2021 Black Violin Youth

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Ava Cosse

Age: 14

Award Received: Dreamer Diversity Equity & Inclusion Grant

Instrument: Violin

Program Attending: The International Music School, Medea Guldedava Violin Studio

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Nayati Ates

Age: 15

Award Received: James Miles Musical Innovation Grant for Continuing Education

Instrument: Violin, Double Base, Electric Base & Saxophone

Program Attending: Sewanee Summer Music Festival & Berklee's Summer Workshop

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Namiah Miller

Age: 18

Award Received: Dreamer Instrument Access Program

Instrument: Violin

Program Attending: Bob Cole Conservatory of Music at California State University, Long Beach

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Enrique Morales Barrades Jr.

Age: 13

Award Received: James Miles Musical Innovation Grant for Continuing Education

Instrument: Piano & Cello

Program Attending: The Music Academy of North Carolina 

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Sydney Li-Jenkins

Age: 10

Award Received: Dreamer Instrument Access & Dreamer Diversity Equity & Inclusion Grant

Instrument: Violin

Program Attending: San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Pre College Program

Award Winners Not Pictured

Zachary Feur 

Dreamer Instrument Access - Suzuki Music School

Shayna Singer

James Miles Musical Innovation Grant for Continuing Education - Florida State University College of Music

Teresa Mejias

James Miles Musical Innovation Grant for Continuing Education - The Julliard School

Josiah Osula

James Miles Musical Innovation Grant for Continuing Education -Matt Burke Music Studios

Sophia Alvini-Moore

James Miles Musical Innovation Grant for Continuing Education - Shenandoah Conservatory at Shenandoah University

Nathan Callaway

Dreamer Instrument Access Program - Vanderbilt Youth Orchestra

Andrew Callaway

Dreamer Instrument Access Program - Vanderbilt Youth Orchestra

Kindall Benjamin

Dreamer Diversity Equity & Inclusion Grant - Wyoming Fine Arts Center

Aidyn Ellis Otovo

Dreamer Instrument Access Program - Dali Quartet International Music Festival

Jair Luke Zamudio

Dreamer Instrument Access Program - Anthony Kitai's Cello Studio

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Marie Dillard

Age: 15

Award Received: Diversity Equity & Inclusion Grant

Instrument: Violin & Viola

Program Attending: Private lessons with Frederick Geiersbach