Scholarships

The Richard Suddendorf Instrumental Music Education Scholarship presented by the Westerville Concert Bands

A qualified candidate for this scholarship is a current high school senior band member who is planning to major in music education in college, and aspires to become a school band director.

The Music4Life Scholarship presented by the Westerville Concert Bands

 A qualified candidate for this scholarship is a current high school senior who is planning to participate in music (Band, Orchestra, Choir, Marching Band . . .)  at the collegiate level.

Each scholarship is a $500.00 award that will be made payable to the college or university the recipient has chosen to attend in the Fall of 2022. The award winner should be present at the Westerville Concert Bands Spring concert to receive the award. The award winner’s family and high school band director should also plan to attend. The award winner is expected to dress in business attire at this concert to receive the award.

How to Apply

Dates... the next scholarships will be offered February 2023 Check back then. 
  • April 25, 2022 – Deadline for application to be postmarked to:

Executive Board, Westerville Concert Band, PO Box 146, Westerville OH 43086

---OR    submitted electronically to info@westervillebands.org

  • April 28, 2022 – deadline to upload performance video to DropBox
  • May 2, 2022 – Applications are reviewed by the Westerville Concert Band Executive Board
  • May 4, 2022 – The award winner is contacted by the Executive Board President
  • April 25, May 2,9 - The award winner and all applicants are invited to rehearse and perform with the Westerville Concert Band at Westerville Central HS. Rehearsals are 7:30-930PM in the Band Room.
  • May 15, 2022, 3:00 p.m., Westerville Central HS – Spring Concert.  The awardee(s) are presented the scholarship award check in the name of the chosen college/university.

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Scholarship History:

2022     Music4Life       Lydia Fyock            WSHS     Oboe, The University of Dayton

2022     Music4Life       Matt Sliwinski        WNHS    Tuba, The Ohio State University

2021     Suddendorf     Andrew Jenkins     WSHS     Euphonium, BGSU

2020     Suddendorf     Jarod Ohm             WSHS     Percussion & Cello, BGSU

2019     Suddendorf     Jacob Miller            WCHS     French Horn, Violin,  BGSU

2018     Suddendorf     Kaitlyn Grella         WSHS      Alto Sax, BGSU

2017     Not awarded

2016     Suddendorf     Jacob Austrino       WSHS     Trumpet, OU

2015     Suddendorf     Samuel Blair          WSHS     Euphonium