Charlotte Folk Society and Tosco Music
2020 Swannanoa Gathering Scholarships
A partnership with the Swannanoa Gathering at Warren Wilson College
Each year the Charlotte Folk Society and Tosco Music award scholarships to the Swannanoa Gathering at Warren Wilson College to promising musicians who wish to further their studies by participating in the week long music camps near Swannanoa, North Carolina.
Congratulations to this year's winners!
Check back later this year for updated information on next year's scholarships.
|2020 Youth Scholarships|
Seven 2019 Youth Scholarships are being offered: the Marilyn Meacham Price Youth Scholarship, named in honor of the founder of the Charlotte Folk Society; the William Thomas Covington Scholarship; the Anne Spychala Scholarship; the Robert Horner Youth Scholarship; the Jane and Will Salter Youth Scholarship; and two Tosco Music Scholarships.
The scholarships will be fully funded by a partnership between the Charlotte Folk Society, Tosco Music, and Warren Wilson College. The scholarships cover tuition, provided by the Charlotte Folk Society and Tosco Music, and room and board, provided by Warren Wilson College. The Anne Spychala Scholarship is fully funded through a grant to the CFS from the Anne Spychala Family Charitable Foundation and the Robert Horner and Jane and Will Salter Scholarships through their generous donations..
|2020 Adult Scholarships|
Four 2019 Adult Scholarships are being offered, one Tosco Music Scholarship;the Spencer-Bryant Adult Scholarship, named in honor of Sara Spencer, for many years the Music Department faculty sponsor of the Charlotte Folk Society at Central Piedmont Community College, and the late Gene Bryant, long-time CPCC Music Department Chair; the Jane and Will Salter Adult Scholarship; and the Tom Kelleher Scholarship in memory of long-time CFS member Tom Kelleher.
The scholarships will be fully funded by a partnership between the Charlotte Folk Society, Tosco Music, and Warren Wilson College. The Tom Kelleher Scholarship is made possible by donations to the CFS in memory of Tom Kelleher and the the Jane and Will Salter Adult Scholarship is made possible by their generous donation to the CFS. The scholarships cover tuition, provided by the Charlotte Folk Society and Tosco Music, and room and board, provided by Warren Wilson College.
2017 Youth Winners:
2016 Youth Winners:
2015 Winners: Liam Purcell
(In 2015 we awarded a second Youth Scholarship)
2014 Winners: Sam Richardson
(In 2014 we awarded a second Youth Scholarship)
|2013 Winner: Lando Pieroni|
2012 Winner: Joshua Gerrard
2011 Winners: David Fee
(In 2011 we awarded a second Youth Scholarship in memory of Jim Price)
2010 Winner: Isabelle Young
2009 Winner: Tyler Mitchell
2008 Winner: Elene Clemens
2007 Winner: Carson Hedberg
2006 Winner: Avery McGuirt
2005 Winner: Morgan Wilder
2004 Winner: Andy Edmonds
2003 Winner: Maddie Howard
2002 Winner: Amanda Wright
2017 Adult Winners:
2016 Adult Winners:
Anne Spychala Scholarship
|2015 Winner: Mary Shumway|
|2014 Winner: Alan Davis|
|2013 Winner: David Fee|
|2012 Winner: Josh Campbell|
|2011 Winner: David McGuirt|
|2010 Winner: Carol Raedy|
|2009 Winner: Jennifer Stanton|
|Pre-2009: No Adult Scholarship Awarded|