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2016 JazzErie Scholarship
Applications Open

 

 

 JazzErie logoJAZZERIE SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION FORM

A Community of Musicians & Music Lovers, Affiliate of the Erie Art Museum

                                                    Chuck Lute     Chuck Lute  Chair, Education Committee

                   2576 Corvette Drive - Erie, PA 16510      814-825-5480      clute2576@roadrunner.com    

    Jazz   Scholarship                                                  

 

The Scholarship

There will be one $1000 scholarship awarded by Jazz Erie to a high school senior student  The scholarship will be based on the student's academic and musical excellence, resume, and letters of recommendation, as determined by the Scholarship Committee.

Prior to the distribution of funds, an officer of Jazz Erie will contact the appropriate

institution and confirm the student's enrollment for the following year. The scholarship award will be presented to the student at The Next Generation Concert on May 12, 2016. 

 

Candidates

The applicant must be planning to major in a music curriculum in an accredited college, university or conservatory. This could be music education, music performance, music theory, etc. Applicant must be a senior currently enrolled at a public or parochial high school.

 

Application Process

Completed applications will be returned to Jazz Erie Scholarship Chairman:  

Completed applications and all materials must be postmarked by May 5, 2016.

Applications consist of:

     1. Completed application

     2. Recommendation of high school music director(s)

     3. Recommendation of high school guidance counselor

     4. Verification of college application and acceptance for the study of music curriculum   

         at an accredited college, university or conservatory.

     5. An essay on how participation in the school's jazz music program has enriched your

         life and influenced your future music aspirations and a video/dvd of a solo    

         performance on your major instrument.  

 

Selection process

The scholarship committee will consist of the following Jazz Erie members:

     1. President

     2. Vice President

     3. Jazz Erie Scholarship committee

     4. Representative from the performance committee

This committee will meet prior to the Next Generation concert. Each committee member will rank the applicants, and an average will be taken to decide the winner. The winner will be announced at the Next Generation concert. If, in the opinion of the judges, no student meets the criteria, the scholarship may not be awarded.

Jazz Erie

Jazz Scholarship Application

 

Please type all information and letters of recommendation

 

Name­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­_____________________________ High School___________________________

School Address___________________________________________________________

City_______________________________State _____________ Zip________________

School Phone ______________________

Home address ______________________

City_______________________________State _____________ Zip________________

Home Phone _______________________

 

Please check the festivals you attended and place your chair placement or rank

in the area next to the instrument.

 

Jazz Ensemble

 

                              Sophomore                        Junior                          Senior

                         Instrument - Chair          Instrument - Chair        Instrument - Chair

District          

Band Number

All State

List any other musical honors/awards:

 

 

Detail your contribution to musical activities outside of school:

 

 

List musical organizations in your school in which you participate and the number of years you have been a member:

 

 

List special honors in music you have and academic achievemenst:

 

Other awards and honors you have earned:

 

 

List any music or jazz camps you have attended:

 

 

On a separate piece of paper, please write a short essay on how participation in the school's Jazz music program has enriched your life and influenced your future music aspirations.

 

Attach to this application: 

  • Essay on how participation in the school's Jazz music program has enriched  your life and influenced your future music aspirations.

 

  • Recommendation of high school director (typed.

 

  • Recommendation of high school guidance counselor (typed)

.

  • Verification of college application and acceptance at an accredited college, university, or conservatory for the study of music.

 

I have completed this application and confirm that all information is truthful and correct. I am aware of the criteria for the award selection and agree to abide by the decisions of the Jazz Erie Selection Committee if any interview or performance tape would be required.

 

Student Signature___________________________________________

Parent Signature ____________________________________________

 

Music Director Signature ____________________________________

Date Mailed __________

 

PLEASE MAIL ONE ORIGINAL AND FOUR COPIES OF THE COMPLETED

PACKAGE TO:

Allen Zurcher, Jazz Erie

3820 Wood Street

Erie, PA 16508

All materials must be postmarked by May 5, 2016.

 


 

Jazz Erie Scholarship Application

 

 

EVALUATION AND ENDORSEMENT BY THE

HIGH SCHOOL MUSIC DIRECTOR

 

Name of Applicant :_______________________________________________________

 

I verify that the above named student is a senior at: ______________________________

                                                                                                         (school)

 

Music Director Signature: __________________________________________________

 

Director’s Phone: ____________________________  ___________________________

                                                  (home)                                               (school)

 

Director’s email: ____________________________   ___________________________

                                                  (home)                                               (school)

 

Date: _________________

 

Director’s recommendation (Typing would be appreciated):

  • We reserve the right to reprint portions of this evaluation. 
  • Use this page or an attachment.
  • You may choose to have more than one music director complete a

            recommendation form.

 

 

Jazz Erie Scholarship Application

EVALUATION AND ENDORSEMENT BY THE

HIGH SCHOOL GUIDANCE COUNSELOR

 

Name of Applicant: _______________________________________________________

 

I verify that the above named student is a senior at:______________________________

                                                                                                            (school)

 

Counselor’s Signature: ____________________________________________________

 

 

Counselor’s Phone: _______________________

                                              (school)

Counselor’s email: _______________________

                                              (school)

Date: ___________________

 

Counselor’s recommendation (Typing would be appreciated):

 

  • We reserve the right to reprint portions of this evaluation. 
  • Use this page or an attachment.

 

For additional information, contact Chuck Lute, JazzErie Education Committee Chair        2576 Corvette Drive - Erie, PA 16510      814-825-5480      clute2576@roadrunner.com    

March 21, 2016