Past Recipients

Since our second concert season in 2007-08, the Lone Star Wind Orchestra has awarded over $40,000 in educational scholarships to thirty-nine deserving student musicians. We are pleased to recognize our previous scholarship recipients. Each concert season, scholarship recipients are chosen, celebrated and recognized at the annual Music Changing Lives Benefit.

Music Changing Lives Benefit Scholarship Recipients

2020

The LSWO congratulates the 2020 scholarship recipients below:

Music Changing Lives Scholarship

Ini Dim, PERCUSSION, McKinney North High School
Plans to attend University of Oklahoma, Pre-Pharmacy

Raygan Mida, PERCUSSION, McKinney North High School
Plans to attend Oklahoma State University, Music Education

Jack Stewart Memorial Scholarship

Ken Nguyen, CLARINET, Sam Houston High School
Plans to attend Texas Christian University, Music Education

Alice & Henry Reeves Memorial Scholarship

Matthew Davis, EUPHONIUM, McKinney North High School
Plans to attend Baylor University, Music Education

2019

The LSWO congratulates the 2019 scholarship recipients below:

Music Changing Lives Scholarship

Joshua Hunter, CLARINET, McKinney North High School
Plans to attend Baylor University, Computer Science

Andrew Hutchison, HORN, McKinney North High School
Plans to attend Collin County Community College, Commercial Music

Jack Stewart Memorial Scholarship

Jasper Murphy, CLARINET, Melissa High School
Plans to attend the University of Texas at Austin, Music and Sound Design

Alice & Henry Reeves Memorial Scholarship

Jordan Meza, EUPHONIUM, Guyer High School
Plans to attend the University of North Texas, Music Education

2018

The LSWO congratulates the 2018 scholarship recipients below:

Music Changing Lives Scholarship

Kaitlyn Kennedy, HORN, Lake Dallas High School
Plans to attend Oklahoma State University, Music Education and Horn Performance

Erica Wilson, CLARINET, John H. Guyer High School
Plans to attend Texas Christian University, Music Education

Jack Stewart Memorial Scholarship

Anna Fitzgerald, SAXOPHONE, Richardson High School
Plans to attend University of Oklahoma, Music Education

2017

The LSWO congratulates the 2017 scholarship recipients below:

Music Changing Lives Scholarship

Christopher Finch, EUPHONIUM, Richardson High School
Plans to attend Texas Christian University, Music Education

Joshua Nguyen, CLARINET, McKinney North High School
Plans to attend Collin College, Architecture/Music

Jordan Rodriguez, FLUTE, Marcus Flower Mound High School
Plans to attend University of Texas at Austin, Biomedical Engineering

Jack Stewart Memorial Scholarship

Austin Townsend, SAXOPHONE, Richardson High School
Plans to attend University of Texas at Austin, Music Education

Alice and Henry Reeves Memorial Scholarship

Hope Breuning, FLUTE, JJ Pearce High School
Plans to attend Oklahoma State, Music Education

2016

The LSWO congratulates the 2016 scholarship recipients below:

Music Changing Lives Scholarship

Leo Aguilar-Arias, SAXOPHONE, Plano East High School
Plans to attend Northwestern University, Music/Business

Jack Stewart Memorial Scholarship

Melanie Looper, CLARINET, Cleburne High School
Plans to attend University of Texas at Austin, Biology/Pre-Med

Alice and Henry Reeves Memorial Scholarship

Tyler Alford, PERCUSSION, Lakeview Centennial High School
Plans to attend University of Iowa, Business

2015

The LSWO congratulates the 2015 scholarship recipients below:

Music Changing Lives Scholarship

Jason Rodriguez, PERCUSSION, Berkner High School
Plans to attend University of Texas at Austin, Business

Jack Stewart Memorial Scholarship

Kendal Farrar, FLUTE, McKinney North High School
Plans to attend University of Oklahoma, Music Performance

Alice and Henry Reeves Memorial Scholarship

Will Scott, TRUMPET, Lakeview Centennial High School
Plans to attend Texas A&M Commerce, Music Education

2014

Scholarship awards for 2014 were announced at our LSYW “Of Time and Place” concert on Sunday, May 11, 2014 at the Eisemann Center. The LSWO congratulates the 2014 scholarship recipients below:

Music Changing Lives Scholarship

Abby Hawthorne, OBOE, Berkner High School
Plans to attend Southern Methodist University, Psychology and Music

