Nomination for Advanced Level Instrument Donation


Palm Beach Symphony is pleased to announce that we will be awarding 1-3 high school seniors in Palm Beach County with an advanced level instrument. Each student recipient will work closely with PB Symphony to identify, test, and select the suitable instrument.

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 11, 2018                                 Nomination forms due by 11:59 P.M.

December 3, 2018                                   Student nominees notified of results

Week of December 3, 2018                   Finalists to interview and audition (performing 2 contrasting excerpts) for Palm Beach Symphony selected panel of judges

December 14, 2018                                  Finalists notified of results

December 2018-January 2019             Winning students are given several instruments to test/play and final decision will be made on preferred instrument

February 18, 2019                                     Winning students are publically presented with the instrument and invited to attend Palm Beach Symphony’s Annual Gala at The Breakers, Palm Beach

                                  2019-2020 B-Majors Winners 

Valentina Paolucci-Dreyfoos School of the Arts, Jonah Smith-Wellington High, Aaron Piercy-PBG High