Congratulations to our Scholarship and Grant Award Recipients

for the 2022-2023 Season


Front Row:  Ava Chafin, Eva Slonin, John Marquardt, Meghan Enyart, Karen Hanna

Back Row:  Elim Huang, Samantha Bennett, Tessa Leverman, Madelyn Bussom

Treasure Coast Youth Symphony Fall 2020 Virtual Music Theory Workshop Series performance of "Let It Be"!

Educating the next generation to preserve, create, and celebrate our musical heritage.

Our 2024 Concerto Competition Winner,

Kimberley Savage, cello

Thank you to all of our private and public donors and grantors for their support in keeping TCYS music education program opportunities active for our youth during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Kimberly Savage, 15, is one of five musical children and has been playing the cello for 11 years.

Kimberly currently studies with Jackie Robbins. She has also been mentored by Elmar Olivera, David Cole, and David Bjella. Kimberly has performed as a soloist in churches, ensembles, and multiple weddings. In 2023 she attended the Josef Gingold Chamber Music Festival in Miami, where she studied with Rafael Figuroa and Julian Schwarz. Kimberly has performed in ensembles with Andres Cardenas and Gary Levinson. She was mentored by Yuri Becker, Jeffrey Cohen, Wendy Chen, and Andres Cardenas. Kimberly has been the principal cellist for the Treasure Coast Youth Symphony for 2 years and has played with the youth symphony for six years. She has performed with Bach’s Children’s Orchestra, Bach’s Children’s Quart from 2020-2022, Indian River Pops Orchestra, and Young Artist String Orchestra from 2016-2018. When not practicing music, she loves to read, listen to music, hang out with friends, and relax with her dog and bunny.

Grant Recipients April 2023


Front Row: Alexandra Gerohristodoulos, Paris Lopez, Zahava Misshula (Kellin Greenberg Memorial Award), Giselle Arana-Cisneros, Andrea Martine, Quincy Tran

Back Row:  Jacob Ingrum, Lucas Schwerdtfeger, Jonathan Tinoco, Kimberly Savage, Ariana Lora, Andrew Whitlach

Music isn't just a school thing, it's a life thing. 

When a young person is given the gift of learning an instrument, they take that gift with them through life.  From making friends, to coping with the stresses of life, to making amazing music, music provides lifelong benefits."  

-Vaughan Fleischfresser