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Senior Scholarship Competition


The Senior Scholarship Competition is for a graduating senior, planning to continue music instruction.  This competition is open to voice, instrumental, piano and organ students. The student's teacher must be a CNYAMT member in good standing for no less than three consecutive years. 

2023 Winner

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Sean Alvaro is a senior trombone player from West Genesee High school. He has been playing trombone since 4th grade. Since then, Sean has been selected to NAFME All-Eastern, NYSSMA All-State, and several All-County festivals. Sean is a member of his high school Wind Ensemble, Symphony, Chorale, and Jazz Band. Sean is also a member of the CNY Youth Jazz Orchestra and the Drum Major of the West Genesee Marching Band. Sean is the winner of the George Eastman Leadership Award and the 2022 Underclass Brass Award. Sean was recently an honorable mention in the CNYMAT instrumental competition. Sean is supported by his parents who are both music educators.

~Sean Alvaro~ 

 Trombone student of Dave DiGennaro

 $1,000 scholarship winner


Application Deadline:  The completed application, entry fee, and entrant biography must be mailed (postmarked) or hand delivered to the competition chairperson by March 15, 2023.
No late entries will be accepted for any reason. 
A link to your YouTube audition video must be emailed to the competition chairperson by midnight on April 1, 2023 to
No late entries will be accepted for any reason.
Competition Chairperson:
Dana DiGennaro
241 Marsh Drive
DeWitt, NY 13214 (315) 254-9995


 2023 Senior Scholarship Competition Application 

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