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JazzErie 2014 Scholarship Application
Apply By May 1, 2014

Chuck Lute, Chair of JazzErie's Education Committee has announced that the 2014 JazzErie Scholarship will be $1,000,

If you have clarification questions, please address them to Chuck at clute2576@roadrunner.com

NOTE:

 

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 in May.  

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 1, 2014.

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 or 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. JazzErie Scholarship committee
  3. 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

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

Instrument - Chair

Junior

Instrument - Chair

Senior

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 achievement:

 

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, or a video/DVD of a solo performance on your major instrument.  .

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, or a video/DVD of a solo performance on your major instrument.  .
  • 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:

Chuck Lute, Jazz Erie, 2576 Corvette Drive, Erie, PA 16510

All materials must be postmarked by May 1, 2014.

 


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)

Director’s Phone:  (school)

Director’s email: (home)

Director’s email: (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.
January 5, 2012