Samuel Huang, BASSOON, Plano East High School
Plans to attend Harvard University, Economics

Vignesh Ramdas, SAXOPHONE, Keller High School
Plans to attend the University of Texas at Austin, Economics

Alice and Henry Reeves Memorial Scholarship

Chris Edwards, PERCUSSION, Plano Senior High School
Plans to attend Arizona State University, Arts Administration

2013

Scholarship awards for 2013 were announced at our LSWO Youth Winds “Angels and Bouquets” concert on Sunday, May 12, 2013 at the Eisemann Center. The LSWO congratulates the 2013 scholarship recipients below:

Music Changing Lives Scholarship

Shelby Brooks, SAXOPHONE, Lovejoy High School
Plans to attend University of North Texas, Jazz Studies

Landon Priddy, TRUMPET, Stephenville High School
Plans to attend Texas Christian University, Music Business

Benjamin Underbrink, HORN, Berkner High School
Plans to attend Texas A&M at Commerce, Music Education

Alice and Henry Reeves Memorial Scholarship

Samantha McKee, HORN, Highland Park High School
Plans to attend University of Chicago, Physics

2012

Scholarship awards for 2012 were announced at our LSWO Youth Winds “Out of this World” concert on Sunday, May 13, 2012 at the Eisemann Center. The LSWO congratulates the 2012 scholarship recipients below:

Music Changing Lives Scholarship

Drew Scott-Johnson, HORN, Richardson High School
Plans to attend Manhattan School of Music, Music Performance

Emily Watson, PERCUSSION, Berkner High School
Plans to attend University of Texas at Austin, Biochemistry and Pre-Dental

Alice and Henry Reeves Memorial Scholarship

Connor Steinmetz, PERCUSSION, Naaman Forest High School
Plans to attend Abilene Christian University, Business and Marketing (fine arts concentration)

2011

Scholarship awards for 2011 were announced at our LSWO Youth Winds “Wind Dances” concert on Sunday, May 8, 2011 at the Eisemann Center. The LSWO congratulates the 2011 scholarship recipients below:

Music Changing Lives Scholarship

Matthew Banks, CLARINET, Garland High School
Plans to attend University of Evansville, Indiana, Music Education

Brad Marvin, TROMBONE, Berkner High School
Plans to attend University of Texas at Austin, Bio-Medical Engineering

Alice and Henry Reeves Memorial Scholarship

Rachel Brown, CLARINET, Carroll Senior High School
Plans to attend Texas Tech University, Music Education

2010

Scholarship awards for 2010 were announced at our “Angels of Light” concert on Sunday, April 25, 2010 at the Eisemann Center. The LSWO congratulates the 2010 scholarship recipients below:

Music Changing Lives Scholarship

Cameron Carbone, PERCUSSION, Berkner High School
Plans to attend Texas Christian University, Music Education

Marcus Overton, EUPHONIUM, Red Oak High School
Plans to attend University of Texas at Arlington, Music Education

Alice and Henry Reeves Memorial Scholarship

Ariel Uribe Sage, FLUTE, Juan Seguin High School
Plans to attend Texas Christian University, Music Education

2009

Scholarship awards for 2009 were announced at our “All That Jazz!” concert on Sunday, March 22, 2009 at the Eisemann Center. The LSWO congratulates the 2009 scholarship recipients below:

Music Changing Lives Scholarship

Denise Mauney, PERCUSSION, Plano West High School
Plans to attend Texas A&M University, Architectural Engineering

Alice and Henry Reeves Memorial Scholarship

Trey Perkins, BASS CLARINET, McKinney North High School
Plans to attend Belmont University, Music Performance

2008

Scholarship awards for 2008 were announced at our “The Spirit of Texas” concert on Tuesday, May 20, 2008 at the Eisemann Center. The LSWO congratulates the 2008 scholarship recipients below:

Music Changing Lives Scholarship

Ethan Galvan, SAXOPHONE, Berkner High School
Plans to attend Stephen F. Austin State University, Music Composition

Caitlyn Murray, PERCUSSION, Boyd High School
Plans to attend San Angelo State University, Music Education

Beau Yoder, TUBA, Berkner High School
Plans to attend Texas Christian University, Music Performance

Alice and Henry Reeves Memorial Scholarship

Clark Caperton, TROMBONE, Rowlett High School
Plans to attend Texas A&M University, Business Management

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