(SARASOTA, Fla., April 8, 2014) The Sarasota Music Club has selected eight music students to receive a combined $19,000 in 2014 Music Scholarship support to further their music studies.
Winners of $3,000 scholarships are: Maria Wirries, soprano; Philip Hall, viola; and Natasha Snyder, violin. Sara Morich, flute, was awarded $2,500. Three students selected to receive $2,000 scholarships are: Ryan Brown, baritone saxophone; Logan Knutson, cello; and Nick McConnaughey, percussion. Cindy Grimes, piano, will receive a $1,500 scholarship.
All recipients are graduating high school seniors who reside in Sarasota or Manatee County and plan to major in music or music education at a university or college in the fall of 2014. Scholarship funds must be used for the recipient’s college education.
Winners will perform on May 3 at The Sarasota Music Club’s Scholarship Awards Luncheon that will be held at Michael’s on East.
For an invitation to The Sarasota Music Club Awards Luncheon, call Janet Jackson 941.365.0376. For more information on The Sarasota Music Club, contact Susan Hicks at 941.925.3602.
The Sarasota Music Club was founded in 1930 to promote music appreciation, study and performance. It is a 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization affiliated with the Florida Federation of Music Clubs and the National Federation of Music Clubs. Meetings include free music performances that are open to the public. For more information, call Susan Hicks, Communications Director, at 941.925.3602.
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