Maggie Carter receives the $10,000 grant, which is awarded to a female double bass major entering college
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The International Society of Bassists (ISB) has announced Maggie Carter as the 2023 recipient of the Jane Little Scholarship.
Awarded annually, the scholarship is given to a female double bass major entering college, worth $10,000.
From Portland, OR, Carter is a student of Jordan Anderson and Braizahn Jones, and previously studied with Nina DeCesare. She has been accepted to study at the Curtis Institute of Music.
Carter 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. Carter has attended the Tanglewood Institute and Interlochen Arts Camp, and is a young artist in residence of All Classical Portland.
Tom Knific, chair of the 2023 ISB Jane Little Scholarship selection committee, said, ’The panel would like to congratulate all applicants - it was a plethora of talent!’
The scholarship is made possible through the support of an anonymous donor. It is given in honour and memory of Jane Little, a former member of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and celebrated as one of the longest serving professional orchestra musicians in the world. The scholarship is open to prospective freshmen double bass majors who identify as a woman.
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