Treble Clef Music Scholarship

The object of the Treble Clef Society was the permanent establishment of an organization dedicated to the continuing growth of the music culture of its members and the community. Treble Clef history begins with an octet of young women under the direction the Reverend W.W. Sleeper with Miss Minnie Pierce, organist, had prepared a program of bridal music for the marriage service of their friends Ethel Morris and Rolf Rosman. Music for the stately ceremony at the old Baptist Church on School Street (now East Grand Avenue) was prepared first. Wedding songs in a lighter mood, were prepared for the reception suggested that it might be fun to meet for singing together regularly. There was immediate consensus in the suggestion, for six days later or on November 19, 1901 the minutes record “At an informal meeting of ladies held at the home of Miss Garlick on the above date, it was mutually agreed that they organize a musical society to be called “Treble Clef.” The following names to be the Charter Members of this society:

Mrs. Robert Dowd, Mrs. Rolf Rosman, Miss Ruby Garlick, Miss Grace Brooks, Miss Myrtle Miller, Miss Amy Peavy, Mrs. W.C. Loar, Miss Minnie Pierce, Miss Harriett Kent

This scholarship was established by the Treble Clef Society of Beloit, Wisconsin to encourage the growth of the music culture in the Stateline Area.

  • Be a current music teacher seeking a master’s degree
  • Be employed by School District of Beloit, School District of Beloit Turner, South Beloit School District or Rock County Christian School-Beloit Campus