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PARASOL FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS

12 Jun 2017

The Gibraltar Academy of Music and Performing Arts is proud to announce the recipients of the Parasol Foundation Scholarships. The Parasol Foundation in collaboration with The Gibraltar Academy of Music and Performing Arts (GAMPA) on behalf of the Ministry of Culture designed this programme to help the next generation of musicians and actors develop and have more teaching contact and prep time.

The Scholarship panel, consisted of local musicians Charlie and Helen Chiappe, Kate Lennane, Christina Fortuna and Julian Felice. After an exciting day of auditions, the panel made their choice in what they described as a “Pool of excellence”

The two recipients of the “Excellence and Promise” Scholarships are Darius Oliva (Piano) and Julianne Coleing (Vocal).

They are entitled to one to one tuition in their chosen instrument for a year.

This year we were able to offer more “Promise and Potential” scholarships. The recipients were William Beard on Cello, Ella Cruz on Flute and Matthew Navas for Acting. They are entitled to one to one tuition in their chosen discipline

There were a further 6 Scholarships offered to students with Financial Hardships as well as continuing with the Ensemble Scholarship Classes for Percussion, Strings, Solfege, Gospel Choir and Woodwind.

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