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 email@example.com
- 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.
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