The Community Foundation of Frederick County recently presented seven music scholarships totaling $4,241 from two funds to talented young musicians, in support of vocal or instrumental music instruction and training.
The Frederick Arts Council Thelma Gross Music Scholarship, founded by daughter Anne-Lynn Gross in collaboration with the Frederick Arts Council, provides scholarships to students who have demonstrated talent and commitment to pursuing vocal or instrumental performance. Scholarship recipients are: Ava Hartner, Norah Jamahi, Harrison Loeffler, Ava Mason, Abigal Mongan, and Cade Suddith.
The Eleanor Harper Music Scholarship Fund was founded by husband Robert Harper to help children with musical talents and an interest in performance participate in private lessons. The scholarship recipient is Cade Suddith.
Since 1986, the Community Foundation has provided scholarships to deserving students and grants to worthy nonprofit organizations, contributing more than $47 million throughout Frederick County. Learn more at www.FrederickCountyGives.org.
Photo caption: Pictured, front row, left to right: Harrison Loeffler, Abigal Mongan, Cade Suddith, Ava Hartner, and Ava Mason. Back row, left to right: Gabriella Guizzardi, project consultant, and Louise Kennelly, executive director, Frederick Arts Council; Nancy Thrasher, Community Foundation Trustee. Not pictured is Norah Jamahi, music scholar.