PIFMA provides quality arts enrichment opportunities and scholarships for Horry and Georgetown County K-12 students and low income residents including the following:

  • Georgetown High School Band workshop and performance with Dallas Brass
  • Waccamaw High School Chorus workshop and performance with Ball in the House
  • Nationally known Chalk Artist, Lee Jones, provided a three day residency in the Waccamaw Schools
  • Waccamaw High School and Carolina Forest High School choral workshops with Fireworks Ensemble
  • Nationally known landscape artist, Charles Williams, gave a three day residency in the Waccamaw Schools
  • Teach My People students rehearsed and performed with Elise Testone
  • Carvers Bay High School Band and Chorus workshop with Mac Arnold and A Plate Full of Blues
  • Meet and greet for Montessori Charter School students with Vivace
  • Waccamaw High School Band workshop with Movin Out Band
  • Carvers Bay High School Band and Chorus workshop with Annie Moses Band
  • Waccamaw High School Chorus workshop and performance with Swingle Singers

Annie Moses Band at Carver Bay High School

  • Dance lessons with Litchfield Dance Arts and performance opportunity for Teach My People students
  • Advanced dance workshops for Litchfield Dance Arts students with North Carolina Youth Tap Ensemble
  • Performance opportunities for dozens of local musicians, including those at the high school level
  • Annual scholarship and performance opportunities for Cultural Council of Georgetown County’s Young Treasurers Scholars
  • Donation of ten keyboards to Waccamaw High School music program
  • Free tickets to performances for all K-12 students
  • Free tickets to performances for low income families
  • Free tickets to performances for residents of nursing homes and assisted living facilities
  • Free tickets to performances for clients of Georgetown Disabilities and Special Needs
  • Workshop and performance for 2,500 3rd, 4th and 5th graders from Georgetown County Schools by Squonk Opera
  • Carvers Bay High School Band and Chorus workshop with Natalie Douglas
  • Waccamaw High School Chorus workshop and performance with the Fabulous Equinox Orchestra

Litchfield Dance Arts students perform at the 2015 Seaside Palette

Squonk Opera 2015

Mac Arnold at Carver’s Bay High School

Squonk Opera 2015

  • Jackson Family Donor Advised Fund of Waccamaw Community Foundation
  • National Endowment for the Arts
  • South Carolina Arts Commission

The Pawleys Island Festival of Music & Art is funded in part by a grant from South Arts in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts and South Carolina Arts Commission.