Since 2006 the Felicity Coltman Scholarship Award has been presented to middle and high school students that have demonstrated chamber music excellence and leadership within the Young Artists Academy and/or Summer Workshop. Recipients receive a full scholarship to the Young Artists Academy or ChamberFlex and are invited to perform at numerous ACMC events during the year.
2019 Recipient: Anastasia Loiko, piano
Anastasia Loiko, age 13, has been playing piano since she was six. She is a student at Austin Montessori School, and currently studying piano with Dr. Eugenio Zapata. Aside from playing piano, she enjoys singing, composing short melodies, crafting, and solving math problems. She likes listening to classical music and songs from musicals, often trying to learn them by ear. Anastasia has been awarded a Superior Plus four times for her piano playing at ADMTA festivals and received an honorable mention from the Texas State University Young Artists Piano Competition of 2019. Anastasia has spent the last six summers as a student pianist at the ACMC Workshop!
2016 – Noah Simon, piano
2015 – Sophie Ayer, violin & Francesca Ramirez, clarinet
2014 – Saskia Gregg, violin
2013 – Rachel Rivero, cello
2012 – Christopher Henselman, piano & Sage Stoakley, violin
2011 – Zerek Dodson, oboe & piano
2010 – Sydney Barber, piano
2009 – Hannah Bangs, clarinet
2008 – Olivia Erwin, oboe
2007 – Christa DeFries, violin
2006 – Ria Hodgson, violin