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Community Band Gives $25K In Scholarships, Grants


November 27, 2017

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Brevard Middle School band students receive weekly individual or small group instruction from professional instrument specialists as part of a grant from the Brevard Community Band.

Band students are getting a boost to their music education thanks to the generous donations of scholarships, school grants and in-kind contributions from the Brevard Community Band (BCB). During the 2017 school year, the community band is investing $25,000 in local school band programs and their young musicians.

BCB President Linda Threatte said, "In keeping with the BCB's mission to promote music education and life-long performance, the BCB is targeting opportunities where it can make a difference. So far this year, we have assisted with college tuition for promising band students in nee...

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