These Applicants Received Scholarship Assistance in 2012

2012 Ashley Foundation Scholarship Recipients

 
 
JENNIFER
TRAINUM
Northport, Alabama
Jennifer teaches violin at The University of Alabama Community Music School in Tuscaloosa. She has been teaching Suzuki & traditional violin as well as fiddle for 13 years. To further her education, Jennifer used her scholarship to take Suzuki teacher training for violin Book 4.

South Carolina Suzuki Institute
Furman University, Greenville, SC May 2012






ANDREA
GUAITA
Sarasota, Florida
Andrea is a 6th grade homeschooler who loves to play violin. She has participated in the Sarasota Youth Orchestra, National Federation of Music and plays regularly for her church. Andrea used her scholarship to obtain a violin from Gainesville Violins, Gainesville, FL.

Violin, Bow & Case
Gainesville Violins, Gainesville, FL May 2012






SARAH
NAIL
Birmingham, Alabama
Sarah a 9th grade cellist and attends Alabama School of the Arts in Birmingham. She has played cello for 9 years and studies privately. Sarah has participated in the Alabama Honor Strings, Alabama All State Orchestra, Alabama Symphony Youth Orchestra and the Etowah Youth Orchestra. Sarah used her scholarship to purchase a set of Evah Pirazzi cello string.

Purchase Cello strings
Shar Music, Ann Arbor, Michigan February 2012



Purchase sheet music
Oxford, Alabama July 2009

LAUREN
HODGE
York, Pennsylvania
Lauren is 14 and student at Dallastown Area High School, Dallastown, PA. She is in the 11th grade and has been playing violin for 10 years and piano for 9. Lauren has participated in Regional Orchestra, District Orchestra and is presently 5th chair in the York Youth Symphony. In 10th grade, as a winner of a competition, she was chosen to play a concerto by Mozart. Lauren used her scholarship to attend summer music camp.

Brevard Music Center
Brevard, North Carolina May 2012






TIFFANY
CHAN
Sacramento, California
Tiffany is a senior at C.K. McClatchy High School in Sacramento. She has been playing viola for 6 years and studies privately. Tiffany has been a member of the Camellia Junior Orchestra, Sacramento Youth Symphony, the McClatchy High School Orchestra and the Davis Musical Theatre Company. She used her scholarship to purchase a set of viola strings.

Purchase viola strings
Shar Music, Ann Arbor, Michigan July 2012






KATIE
LINDLER
Greenville, South Carolina
Katie is a student at the University of South Carolina in Columbia and has been playing violin for 8 years. She has participated in the SC Region Orchestra, SC, SC All State Orchestra, Philharmonic Youth Orchestra, ARMES After school music program, the University of SC Symphony Orchestra and the USC Chamber Group. Katie used her scholarship to purchase a violin from Gainesville Violins.

Violin, bow & case
Gainesville Violins, Gainesville, FL June 2012






APRIL
MASSAGEE
Hickory, North Carolina
April is a 7th grade homeschooler and has been playing violin for 1 ½ years and studies privately at the Suzuki School of the Arts in Hickory. She has been a member of the Suzuki School Youth Orchestra and plays violin at her church.

Virginia Suzuki Institute
Emory & Henry College, Emory, Virginia May 2012



Virginia Suzuki Institute
Emory & Henry College, Emory, Virginia March 2011

CATHERINE
POWERS
Pittsboro, North Carolina
Catherine used her scholarship to attend Summer Music Camp at the University of North Carolina, Greensboro. She is a student at Kestrel Heights Charter School in Durham and has been playing the violin for 6 years. In 2009 Catherine attended the Lamar Stringfield Camp at Meredith College in Raleigh, NC.

University of North Carolina Summer Music Camp
Greensboro, North Carolina May 2012



Violin
SG Music Company, Pittsboro, NC June 2011

VICTOR
BAULES
Hyattsville, Maryland
Victor is in 10th grade and studies violin at the Ottley Music School. He has been playing violin for 6 ½ years. Victor has performed with the Hyattsville Symphony Orchestra and the Naomi Kusano Studio.

Violin lessons at the Ottley Music School
Hyattsville, Maryland June 2012



Violin lessons at the Ottley Music School
Hyattsville, Maryland December 2010

JORDAN
WESTWOOD
Ocean City, New Jersey
Jordan is 19 and attends The College of New Jersey in Ewing, NJ. She has been playing violin for 7 years and studies privately. Jordan has performed with the Atlantic Youth Orchestra and Ocean City High School String Orchestra.

Violin lessons at The College of New Jersey
Ewing, New Jersey June 2012



Violin lessons
Ocean City, New Jersey April 2011

ROCHELLE
GARMAN
Augusta, Georgia
Rochelle has been teaching violin, viola and cello for 20 years. She has performed with the Westside Trio, the Augusta College Orchestra, Classical Connections and the Corelli String Quartet. To further her education, Rochelle used her scholarship to take teacher training for Suzuki Cello Book 2.

South Carolina Suzuki Institute
Furman University, Greenville, South Carolina June 2012






JOHN HENRY
GOODMAN
Indialantic, Florida
John Henry is a 9th grader at Satellite High School and has been playing violin for 6 ½ years and studies privately. He has performed with the All State Orchestra, All County Orchestra, Brevard Symphony Youth Orchestra, Immaculate Conception Church Orchestra, Holy Name of Jesus Pit Orchestra and the MusicMDs. The MusicMds is a group of music student who perform for patients at Holmes Regional Hospital.

Violin
Gainesville Violins, Gainesville, FL August 2012






LOGAN
KROOTHOEP
Hillsborough, North Carolina
Logan is an 11 year old homeschooler and has been playing violin for 5 years. He has performed with the Community Suzuki group, Piedmont Youth Orchestra and Contra Costa Suzuki Strings. Logan is also active in 4-H where his specialty is beekeeping.

