The 2021 Banjo Boogie Scholarship will award an instrument and 15 private lessons to a deserving student. All are open to apply. We’ll be looking primarily for students in the Phoenix-metro area. Lessons can be online, but will be offered in person if possible and necessary.
The purpose is to promote the 4-string banjo and keep it’s rare and exciting music alive for generations to come.
To apply, you can either fill out this google survey,
or download the pdf below and email your responses to:
The scholarship is open for applications April and May of 2021.
The winner will be notified in June, and lessons can commence in August.
Here are some examples of plectrum banjo music
Plectrum Banjo & Piano
Buddy Wachter – Hungarian Dance/Maple Leaf Rag/Stars and Stripes Forever
Plectrum Banjo & Vocals in Jazz Quartet
Cynthia Sayer – Doin’ The New Low Down
Plectrum Banjo Solo
Ken Aoki – The World is Waiting For the Sunrise
St. Louis Blues 1932