“Giorgia Mileto” scholarships 2024

“Giorgia Mileto” scholarships 2024, selections open to participate in the call for the fifth edition of the Award dedicated to Jazz and Pop Rock musicians, with the contribution of SIAE.

Saint Louis opens the tender for the assignment of Scholarships to attend the I and II level academic courses of the Department of Jazz and Popular Music of Saint Louis, in memory of Giorgia Mileto.

For this academic year's edition, Saint Louis makes use of the prestigious collaboration of SIAE. Thanks to the agreement reached with SIAE, the Italian Society of Authors and Publishers, it was possible expand the economic offer and the availability of scholarships, thus allowing talented young musicians to perfect their studies.

Saint Louis “Giorgia Mileto Award”, now in its fifth edition, is aimed at discovering talented young musicians in the fields of Jazz and Pop-Rock. The winners will in fact have the opportunity to attend the first and second level pre-academic and academic courses of Saint Louis, an AFAM Institute recognized by the MUR, taking advantage of important discounts on the fee - dfrom 40% up to 100% of the annual fee – for an annual value of each prize winner included between 2,000 and 4,500 euros.

The call is open to musicians, singers and songwriters. To participate in the selections it is not necessary to be already registered at Saint Louis. The following scholarships will be awarded:

  • 2 scholarships (from 2,000 to 3,500 euros) for Pop Department (bass, drums, guitar, piano, singing, songwriting)
  • 2 scholarships (from 2,000 to 3,500 euros) for Jazz Department (bass, drums, singing, guitar, piano, sax, violin)
  • 2 scholarships (from 2,500 to 4,500 euros) for Jazz double bass
  • 2 scholarships (from 2,500 to 4,500 euros) for Jazz trumpet
  • 2 scholarships (from 2,500 to 4,500 euros) for jazz trombone

Scholarships will be awarded through hearings, which will take place in a live concert in a venue/club in Rome, with a resident rhythm section of professional musicians.

The Giorgia Mileto Award

Press Office since 2002, Giorgia Mileto has dealt with dedication and passion to the organization of teaching, musical events and all the activities of the Saint Louis, deeply involved in the growth not only of the AFAM Institute, but also of the many students who in the they have attended it for years, accompanying them from their first steps on stage and supporting them in their professional growth.

For this reason, Saint Louis, in agreement with the Mileto family, believes that the best way to remember our dear friend and colleague Giorgia is to reward the talent and dedication towards music of young musicians, promoting, every year, the establishment of scholarships of study that allow deserving students to continue their musical training within the first and second level academic courses.

How to participate in the selections

All musicians who al. can participate in the “Giorgia Mileto Award”. June 10, 2024 have not reached the age of 28.

The award is divided into two categories:

  • Ordinary (Weekly), all musicians who have not turned 28 on 10 June 2024 and who are over 17 on 10 June 2024.
  • Under 18, all musicians who have not turned 18 as of June 10, 2024.

Fill in by May 1, 2024 the online form, present on this page.

Indicate at least 2 links to own audio and/or video performances. On the basis of the material received, the Commission will select the candidates for subsequent auditions.
Auditions will be held in June 2024 with a resident band/orchestra supporting all candidates.

Deadlines for submitting the application: from 19 March to 1 May 2024
Results of the Pre-selections: by May 31, 2024
Auditions for scholarship assignment: June 2024 at a venue/club in Rome. The auditions will take place live with a repertoire chosen by the candidate. The Commission may assign one or more compulsory pieces.

From this year, Saint Louis will provide a fund equal to € 25.000 also thanks to precious contribution from SIAE.

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