Spreading Love & Music
CONGRATULATIONS to our
2019 Essay Scholarship Peace Makers
The Grant A Guitar Scholarship is awarded each year to students in order to foster music appreciation and fluency – and, ultimately, to amplify the power that music has to improve our daily lives.
Please join us in congratulating this year's High School and Middle School Grant A Guitar Scholarship Winners.
2019 Grant A Guitar High School Essay Scholarship Winner
Alexa Plotkin, a sophomore at Orange High School.
2019 Grant A Guitar Middle School Essay Scholarship Winner
Rebecca Abramovich, 8th grade, Ballard Brady Middle School
The high school scholarship includes:
$1,000 USD scholarship for music lessons.
The middle school scholarship includes.
One electric guitar, a hand built, hand wired amplifier donated by Sloane Amplification, and $500 for music lessons.
The generosity of our donors has allowed us to recognize two "runner's up" and four "Peace Makers" in the High School Essay Category. Please join us in recognizing these wonderful students.
Runner-up winners were each awarded a guitar of their choosing and $100 towards lessons. They are:
Dylynn Lasky, Aurora High School
Alex Hendl, Aurora High School
Our four Peace Makers each receive $75 towards lessons or music purchases. They are:
Mariam Arshad, Kenston High School
Morgan Dillard, Orange High School
Crystal Knight, Orange High School
Jenna Mrofchak, Chagrin Falls High School
Stay tuned as we will be publishing their moving and inspirational essays and sharing more about this fantastic students.
Thank you to everyone who submitted essays and, of course, who have supported this program.
AND there is MORE!!!
Donating Instruments to Friends with Friends
Earlier this month (October 2019), The Music Settlement announced their 2019 – 2020 recipients of the Grant a Guitar Scholarship.
We are thrilled for:
Sam Kelly (pictured on the right) who is a member of the Music Settlement's Rock & Pop Academy. He is posing with Rock & Pop Department Head Alfredo Guerrieri, and
Solomon Malone (pictured on the left) who is a Suzuki guitar student and is pictured with his teacher, Cory Roberts.
Thank you to the Music Settlement for all that they do to promote the love and appreciation of music and musicianship.
You can learn more about the Music Settlement HERE.