Past Scholars Chris Prohaska, Jackson Varner and David Nagelkirk

The Charleston Men’s Chorus is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2016-2017 season scholarships. Using proceeds from its annual concerts, CMC awards a total of $10,000 in music scholarships each year to students pursuing a degree in vocal music or choral conducting at the College of Charleston and Charleston Southern University. Two students from each of the institutions have been selected:

Trevor Walker is a freshman voice major at the College of Charleston. He is a member of the studio of David Templeton, and is also a part of the College of Charleston Concert Choir and College of Charleston Opera. Trevor is a bass-baritone that has been singing in choruses and choirs since he was in fourth grade. From Atlanta, Georgia, he has performed in many musicals and other musical performances. Trevor is very excited and honored to be a part of the Charleston Men’s Chorus and feels extraordinarily welcome and humbled to be a part of such a prestigious group. Trevor is grateful to have the opportunity to become a part of a new environment that is passionate and extremely talented.

Kaegan Fitzherbert is a sophomore vocal performance major at Charleston Southern University.  He has participated in the musicals and plays there, such as “She Loves Me,” “You’ve got to be carefully taught,” and music theory professor at CSU Dr. Richard Pressley’s original opera “Ruth.”  This is his first year in the Charleston Men’s Chorus and he is thrilled to be part of it.