The Emily K. Rand Instrumental Scholarship was established in 1932 in memory of the Portland Rossini Club's third president, a vocalist, who presided in a distinguished manner for 25 years. This scholarship competition is open to all residents of the State of Maine. Applicants must be above the age of 17 and be registered as music majors in the fall at any accredited music school, college, or university. Previous first place winners of the scholarships may not apply.
-Applicants in the competition must perform at least two compositions representing two different periods as follows: Baroque, Classical, Romantic, and/or 20th/21st Century
-The total performance is not to exceed fifteen minutes
-Applicants must provide their own accompanists
-Music must be performed by memory
-One published edition of the music must be provided for the panel of judges
-This competition will take place in June
-Contestants will be notified of performance time by May
For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.