Nicholas Van Slyck Scholarship

Each year the Philharmonic Society presents a scholarship to an outstanding high school senior from the Merrimack Valley who desires to make music his or her life's vocation. The Scholarship Application Deadline is TBD April of 2018. Applications can be obtained by writing to MVPS Scholarship Committee, c/o Diane B. Tiezzi, 2 Archelaus Hill Road West Newbury, MA. 01985

The 2016 Van Slyck Memorial Scholarship was awarded to Francesca Lionetta of Andover MA. She is a graduate of Andover High School and will attend the prestigious Eastman School of Music where she will pursue a degree in Applied Vocal.

Applications can be obtained by writing to:

Diane B. Tiezzi, Chairman
2 Archelaus Hill Road
West Newbury, MA 01985

Previous Winners

1989 Jessica McLaren Haverhill High Voice
1990 Joseph Olefirowicz Central Catholic Organ
1991 Kerrie Belluardo Methuen High Piano/Voice
1992 Bridget Ferdinand Tewksbury High Piano
1993 Christopher Drelich Haverhill High Piano/Organ
1994 Francis E. Dolfe III Timberlane Regional Percussion
1995 Emily Kluga Chelmsford High Trumpet
1996 Jodi Marie Faro Timberlane Regional Flute
1997 Sarah Consentino Methuen High Voice
1998 Thomas Cox Dracut High Flute/Piccolo
1999 Catherine Lachance Timberlane Regional Oboe/Clarinet
2000 Michael A. Teoli Salem NH High Voice
2001 Celeste A. Brito Lawrence High Voice
2002 Megan Burke Triton Regional High Flute
2003 Joshua Peckins Masconomet Regional High Violin
2004 Jonathan Bennett Methuen High School Voice;piano/trumpet
2005 Nora Joy Schuetze Home-schooled Cello; violin,viola
2006 Emily Williams Phillips Academy Viola
2007 Ashley Buckhout Haverhill High Voice
2008 Michelle Stockman Timberlane Regional High School Flute
2009 Alexa Sanfilippo Timberlane Regional Violin
2010 Nicholas Goodwin Masconomet Regional Flute
2011 Madeleine Tucker Phillips Academy Cello
2012 Morgan LaMonica Timberlane Regional French Horn
2013 Paul Cronin Timberlane Regional Violin
2014 Hope Aubrey Timberlane Regional Clarinet
2015 Alexis Warnick Salem, NH High School Piano/Flute
2016 Francesca Lionetta Andover High School Voice