Music Scholars Education Program

Open, by audition to high school sophomores, juniors,  and seniors in the Montgomery County/Greater Philadelphia area. This program fosters a student's music education, gives them an opportunity to grow as young musicians, explore repertoire and performing opportunities they would not normally be exposed to, and allow for collaboration with the artistic staff, and current members of MCCO.

Meet our 2022-2023 Scholars

Hannah Emtage, Violin

Hannah has been playing the violin for seven years and has been in the youth orchestra Philadelphia Sinfonia for three. She attends Cheltenham High School, where she plays in the select chamber orchestra. In her free time, she enjoys drawing, playing the piano, and playing tennis.

Sofia Ringe, Violin

Sofia Ringe is a sophomore in the University Scholars Program at Pennsylvania Leadership Charter School. She has studied the violin for eight years. In addition to playing the violin, Sofia also enjoys singing in her church choir, playing tennis, and reading the classics.

Lea Rubenstein, Violin

Lea Rubenstein is a senior at Perkiomen Valley High School and has been playing the violin for ten years. She performs with the Perkiomen Valley High School Select Strings and Symphony Orchestra, the Youth Orchestra of Bucks County, the Audubon Symphony Orchestra, and has also participated in the Montgomery County Honors String Orchestra. Lea also  loves bowling, technical theater, volunteering, and spending time with friends.