Step One — Early Music Training:

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To establish a network of partners to institute and/or expand programs such as the Suzuki Violin method in schools beginning in kindergarten and pre-school ages.

To develop programs for children from needy families who would not normally have access to early music education. These programs will utilize concepts from the successful El Sistema model of community-based music education.

To provide scholarship assistance for special musical experiences such as advanced private lessons and summer music camp opportunities.

To stress the need and value of such programs through collaboration with local, state, and national media.


Step Two — Advanced Study:

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To provide scholarship assistance to major in music at institutions of higher education in the United States and abroad.

To locate such students by recommendation of the Trustee in consultation with the Advisory Committee, the Honorary Founders of the Foundation, and/or others.

To screen candidates based on need, performance evaluation, academic record, and personal interview.

To maintain multi-year music scholarship assistance based on progress reports from teachers & professors as well as musical performance evaluations by the Foundation.


Step Three — Professional Career Development:

Alex Prior after conducting Mahler 3rd in Seattle

To establish performance and career opportunities for the most talented and promising musicians.

To encourage and fund special training opportunities through symposia, workshops, competitions, summer festivals, and the like at home and abroad.

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