Announcing the 2023 ISB Jane Little Scholarship Recipient

Maggie Carter - ISB Jane Little Scholarship Recipient

Maggie Carter of Portland, Oregon has been selected as the 2023 recipient of the annual ISB Jane Little Scholarship. Maggie is a student of Jordan Anderson and Braizahn Jones, and previously studied with Nina DeCesare. She is principal bass of the Portland Youth Philharmonic Orchestra, and won first prize in the junior divisions of the 2020 Oregon Mozart Players Young Soloist Competition and the 2021 Oregon ASTA Solo Competition. She won the 2022 Portland Youth Philharmonic Concerto Competition, and was a recent soloist with the Oregon Symphony, performing movements of Frank Proto's A Carmen Fantasy in six community concerts. Maggie has attended the Tanglewood Institute and Interlochen Arts Camp, and is a Young Artist in Residence of All Classical Portland. She has been accepted to study at the Curtis Institute of Music. (Photo courtesy of The Oregonian)

Says Tom Knific, chair of the 2023 ISB Jane Little Scholarship selection committee, "The panel would like to congratulate all applicants — it was a plethora of talent!"

The $10,000 scholarship for female double bass majors entering college as a freshman was made possible by the generous support of an anonymous donor. The scholarship is given in honor and memory of Jane Little, former member of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and celebrated as one of the longest serving professional orchestra musicians in the world.

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ISB Jane Little Scholarship Fund
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