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Peter Pinto Memorial Music Scholarship application due Apr. 3

Peter Pinto Memorial Music Scholarship Joanne Freeman–

Dr. Peter Pinto was a pediatrician at the Drummond Medical Clinic for many years and a long-time member and supporter of the Desert Community Orchestra, which administers the scholarship in his memory. This scholarship, sponsored by the Desert Community Orchestra Association (DCOA), is available to high school graduates (including the class of May/June 2023) under the age of 22 who are planning to continue their musical education in instrumental or vocal music. The process consists of completing the application, submitting three letters of recommendation, and a live audition. 

    The deadline for application receipt is Monday, April 3, 2023. The auditions will be held on Saturday, April 15, 2023, and will be reviewed by a panel of judges, and the winner(s) subsequently will be notified. 

    Applications are available from Burroughs High School Band, Orchestra, and Vocal Music Department, Burroughs High School Counseling Office, the Cerro Coso Financial Aid Office, the Mesquite High School Office, the Immanuel Christian School Office, the High Desert Music Teachers Association, as well as on the Desert Community Orchestra website:

More information and applications are available from Joanne Freeman, , or 760-608-4599.