Learn from GRS musicians and creative leaders!
As described in the above video, our Mosaic Scholarship provides funds for students to take one-on-one lessons with Grand Rapids Symphony musicians, as well as experience workshops and performances with creative leaders. The scholarship is for one school year and is open to any African-American or Latinx student ages 12-18 living in or attending school in Kent County who has been playing their instrument for at least one school year. Students must also be enrolled in their school band or orchestra if available.
Key aspects of being a Mosaic Scholar:
► Weekly private lessons
► Monthly creative workshops
► Performance opportunities
► FREE instrument rental & supply budget
► Attend GRS rehearsals & concerts (FREE tickets)
Interested in applying? Applications are currently closed and will reopen in March 2023.
**In addition to submitting the online application, first-time applicants MUST submit the following materials via email to firstname.lastname@example.org:
1. Video recording - include one major scale, one minor scale, and one music selection that best demonstrates your technical ability (5 minutes or less)
2. Letter of recommendation from band or orchestra teacher (if applicable)
3. Letter of recommendation from another adult leader (e.g., other teacher, coach, mentor)
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