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MCC Grat L. Rosazza Scholarship

Marion Civic Chorale

Application for 2014 Grat L. Rosazza Scholarship
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Lauren Wilson was born and raised in West Palm Beach Florida. However, when she was six years old her family moved to the Central Florida area, and has been residing there for 12 years. Lauren is a freshman at College of Central Florida and majoring in Music Education. After receiving her A.A she plans to transfer to a music program at a music conservatory or public college.
Lauren has been playing and performing music since she was a child, and has continued through the years. She was singing at the age of 3, and began learning the violin at the age of 5.  She has performed for weddings, funerals, nursing homes, special occasions, and many other events. Some of these include, The Ocala Youth Symphony, The Villages Community Philharmonic Orchestra, and The Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra featuring Joshua Bell, Violin Virtuoso. Currently she’s added teaching to her many activities, and enjoys instructing others in any area of music.

The Marion Civic Chorale seeks to promote and encourage singing talent in our area young people. Through your generous donations to our group, the Chorale provides Grat L. Rosazza Music Scholarships for deserving high school and college students to pursue further musical education. Winners of Grat L. Rosazza Scholarships are invited to perform at our Holiday or Spring Concert.
The recipients for 2013 are Lauren Wilson of the College of Central Florida and Marcus Stadlmueller of West Port High School.

Click here for 2014 scholarship application information.

Lauren Wilson and Marcus Stadlmueller

Marcus Stadlmueller started singing when he was three years old in the community children’s church choir in Jarmen, Germany. He was later accepted to the prestigious Musik-Gymnasium in Demmin, Germany. After moving to Florida, he was accepted to the Marion County Center for the Arts (MCCA) at West Port High School. He has performed in the choir and various musical theater productions,and has received numerous superior solo performance wards at district and state level. He performed with the American High School Honors Choir Performance Series in the Isaac Stern Auditorium at Carnegie Hall.

He started flute lessons when he was three, after learning the recorder. At age 6 he took up the soprano saxophone because he was too short to play any other saxophone. He played classic jazz with local retired musicians. At age 12, he studied oboe with the current chair oboist of the Greifswald Symphony Orchestra and later with Dr. Leslie Odom at the University of Florida.

He has been accepted as a vocal performance major at Florida State University.

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