Category: Scholarships

Tatum Shellenberger Wins the 2015 Turiel Award.

At the Grand Finale to the CAPA Rising Star Series held on May 1, 2015, the Naples Music Scholarship Winners competed for the $3000 Turiel Award. Jeremy Brachle, clarinet, played Clarinet Concerto No. 2 by Carl Maria von Weber; Valerie Fowski, French Horn,  played the Horn Concerto in C-minor by Franz Strauss; and Tatum Shellenberger,…

2015 Winners’ Recital with the “Best of the Best”

(Select the performance from the “Playlist” drop-down menu on the top banner.)  The Winners’ Recital was held on April 25, 2015, at the Vanderbilt Presbyterian Church in Naples to a packed house of musician pupils, performers, parents, and patrons. One after another, all the First Place winners – both the Junior and Senior Divisions of the…

2015 Scholarship Competition Awardees are Announced

    The results of the 2015 Scholarship Competition held on April 10-11, 2015, have been tabulated. Congratulations to all the participants. And congratulations to the Scholarship Committee co-chaired  by Jan Grundeman and Flora Metrick for a job well done. Many of the participants will be performing at the April 25, 2015, Winner’ Recital to…

2014 Scholarship Winners’ Recital

 (Click here for video samples of the Winners’ Recital)   Always a popular event appealing to the area’s musical community, the Naples Music Club’s 2014 Annual Winners’ Recital was held Saturday, April 2, at First United Methodist Church in Naples. Performing before a large, appreciative audience were the Anderson String Quartet, comprised of past and…

List of Winners of our 2014 Scholarship Competition

(Click here to learn about the Competition and to  see videos from the Winners’ Recital) SENIOR WINNERS BRASS 1st Place Sean Gorman, Trumpet Senior, Student of Steve DeLadurantey 2nd Place Valerie Fowski, French horn Junior, Student of Kirsten Bendixen Mahoney 3rd Place Christopher Danz, Trumpet Senior, Student of Matthew Sonneborn Honorable Mention William Parker, French…

Haegg Encouragement Awardees Delight Audience on February 8

Eight talented students demonstrated vividly why they are Haegg winners when they performed on February 8 in a special recital designed to showcase the progress they have made since having the opportunity to study with a private teacher. To give our readers an idea of their progress, we are profiling three of these students. Others…