Music Lesson Awards

Want to play music? Apply for a $500 Music Lesson Award!

2021-2022 Recipients

Applications for 2022-23 will open on August 1st, 2022. 

Do you have an interest in improving your musical ability? Perhaps you want to join a band, or play for your own enjoyment as a hobby. The Sacramento Jazz Education Foundation offers Music Lesson Awards to students interested in developing their ability to play and perform music.

Awards are in the form of paid music lessons on the standard instruments used in jazz performance. Instruments include (among others): trumpet, cornet, trombone, clarinet, sax, piano, banjo, guitar, bass, tuba, drums, and vocals. Award recipients will be selected based on several factors, which include but are not limited to:

1) Interest in learning and improving your playing;

2) Dedication to becoming a better musician;

3) Willingness to work hard and practice;

4) Recommendation by a music instructor (school
or private ); and

5) Financial need.

Applications for 2022-23 will open on August 1st, 2022.