scholarship program

Supporting Jazz Education and the Continuation of the Jazz Art Form

Each year, our panel of professional musicians awards three Bay Area students and their respective schools with monetary awards to further their jazz education and music programs. The competition culminates with the winners playing alongside some of the world’s greatest jazz musicians in a concert open to the public. All applicants are invited to free concerts and workshops throughout the school year.

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The competition is open to high school jazz instrumentalists in California.


Three winners will be picked by a panel of professional jazz musicians based on their submissions and awarded $1000 each to further their music studies. 


The students that aren’t finalists are invited to join a database of students invited to free workshops.


In addition the winners respective schools will also receive $500 to support the ongoing development of their music programs.

Applicant must be currently enrolled in a California high school program between the ages of 14-18. 

Information about the 2022-23 Scholarship Program will be available in early summer 2022. To receive information as it becomes available, sign up here

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