Mabel Edgerton Doggett $1000 Music Education Scholarship Award
Mrs. Doggett was a gracious, giving lady who conducted her life with love, selflessness, dignity, energy and purpose. She maintained high standards for self and others, but enjoyed light moments and could laugh at herself. Her life mirrored love for God and others.
Mabel Doggett served the North Carolina Federation of Music Clubs as State President from 1972- 1974. It was with deep regret the Federation learned of her untimely death on December 27, 1995. This Scholarship in Music Education is a memorial to this lovely lady.
- Applicant must be a High School Senior enrolled in an accredited high school in North Carolina.
- Must have been a resident of North Carolina for at least one year. Applicant and teacher of applicant must be members of NCFMC.
- Must be accepted by his/her choice of college in NC before auditioning for the Doggett Scholarship. To be a winner, student must also attend the college in NC at which he/she has been accepted and seek a degree in Music Education.
- A live interview is required. No audition tapes and e-mail applications will be accepted.
- Half of the $1000 Scholarship will be sent directly to the college for first semester. If grades are satisfactory and student continues his/her studies, the remaining amount ($500) will be sent to the college for the second semester.
- Winner of Scholarship must perform on Junior Festival Day.
- Auditions will occur on the same day as State Finals at the location to be announced by the State Scholarship and Festivals Chairman. Deadline for receiving applications is March 15 of the year in which applied.
- Applicant must write a 200-400 word essay explaining his/her musical background including activities and achievements and reasons for seeking his/her major in Music Education. The essay must be included with the application form. Send the application form and essay to the State Festivals Chairman.
TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS: (This is an example of a piano audition)
A) Scales: All major and harmonic minor, hands together, four octaves, parallel motion.
B) Arpeggi: All tonic major and tonic minor, three positions, four octaves, hands together.
C) Cadence Chords: All major and minor keys, three positions, hands together.
Note: Technical requirements will be adjusted according to chosen instrument.
Two solo pieces (no concerti) of contrasting style, chosen from the following stylistic periods:
(One piece must be chosen from the Baroque or Classical Periods.)
a. Baroque c. Romantic
b. Classical d. Impressionistic
NOTE: Contestant’s program should be equally balanced with no one piece taking a disproportionate amount of time.
PROGRAM TIME LIMIT: 20 MINUTES
The judges will have a brief interview with the student to discuss the student’s understanding of the FORM, HISTORY, STYLE and TRANSLATION (if vocal) of the performer’s pieces.
STATE SCHOLARSHIP FINALS
Saturday, April 22 at UNCG School of Music
Lynn Wilemon, chairman
May 13, 2023
Western Avenue Baptist Church
Lynn Wilemon, Chairman
Piedmont District Royalty
Joyce Perry, Chairman
March 18, 2023
Piedmont Music Co., W-S
Deadline to receive: March 1
Southern District Royalty
Chad Leatherman, Chairman
April 1, 2023
First Methodist Church, Hickory
Deadline for postmark: March 1
Capital District Royalty
Zina Astrakhan, Chairman
March 26, 2023
Hopper Piano Company - Raleigh
Deadline to enter: March 1