Dohyun Kim, winner of the Mauer and Rudd awards, Jonathan Qi, winner of the Mauer first place award, Rachel Cernosek, winner of the Putter award, Isabelle Hsiao, winner of the Wilcox second place award, and Maria Putter, award donor.
The awards for the high school competition are:
JUNIOR CLUB COMPETITION
A competition for Junior Club members (students of WMMC members) is held yearly in May. The winners receive the Tempe Heinatz Award.
“Keeping the Music Alive for the Future”