Vocal Music Scholarship

The Legacy Chorale of Greater Minnesota Vocal Music Scholarship application is now available. $500 will be awarded to up to two qualifying applicants. The online application is live from Monday, January 2, 2023 to Friday, February 24, 2023. Contact Kennedy Niska at admin@legacychorale.org with any questions.


  1. Applicants must be between the ages of seventeen (17) and twenty-one (21). 
  2. Applicants can only receive the Vocal Music Scholarship once. 
  3. Applicants must participate in a collegiate choral/vocal performance group AND take private voice lessons in the 2023-24 academic year. They do not need to major in music.
  4. Applicants must reside or attend school within a 30 mile radius of Brainerd.
  5. Applicants must submit a copy of their current academic transcript.
  6. Applicants must also submit a letter of recommendation from their music teacher. 
  7. After the application window closes, applicants will be contacted to set up an in-person audition. Applicants will engage in a short interview and perform their selection for the scholarship committee.
  8. Scholarship recipient(s) are invited to perform their selection at one of the Legacy Chorale of Greater Minnesota spring series concerts: April 14 in Crosslake, April 15 in Deerwood, or April 16 in Brainerd.
  9. Scholarship recipient(s) will receive their scholarship award upon completion of their Fall 2023 semester of college, after they have submitted a copy of their semester transcript to admin@legacychorale.org