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Shepaug Friends of Music Awards 2009 Scholarships

Shepaug Friends of Music is proud to announce the award of four $1,000 Merit Scholarships and one $5,000 Recurring Scholarship. The Merit Scholarships were awarded to Sara Stevens, Anna Wolk, Arielle Johnson and Emmeline Pappas. The Recurring Scholarship was awarded to Anna Carlson and is given over four years to a student who pursues a music related education. All of these students consistently contributed to the success of Shepaug High School music programs through their commitment and dedication.

In addition to the high school scholarships, inscribed plaques were awarded to students in honor of their outstanding contribution to the music programs in their schools.

Shepaug Valley Middle School Awards were given to Emily Svenningsen and Oliver Taylor.

Burnham School Awards were given to Erica Payne and Isaac Purdy.
Washington Primary School Awards were given to Caroline Kelly and Andrew Bryant.
Booth Free School Awards were given to Bianca Gomez and Daniel Ong.
2009 Music In The Park Series

The Shepaug Friends of Music, in conjunction with the towns of Bridgewater, Roxbury and Washington, will be presenting 3 weekend evenings of music this summer.

On Sat. July 18th at 6 pm, The Albert Rivera Quintet from New York City will play some Jazz at the Hurlburt Park Pavillion on Apple Lane in Roxbury.
On Saturday, Aug. 15th at 6 pm, the Gerst Band will play at the the Washington River Walk Park Pavilion on School Street in Washington.
On Sat. Aug. 29th at 6 pm, The Monthei Brothers Band, a spirited 6 piece country music ensemble will play at the Bridgewater Pavilion on Sarah Sanford Road in Bridgewater.

Admission is free so bring your blanket or lawn chair, a picnic dinner, and enjoy!
Holiday CD

Shepaug Friends of Music is proud to announce the production of a Holiday Music CD. Local musicians have graciously donated their time for this very special project. All proceeds from the sale of the CD will help benefit the programs which support music programs in our area. Please watch this section for more details coming soon.

Shepaug Friends of Music would like to offer our special thanks to all those who have responded to our appeal for contributions. Your generosity has helped to support our scholarship awards and gifts to the music programs of our local schools. This year we have helped to purchase another upright bass for the strings program. We have also donated the cost of accompaniment for school concerts and recitals during the year. - Thank You!