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Music Scholarships for Summer Jazz Workshops!

WDNA Music Scholarship Promotion

For the twelfth consecutive year WDNA will be awarding full scholarships to deserving students studying jazz. High school and college students throughout South Florida are eligible to compete for these scholarships and winners will get to attend Litchfield Jazz Camp, or Snow College Jazz Workshop where they will be taught by some of the world’s most respected jazz educators and musicians.

Scholarship Methodology

High schools and colleges throughout the Greater Miami/Fort Lauderdale area will be informed about this special promotion by WDNA 88.9FM. Students are invited to audition at select locations, and at the end of the audition period winners will be selected by a panel of jazz experts and receive a full scholarship to attend the either the Litchfield Jazz Camp, in Connecticut or the Snow College Jazz Workshop, in Utah.

Two preliminary audition dates will be held, on April 7 and 8, 2018. Six (6) semi finalists will be selected from each of the preliminaries, and the scholarships will be awarded from the twelve (12) finalists during a final audition in the WDNA Jazz Gallery, on Saturday, April 14, 2018.

The scholarship winners will receive the following:

  • Round trip airfare from Miami to Connecticut or Utah
  • Transfers to and from the airport
  • Fully paid workshop tuition
  • Workshop study materials, t-shirt, etc.
  • Room and board
  • Daily meals
  • WDNA merchandise (Jazz CDs, clothing, etc.)
  • Gift certificates from various sponsors
  • Opportunity to interact with decision makers from various renowned music colleges and universities
  • Opportunity to perform and be seen at the annual Litchfield Jazz Festival

Scholarship for both workshops run July 16 - 28, 2018, and winners must be prepared to travel during this period. A WDNA staff member may accompany students who are unable to travel on their own.

Scholarship Contest Procedure

For an audition, tune in WDNA 88.9FM, weekdays, from 3pm – 7pm, March 19 – April 6, 2018.

Call the contest line at 305-444-7889 when prompted by the on-air host.

Four callers each weekday will get an invitation to audition.  Students must be between 14–28-years-old.

Two preliminary auditions will be held:

Saturday, April 7, 3:00pm, at the WDNA Jazz Gallery – 2921 Coral Way, Miami, FL 33145  

Sunday, April 8, 4:00pm, at The Fish House – 10000 Miller Drive, Miami, FL 33165


More information about the contest and scholarships available at: 305-662-8889




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