To our Music Community:
The Albany Musicians’ Association, Inc. announces the availability of the prestigious Tommy Ippolito Music Scholarship which is awarded to one or two talented instrumentalists and/or vocalists who are pursuing a college education in music (major or minor). THE APPLICATION DEADLINE IS APRIL 31, 2021. An application form is enclosed within. We seek your assistance and that of your music directors in identifying exceptional students who are planning a career in music.
PLEASE DISTRIBUTE THIS APPLICATION FORM TO THE BAND, ORCHESTRA, AND CHOIR DIRECTORS IN YOUR SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL.
This Scholarship is named in recognition of Thomas (Tommy) Ippolito, as a tribute to his exceptionally gifted and accomplished musicianship, leadership, and service to Local 14 to promote live music in the Capital Region.
The Tommy Ippolito Scholarship is a merit-based, one-time cash award of $500 (minimum) or $1,000 (maximum) given directly to the recipient(s). Applicants must be high school seniors who have been accepted into an accredited college/university, and who demonstrate (1) satisfactory academic work; (2) outstanding achievement in the areas of musicianship, leadership, and overall dedication to music; and (3) the potential for success in the field of music exhibited by performance achievements on their primary instrument, including voice.
If there are any questions, please contact me at (518) 669-2163. Thank you.
John Van Voris,
President, Albany Musicians’ Association
Local 14 – American Federation of Musicians
2nd VP, Eastern Conference of Locals