TCDA is honored to have Endowed Scholarships established by generous family and friends of these very special people.

Click on the included links to read more about each one and consider a gift to ensure these
scholarships carry on for many years to come.

 

The Donald L. Bailey Endowed Scholarship

 

Dr. Donald Bailey, Professor Emeritus of Choral Music at Baylor University, served as the Director of Choral Activities and Mary Gibbs Jones Professor of Music at Baylor from 1993 to 2008.  Prior to his appointment at Baylor, he held similar positions at Arizona State University, Texas Tech University, Houghton College (NY), and Eastern New Mexico University.  He received his Bachelor of Music Education summa cum laude and Master of Arts in Vocal Performance degrees from Eastern New Mexico University and his Doctor of Arts in Conducting from the University of Northern Colorado.  In 2008, he was awarded the Texas Choirmaster Award, the highest honor given by the Texas Choral Directors Association.  This award is given to a person “who has exhibited unparalleled leadership in the choral field and is a consummate conductor and musician.”  Read more about the Dr. Bailey and consider a gift to help support this wonderful scholarship for full-time undergraduate students majoring in vocal, choral or church music.

To make a contribution to ensure the longevity of the Bailey fund, please click here to be directed to the pledge form.


The James Edward (Jim) Matheny Endowed Scholarship

To his last days, Jim treasured the memories of his career in Texas high school music programs: Marshall HS (1962-68); Allen Academy, Bryan (1969-73); and Consolidated HS, College Station (1973-83). He felt honored to work with young singers whose talents and achievements were recognized at the district, region, and state levels (once in an international competition), and showcased in productions of stage musicals.  Read more about Jim and consider a gift to help support this wonderful scholarship for graduates of Marshall High School, Marshall, TX or A&M Consolidated High School, College Station, TX entering college as freshman students majoring in vocal performance or choral music education.

To make a contribution to ensure the longevity of the Matheny fund, please click here to be directed to the pledge form.


The Mary Ann and Art Winden Endowed Scholarship

 

TCDA has exciting news to share with our members.  We are pleased to announce the recently established Mary Ann and Art Winden Endowed Scholarship, providing tuition assistance to college students majoring in choral, vocal or church music.  Both lifelong educators and residents of San Antonio, Mary Ann is a life member of ACDA and a past Secretary-Treasurer (1977-78) of TCDA.  She taught public school music at all levels for over 30 years, while her husband, Art, switched from teaching music to teaching history to allow more time to sing professionally.   Read more about the Windens and consider a gift to help support this wonderful scholarship for full-time undergraduate students majoring in vocal, choral or church music.

To make a contribution to ensure the longevity of the Winden fund, please click here to be directed to the pledge form.