TAMIU Freshmen Music Majors Get Lamar Bruni Vergara Music Scholarships
Posted: 7/10/14

TAMIU Freshmen Music Majors Get
Music Scholarships

A total of 16 incoming freshmen majoring in music at Texas A&M International University recently received Music Scholarship based on auditions and accomplishments in their high school band.

A total of 16 freshmen majoring in music at Texas A&M International University earned the University’s Lamar Bruni Vergara Music Scholarship based on their auditions and high school band accomplishments. Front row, left to right: Enrique Gloria and Alejan

TAMIU Scholarship Recipients
A total of 16 freshmen majoring in music at Texas A&M International University
earned the University’s Music Scholarship based on their auditions and high school band accomplishments. Front row, left to right: Enrique Gloria and Alejandra Olivares. Back row, left to right, TAMIU Recruiter Jorge Dimas; Dr. James Moyer, TAMIU director of Band and Percussion Studies; students José Aguilar, Jesús Inguanzo, Aaron Hinojosa, Kevin González and TAMIU Recruiter Naiely Martinez.

Students received varying amounts of yearly scholarships based on their selection for District Band, Regional Band or All State Band at a recent signing session in TAMIU’s Center for the Fine and Performing Arts Recital Hall.

Receiving $2,500 scholarships and their graduating high school were: Kevin González, United High School; Enrique Gloria, Nixon High School; Juan Vallejo, United High School; José Aguilar, Martin High School; and Jesús Inguanzo, Martin High School.

Students receiving $1,500 scholarships were Alejandra Olivares, United South High School; Regina Rodríguez, United South High School; Javier Andrade, United South High School; and Aaron Hinojosa, Martin High School.

Dr. James Moyer, TAMIU director of Band and Percussion Studies, said $2,500 scholarship winners were selected for having placed in Regional Band or higher, Area Solo/Ensemble or higher, and earning a 3.35 GPA in high school. Those receiving the $1,500 award placed in Regional Band or higher, Regional Solo/Ensemble or higher, and maintained a 3.0 GPA.

“We are delighted to welcome these talented and promising students to TAMIU this Fall,” Dr. Moyer said, “They are some of the most accomplished students graduating from their high school bands and we look forward to assisting their musical and professional growth in our rapidly expanding program.”

For more information, please contact Dr. James Moyer, director of Band and Percussion Studies at 326.2640, e-mail james.moyer@tamiu.edu

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