Charleston Symphony Orchestra League 

Scholarship Recipients, 2022 

 

The Charleston Symphony Orchestra League supports the Charleston Symphony Orchestra in its mission to provide educational opportunities for the children and youth of our community as well as the musicians of the CSO.

 

CSO Musician Summer Study Grants totaling up to $5,000 are awarded each year to the members of the Charleston Symphony Orchestra. 

 

College Scholarships are available for graduating seniors who plan to major in music performance, therapy, composition, technology or education.  This year 6 students auditioned. 

 

The 12th annual David and Karen Stahl Memorial College Scholarship of $2,500 is awarded to 

Elaina Gable, violin, Charleston County School of the Arts 

 

Five College Scholarships of $2,000 each are awarded to 

Miranda Hartnett, piano, Charleston County School of the Arts 

Yosef Chang, viola, Charleston County School of the Arts 

Athena Gossett, timpani, Hanahan High School  

Jack Altenbach, euphonium, Charleston County School of the Arts 

Nicholas Gergits, bassoon, Wando High School  

 

Matching Grant Scholarships of $500 for private study are awarded to members of the Charleston Symphony Youth Orchestra and Charleston Symphony Youth Strings.  This year, 3 students auditioned and matching grants were awarded to:  

Adam Kremer, cello, Charleston County School of the Arts 

Cyle Tang, viola, Charleston County School of the Arts 

 

In addition, the CSOL will provide $2,750 for need-based scholarships for Charleston Symphony Youth Orchestra/Strings tuition and will award financial need scholarships for private lesson to members through the Donna Reyburn Scholarship Fund.    

Summer Study Scholarships of varying amounts are awarded to students who are attending summer music camps and for summer private lessons.  This year 25 students auditioned and the following 16 are awarded scholarships totaling $10,250 

Recipient of the Ruth and Barry Goldsmith Award 
(An award supplement for a student with an exceptional audition to support participation in a music festival) 

Ava Whitener, violin, Charleston County School of the Arts 

 

Recipients of the JoHanna Bowen Scholarship 

(An award supplement for students planning to attend a music festival)  

Peter O’Malley, cello, Charleston County School of the Arts 

Elliott MacDonald, violin, Charleston County School of the Arts 

Eliana MacDonald, piano, Ft. Dorchester Elementary School  

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Jonathan Mei, piano, Charleston County School of the Arts 

Devin O’Brien, double bass, Charleston County School of the Arts 

Michael Zhang, piano, Porter Gaud 

Vanessa Nguyen, piano, Charleston County School of the Arts 

Capers Tabrizian, violin, Charleston County School of the Arts 

Harry Ding, piano, Academic Magnet High School 

Andy Wong, piano, Charleston County School of the Arts 

Thomas Nguyen, piano, Charleston County School of the Arts 

Gabrielle Sun, piano, Academic Magnet High School 

Emma Fang, piano, Academic Magnet High School 

Ian Proctor, piano, Charleston County School of the Arts 

Callie Williams, violin, Charleston County School of the Arts