Pinto Music Scholarship Applications

Dr. Peter Pinto was a pediatrician at the Drummond Clinic for many years and a long time member and supporter of the Desert Community Orchestra, which administers the scholarship. This scholarship, sponsored by the DCOA, is available to high school graduates (including class of May/June 2021) under the age of 22 years who are planning to continue their musical education in instrumental or vocal music. The selection process consists of completion of the application, and submission of a video recorded audition.

Deadline for application receipt is Friday, April 9, 2021. Audition recordings must be submitted by Monday, April 19, 2021. The auditions will be reviewed by judges on Tuesday, April 20, 2021 and winner(s) subsequently notified.

Applications available from Burroughs High School Band, Orchestra, Choir and Scholarship Office, the Cerro Coso Financial Aid Office, the Mesquite High School Office, and the Immanuel Christian School Office, or through the High Desert Music Teachers Association members. Additional information and/or applications are available from Joanne Freeman, jdfreeman59@yahoo.com

Story First Published: 2021-03-19