David Afonso Nzuzi, from Brunswick was awarded scholarship money towards recording his original music.
"Dear Ms. Swanson, thank you so much for the opportunity. I appreciate your help. I've been craving to go to the studio, but I couldn't because I didn't have the money to afford it. But now, because of your generosity, I can make it happen. Thank you and the whole foundation for this gift. You guys made my day."
Finn McEneaney, from Bath was awarded money for his continuation of violin lessons.
Jaden Nicita, from Brunswick was awarded a scholarship to attend the summer courses for theater/music at Berklee. This is what he has to say about it....
"Thank you so much to the LSMFY Fund! Their scholarship made it possible for me to study this summer at Boston Conservatory with some of the industry's best and most incredible Broadway alumni. I learned so much about my craft that has charged me with confidence as I head into college auditions. Because of this scholarship, I am equipped with the tools and courage to pursue my dream as a performer. I hope more young people will apply to reap the benefits of such a generous scholarship!"
Rachel Eaton, from Topsham, was awarded Scholarship Money towards vocal and opera lessons at SUNY Purchase Conservatory of Music. She hopes to pursue a musical career as a singer, performer, director or teacher. Good luck Rachel from LSMFY Foundation!
Brunswick High School Music Boosters with the help of Brandon Duras, band director, was given a block grant to award to band members that show potential or could benefit from financial assistance for lessons.
Jenny B. received a grant to help her 4 children with music lessons
Molly Greenleaf received support to participate in the 2022 All National Honors Ensemble Concert Band event in Washington, DC. She plays the baritone saxophone. Good luck to her and have a safe trip!
Maddie MacLearn sent a wonderful audition recording and received a grant to continue private voice lessons
"I would like to express how extremely grateful I am, this scholarship has been an answer to prayers"
Mia Richter received a grant to attend Studio 48 summer camp program
Anna Leslie submitted a wonderful audition video and was awarded scholarship money toward a new piccolo. Anna on left, and pictured with BJHS music teacher, Heidi Anderson on right.
Harriet Beecher Stowe Elementary
3/4 size Jupiter concert baritone
Hoping to help numerous children through the years with this award.
Learning Land Nursery School
Financial assistance towards hiring a music teacher to introduce children to real instruments, what they sound like, how to play etc