Deadline For Student Applications For Yo-Yo Ma Concert Scholarships Is Aug. 29

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

The CSO will be presenting Yo-Yo Ma in a gala concert on Thursday, Oct. 2, at 7:30 p.m. at the Tivoli Theatre. Thanks to the support of the UnFoundation and two anonymous donors, the CSO is able to offer 50 ticket scholarships (valued at $75) for full time high school and college students, allowing the student to attend for free.

Students eligible for this scholarship must be full time high school or college students, enrolled in a Tennessee, Georgia, Alabama, or North Carolina institution. They also must fully complete and submit the scholarship application by Aug. 29. Late applications will not be accepted. Students may fill out the application form electronically by visiting and selecting the “Yo-Yo Ma Scholarships” link under the “Experience” tab, or may print and mail the application to the address noted on the form. 

There are currently only 300 tickets available for sale to the public at $125 or $250. Tickets can be purchased online at, by calling 267-8583, or visiting the CSO box office Monday through Friday from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at 701 Broad St. 

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