Announcing our first class Alice Anderson Rapasky Scholarship Winners!
In partnership with the Port Angeles Symphony, Music on the Strait is proud to name fourteen winners of the Alice Rapasky Scholarship! Students were chosen through a competitive application process and are awarded $500 scholarships to support private music study.
The Alice Rapasky Memorial Scholarship is available to pre-college string players in Clallam County who are participating in their school string program or other community string program. A minimum of ten $500 scholarships will be awarded. This program is intended to assist qualified students to take private instrumental music lessons who otherwise could not afford them. In order to qualify, students need to be active members of their school orchestra or similar organization.
Cynthia Rocha, bass - 7th grade, Port Angeles
Tiadosa Tom, violin - 4th grade, Port Angeles
Michael Johnson, vioin- 4th grade, Port Angeles
Juniper Brown, violin - 9th grade, Port Angeles
AJ Hamner, bass - 7th grade, Port Angeles
Georgia Bullard, violin - 11th grade, Sequim
Ocean Sains, violin - 4th grade, Port Angeles
Sam Zmuda, cello - 7th grade, Port Angeles
Faith Weiss, cello - 4th grade, Port Angeles
Mason Mai, cello - 6th grade, Port Angeles
Bronte Tauran - 6th grade, Sequim
Allison Woodhouse - 10th grade, Port Angeles
Momoka Bartsch, viola - 6th grade, Port Angeles
Cheerish Mai, viola - Port Angeles
Music on the Strait aims to share chamber music, both its traditions and its emerging voices, through community programming and educational outreach. As part of its community outreach, the Alice Rapasky Memorial Scholarship was created, named in honor of a great friend to the arts and arts education on the Olympic Peninsula.
Congratulations to all of our scholarship winners!
Traci Winters Tyson, Chair
Amanda Lukens, Administrative Coordinator
James Garlick, ex-officio
Richard O'Neill, ex-officio