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Music Scholarship Program

  • Gregory Stevens from Sebastian River High School our Scholarship Foundation of Indian River 4 year scholarship winner Major in Music Performance (above). 

    He's a Euphonium player heading to the University of North Texas College of Music. "Greg's dream is to perform as a member of one of our country's premier military bands such as the United States Marine Band, and then to teach in order to share his love and his passion for music with young musicians.

  • Brandon Alfaro from Vero Beach High School $2000.00 Major in  Commercial Music
  • Dezmond Rogers from Indian River Charter High School $2000.00 Major in Bass Performance
  • Ian Lazan Vero Beach High School $1000.00 Major in Music Performance

 

Since 2004, an important component of IRSA’s Mission has been to foster and support college-bound music education opportunities. To date, IRSA has awarded $108,000 in Scholarship grants to 33 Indian River County graduating seniors.

The IRSA Awards are highly competitive and selective, thanks to the efforts of music education teachers and administrators at all county public and private high schools.

Each year, numerous talented and committed young musicians compete for IRSA Scholarship Awards, working their way through the process of applications, interviews and performance auditions evaluated by music education professionals.

At the Awards announcement, John Crosby, President of The IRSA Board of Directors, thanked its generous Symphony subscribers and donors for making these grants possible. Mr. Crosby also recognized the role of parents and educators in their encouragement and support of these talented young musicians.

 

The Music Scholarship Program

Since 2005, the Indian River Symphonic Association has provided scholarship support for talented and committed graduating seniors in Indian River County who are planning to major in music and accepted in a School of Music accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music. Almost 28 students have received scholarships since the inception of the program

There are two types of scholarships --

Every spring, one-time financial awards are presented to one or more students planning to major in music in college, based on a completed application, transcript of grades, teacher recommendations, and an audition. These awards are given regardless of financial need.

Every other year, a four-year scholarship administered by Scholarship Foundation of Indian River County is awarded. This scholarship, which requires proof of financial need, provides support over four years of college, assuming that financial need continues and academic progress is made. The next award of this scholarship will be in the spring of 2015.

To learn more about the Scholarship Foundation of Indian River County, visit the web site at www.SFIndianRiver.org.

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Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, London

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Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra, Sweden

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