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Homer Wickline and Conrad Seamen Grants

Grants to Pennsylvania Individuals or Groups of Classical Musicians
for Professional Development and Performance Opportunities

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Pittsburgh Concert Society (PCS)

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Grants to Pennsylvania individuals or groups of classical musicians in eligible locations for career advancement and performance opportunities. Eligible uses of funding include instrument purchases, travel, promotional materials, performance venue rental costs, and other professional development expenses. The Pittsburgh Concert Society (PCS) promotes the finest Pittsburgh based classical musicians.

The Pittsburgh Concert Society awards annual grants designated to provide financial assistance to classical music instrumentalists, vocalists, (individuals or groups), who are working to further their careers or their performance opportunities.

The grants may be used for travel to contests or auditions, for creation of promotional materials related to recipient-initiated performances, for assistance in renting a performance venue, for purchasing an instrument, or for meeting any other expenses directly associated with the career development of the recipient.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 150157

Estimated Size of Grant:

The number of grants and their amounts may vary from year to year. However, the minimum amount per grant shall be $500.00.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The Pittsburgh Concert Society awards annual grants designated to provide financial assistance to classical music instrumentalists, vocalists, (individuals or groups), who are working to further their careers or their performance opportunities.

The PCS Homer Wickline and Conrad Seamen Memorial Grants may not be used for school tuition, lesson costs, or personal expenses such as clothing. Pittsburgh Concert Society Board members and members of their immediate families may not apply for these grants.

Pre-Application Information:

Applications for the 2021 grants should be submitted after January 15, 2021 and received no later than April 15, 2021 (hard copy only; online applications are not available for these grants).

The grant recipients shall be contacted by the end of April, 2021.


Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Please send applications to the following address:
Pittsburgh Concert Society
1142 Driftwood Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15243

P: 412-279-2970

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Pennsylvania: Pittsburgh

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