Pinto memorial music scholarship available to high school grads

Desert Community Orchestra Association Joanne Freeman–

Dr. Peter Pinto was a pediatrician at the Drummond Medical Clinic for many years and a long time member and supporter of the Desert Community Orchestra, which administers the scholarship in his memory. This scholarship, sponsored by the Desert Community Orchestra Association (DCOA) is available to high school graduates (including class of May/June 2022) under the age of 22 years who are planning to continue their musical education in instrumental or vocal music. The process consists of completion of the application, including submission of 3 letters of recommendation, and submission of an audition recording.

Deadline for application receipt is Friday, March 25, 2022. Audition recordings must be submitted by Tuesday, April 5, 2022. The auditions will be reviewed by a panel of judges and winner(s) subsequently notified.

Applications are available from Burroughs High School Band, Orchestra, and Vocal Music Department, Burroughs High School Counseling Office, the Cerro Coso Financial Aid Office, the Mesquite High School Office, the Immanuel Christian School Office, the High Desert Music Teachers Association, as well as on the Desert Community Orchestra website: desertcommunityorchestra.weebly.com.

Additional information/applications also available contact Joanne Freeman, jdfreeman59@yahoo.com.

Story First Published: 2022-02-18