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Sally Whittle Memorial Scholarship

The Sally Whittle Memorial Scholarship has been discontinued for 2023. 


Thank you for your interest in the mission of SSMA! Our Symphoria sponsorship of the Kids Concert series, as well as our grant funds supporting over 10 unique music education programs include the following:

  • CNY Jazz Arts Foundation

    • Training and mentoring youth in a pre-professional apprenticeship

  • Symphoria Youth Orchestra

    • Tuition assistance for student musicians with financial need

  • Syracuse Children’s Theatre

    • Tuition assistance for students in foster care and from low-income families

  • Symphoria Artists in Residence for 3rd Grade Literacy

    • Help 3rd graders transition from “learning to read” to “reading to learn.” In- school curriculum with the Symphoria String Quartet includes introduction to instrument lessons

  • Brady Faith Center

    • Summer music lessons in singing and drumming for urban children and youth

  • Society for New Music

    • Development of student composers thru the Rising Stars Concert, the Composers in the Schools, and the Young Composers Corner

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