Cascade Conducting is officially a program of Orquesta Northwest, a Latino Arts and Culture organization based in Seattle. Orquesta Northwests mission is to build diverse and inclusive programs, events, and performances in the Pacific Northwest.
Cascade Conducting is also thrilled to have the support of several anonymous donors that have made possible the African American Scholarship, Local Scholarship, Female Scholarship, and the Cascade Conducting Fellowship. Financial aid may also be made available.
Apply for scholarships through the application process.
Orchestral Masterclass Scholarships
Cascade Conducting Fellowship
The Cascade Conducting Fellowship is a full scholarship and will be awarded to an outstanding conductor as determined by Maestra Ioannides and Cascade Conducting. The Cascade Conducting Fellow will be expected to assist Maestra Ioannides during the week by assuming some pedagogical responsibilities. The Cascade Conducting Fellowship is made possible by an anonymous donor.
The Orquesta Northwest Latinx Scholarship
One full scholarship for an outstanding Latinx conductor will be provided by Orquesta Northwest.
Full Scholarship for a conductor with heritage native to the Americas
One full scholarship for an outstanding Native conductor will be provided by Orquesta Northwest.
African American Scholarship
One full scholarship for an outstanding African American conductor will be awarded thanks to a generous donation by an anonymous donor.
One half-scholarship for an outstanding female conductor will be provided by Cascade Conducting.
One half-scholarship for an outstanding local conductor will be provided by Cascade Conducting.
Choral Masterclass Scholarships
Six partial scholarships for outstanding BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) conductors will be provided for the Cascade Conducting Choral Masterclass with Geoffrey Boers.
Orquesta Northwest is happy to provide six $250 scholarships for BIPOC conductors for the 2nd Annual Cascade Conducting Choral Masterclass, allowing scholarship winners to attend the class for $500. Financial aid may also be made available.