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Church Music Scholar Program

We offer scholarship positions of $2000 that provide an opportunity to sing with a growing choir, worship with a diverse and loving church family, and to use your talents in a great music ministry.


Requirements for Church Music Scholars:

  1. Must have quality music skills-vocal and/or instrumental.
  2. Actively enrolled in a college degree program.
  3. Must sing a vocal part in the Sanctuary Choir of Milledge Avenue Baptist Church.
  4. Attend weekly rehearsals, Wednesday evenings 7:00 – 8:15 p.m. and Sunday morning worship,10:40 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
  5. If instrumentalist, play in Instrumental Ensemble or Handbells (optional).
  6. Perform in 3 seasonal concerts (September 23, December 2, 2018; April, 2019).
  7. Fall Schedule, 2018 begins Sun., Aug. 24, 2018, through Sun., Dec. 2, 2018. 
  8. Spring Schedule, 2019 begins Sun., Jan. 6, 2019, through Sun., Apr 28, 2019.
  9. Excused absences from 3 rehearsals and 3 worship services each semester.


Step 1 – (Deadline is August 8, 2018)
Complete application online (click HERE)  <OR>
Pick an application up at MABC and mail to:

   Church Music Scholar Application
   Rev. Tom Eggleston
   Milledge Ave Baptist Church
   1690 S. Milledge Ave
   Athens, GA 30605     >OR<
   Send application to: 

Step 2 – A personal interview and musical audition will be scheduled from August 15-17, 2018 upon receipt of your application. Audition requirements include one prepared vocal solo, one instrumental solo (if applicable), vocalizing, and sight reading a vocal part of a hymn.

Step 3 – Positions will be offered by August 20, 2018, and the start date is August 24, 2018. 


A. Children’s Choir Director. Fall schedule: Aug. 12, 19, 26; Sep. 9, 16, 23 30, Oct. 28; Nov. 4, 11, 25; Dec. 2, 9-Performance
5:00-5:30pm – Snack Supper
5:30-6:30pm – Rehearse
6:30-7:00pm – Games / Play (optional)

B. Handbell Director. This group rehearses at 12:15pm-1:
00pm following the worship service. They play at various time of the year. These positions receive an additional stipend for their responsibilities.

Last Published: March 7, 2018 2:06 PM

Milledge Avenue Baptist Church
1690 South Milledge Avenue
Athens, GA 30605

ph: 706-354-0090
fax: 706-354-0344

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