Scholarships

MAKRIS FOUNDATION has established several scholarships and programs honoring the legacy of  Andreas Makris. They include the following:

Andreas and Margaret Makris Music Scholarship
at Colorado State University (Denver, CO)

Established in 2006, t his award honors Andreas Makris and is made possible by the generosity of Margaret Makris.
http://central.colostate.edu/scholarships/search/andreas-and-margaret-makris-music-scholarship/

Margaret and Andreas Makris Memorial Scholarship Fund
at Americal Youth Philharmonic Orchestras (Fairfax, VA)

Inspired by Margaret Makris’ contribution of $50K in February 2007 to establish theMargaret and Andreas Makris Memorial Scholarship Fund, the AYPO Endowment will help to maintain AYPO’s standards for musical excellence by making musical opportunities affordable and accessible to all young people.
http://ayporchestras.org/pdf/news/Issue-43.6.pdf

Andreas and Margaret Makris Scholarship
at Maryland Classic Youth Orchestras (North Bathesda, MD)

Established in the 2006-2007 MCYO season, the Andreas and Margaret Makris Scholarship shall be presented annually to a senior who has displayed loyalty and dedication through their participation in MCYO, who has also excelled in music, and desires to pursue music in college.
http://mcyo.org/?page_id=33815

Andreas Makris Endowment at National Philharmonic
(North Bathesda, MD)
In 2005, the Andreas Makris Endowment at the National Philharmonic was established to promote the music of Makris and support the work of the National Philharmonic. The National Philharmonic continues to promote Andreas Makris' music by performing his works at National Philharmonic concerts at Strathmore.
http://www.nationalphilharmonic.org/about/andreas-makris.aspx

Andreas and Margaret Makris Matching Scholarship Fund
Commemorating the 10th anniversary of A ndreas Makris' passing, the Matching Scholarship Fund has been established, donating up to $10,000 per year to talented string students from Bulgaria or Greece who can demonstrate financial need and who have been already awarded a scholarship for postgraduate study by an educational institution based in the United States or Europe.

Makris Symphony Orchestra
at New Belgrade Opera (Belgrade, Serbia)

The newest effort is an orchestra established in 2015, honoring the 10th anniversary of Andreas  Makris' passing and the 85th anniversary of his birth, this orchestra offers performing and recording opportunities to young talented musicians from the Balkans.
http://www.makrisorchestra.com
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