Lisa Bruna B-Major Award

Lisa Bruna B-Major Award

Nomination for Advanced Level Instrument Donation

To honor her talents as a writer, her passion for helping others and her significant contributions to the Palm Beach Symphony, we have renamed the annual B-Major Award to the Lisa Bruna B-Major Award in which one to three high-school seniors each year are presented with an advanced level instrument enabling them to further their studies and carry classical music into the future.

Nominations for the second annual award are now closed. We will be announcing the winners of the Lisa Bruna B-Major Award at our 18th Annual Gala on February 17, 2020.

Nominee Eligibility

  • Student must be a current high school senior and planning to enter a music degree program at a university or institution of higher education
  • Student must be a senior in good academic standing (based on most recent school report card)
  • Student must be nominated by a music teacher who believes the student will thrive as a music major in college

Timeline for Nominations

November 8, 2019 Nomination forms due
November 15, 2019 Student nominees notified on results
Week of December 2, 2019 Finalists to interview and audition (on 2 contrasting excerpts)
for select panel of judges
December 13, 2019 Finalists notified of results
December 2019 - January 2020 Winning students are given several instruments to test/play
and final decision will be made on preferred instrument

Nomination Form for Advanced Level Instrument Donation

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For more information, contact Olga Vazquez 561-655-2657; ovazquez@palmbeachsymphony.org