SOURCE: Generous contributions made to the Tucson Concert Band and friends in memory of Howard Beaver, its founder and Director Emeritus. Mr. Beaver was a University of Arizona alumnus, and a well-known musician, band leader, businessman in the Tucson community for many years. The Tucson Concert Band is an all-volunteer band which provides music for Tucson and the surrounding area.
ELIGIBILITY: For a freshman student in the College of Fine Arts majoring in Music with a GPA no less than 3.0. Student must be a US citizen and a resident of the state of Arizona. Preference is to financial need, but not a requirement.
SELECTION PROCESS: Candidates are nominated by faculty members to the Dean of the College of Fine Arts. Selection is by the College of Fine Arts Scholarship Committee.
VALUE: Annual award is $500.
2007-2008 Rusty Lee Ogren
2008-2009 Kabir Sondhi, Nicole Truxes
2009-2010 Jennifer Marie Thornton
2010-2011 Michael Gregory Cook
2011-2012 Rachel Leigh Confrey
2012-2013 Arturo Salinas-Aguayo
2013-2014 Christian Zatarain
2014-2015 Benjamin Wheeler
2015-2016 Jose Ramos
2016-2017 Claire Thorpe
Recipients of the 2015 Young Artist Scholarship:
Alaura Millet and Grant Overson from Walden Grove High School