Category: Scholarships

2009 Scholarship Winners

A passion for singing and dancing at age 5 culminates 12 years later in Barron Collier senior Laura Chami’s winning the top Naples Music Club prize in 2009 With a beautiful performance of Offenbach’s “Elle a fui, la tourterelle,” Laura, a soprano, sealed her win in a recital hosted by the Naples Music Club at…

Soprano Laura Chami wins top prize in 2009 Competition

A passion for singing and dancing to the favorite children’s French folk song “Au Clair de la Lune” at the age of 5 culminated 12 years later in Barron Collier’s senior Laura Chami winning the top Naples Music Club prize. With a beautiful performance of Offenbach’s “Elle a fui, la tourterelle,” Laura, a soprano, sealed…

Turiel Award Winners

The Turiel Scholarship is awarded to a 12th grade student who demonstrates outstanding musical accomplishment and who plans to pursue a career in music or considers a serious music avocation. The recipient or recipients are selected from the top winners of the annual Scholarship Competition. The award was established in 1996 thanks to a significant…

Alan Gao Wins the Turiel, the top prize in 2008 Competition

Alan Gao, a high school senior who attends The Community School, won both the Turiel Award, the Naples Music Club’s top prize given to a 12th grader each year, and the Senior Strings Division, in the Naples Music Club’s Scholarship Competition held April 19, 2008. The prestigious Turiel award is given each year to a…