Virginia Suzuki Institute
Emory & Henry College, Emory, Virginia June 2012






RYAN
KROOTHOEP
Hillsborough, North Carolina
Ryan is 9 and is a 4th grade Homeschooler. She studies privately and has been playing violin for 4 years. Ryan has performed with the Community Suzuki group, Piedmont Youth Orchestra and the Contra Costa Suzuki Strings. Ryan also takes horseback riding lessons.

Virginia Suzuki Institute
Emory & Henry College, Emory, Virginia June 2012






SUSAN
STEPHENSON
Toldeo, Ohio
Susan is the owner of the Suzuki Music School of Greater Toledo and has been teaching music for 41 years. At present she is teaching violin and Suzuki Early Childhood Education. Susan also conducted the Middle School Orchestra group with the Youth Orchestras of Prince William Symphony in Woodbridge, Virginia. To further her education Susan used her scholarship to take teacher training in Suzuki Early Childhood Education.

Stage 3 Suzuki Early Childhood Education
Thames Valley Suzuki School, London, Ontario, Canada June 2012






ISABELLA
MARKHAM
Dallas, Texas
Isabella is an 11th grader at J.J. Pearce High School in Richardson, Texas. She has been playing viola for 12 years and studies privately. Isabella has performed with the Suzuki Music Institute of Dallas, the Itzhak Perlman Music Program Orchestra, the New Conservatory of Dallas Chamber Orchestra and the Emanon Quartet.

Viola
Gainesville Violins, Gainesville, Florida September 2012






DAVID
WRIGHT
Greenville, North Carolina
David is a homeschooler and in the 9th grade. He has played cello for several years and studies privately. David has performed with the Eastern Youth Orchestra and the Wright Studio Ensemble.

Virginia Suzuki Institute
Emory & Henry College, Emory, Virginia June 2012






KARA
LANGE
Saint Cloud, Florida
Kara is 13 and in the 7th grade. She has been playing viola for 6 years and studies privately. Kara has performed with the Ursa Minor String Ensemble in Juneau, Alaska and the Osceola Center Youth String Ensemble in Kissimmee, Florida. Kara used her scholarship to purchase a bow for her viola.

Viola bow
Gainesville Violins, Gainesville, Florida July 2012






AUDREY
THOMPSON
Simpsonville, South Carolina
Audrey is a 14 year old homeschooler and has been playing violin for 8 years. She studies privately and has performed with the Carolina Youth Symphony and the Beth Haven Baptist Church Orchestra. Audrey used her scholarship to help pay her youth orchestra fees.

Carolina Youth Symphony
Greenville, South Carolina July 2012






MEGHAN
MCDONALD
Enfield, New Hampshire
Meghan is a student at Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts. She has played violin for 14 years and is working on a degree in Music Business/Production. Meghan also plays guitar, piano and bass. She has performed with the University of New Hampshire Symphony Orchestra, the Mascoma High School Guitar Ensemble, the Upper Valley Music Center Youth Orchestra and the Fiery Quartet of Norwich, Vermont. Meghan used her scholarship to help offset school tuition.

Music school tuition
Northeastern University, Boston, MA August 2012






JENII
STATT
Andover, New York
Jenii is a former homeschooler and has been playing for 8 years. She used her scholarship to help offset violin lesson fees at Houghton College, Houghton, NY. Jenii has performed with the Houghton College Philharmonia, the Wellsville Performing Arts Orchestra, the Alfred University Orchestra and the Alfred University Youth Orchestra. She plans a major in violin performance.

Violin lessons
Houghton College, Houghton, New York August 2012






EUNJI
PARK
Moorhead, Minnesota
Eunji is a 12th grader at Moorhead High School and has been playing violin for 8 years. She has performed with the Moorhead High School Chamber Orchestra, the Minnesota All-State Orchestra, the Moorhead High School String Quartet and the Fargo-Moorhead Senior High Youth Symphony. Eunji used her scholarship to help pay for violin lessons.

Violin lessons
Fargo, North Dakota October 2012






REBECCA
ROBERTS
Jacksonville, Florida
Rebecca is a 10th grader at Douglas Anderson School of the Arts in Jacksonville. She has played violin for 9 years and studies privately. Rebecca has performed with the Douglas Anderson Repertory Orchestra, the Jacksonville Symphony Youth Orchestra, First Coast Suzuki Players and First Baptist Church, Downtown Jacksonville Middle School & High School Orchestras. She used her scholarship to help pay for violin lessons.

Violin lessons
October 2012

Jacksonville, Florida

Violin lessons
Jacksonville, Florida June 2011

LYKAH
MORA
Washington, Georgia
Lykah is a 7th grader at Washington Wilkes Middle School and has been playing the violin for 2 years. She studies privately and used her scholarship to help pay for violin lessons. Lykah has performed with the Washington Wilkes Middle School Band, the Ruth Harris Studio for Piano, the United Methodist Children’s Choir and the Washington Wilkes Elementary School Choir.

Violin lessons
October 2012

Augusta, Georgia

Violin lessons
Washington, Georgia March 2011

LUTHER
WARREN
New Brighton, Minnesota
Luther is an 11th grade homeschooler and has been playing violin for 11 years. He has performed with the Minnesota Home School Orchestra, the Minnesota Youth Symphonies, a String Quartet and a Piano Trio. In 2011 he won the annual solo competition of the Minnesota Youth Symphony and performed the Mendelssohn Violin Concerto in Orchestra Hall in Minneapolis. Luther used his scholarship to help purchase a violin bow.

Violin bow
December 2012

Gainesville Violins, Gainesville, Florida