Student scholarships for private lessons are available to students in 7th-12th grades. Teachers who would like to nominate students for private lessons should fill out an application by clicking the link:

Recommending teachers

Students who have been recommended for scholarships should click the link below to submit a student application:

Student Applicants


  • Applications are accepted from September 1st - September 30th.
  • Applications will be reviewed and results will be sent out by October 20th.
  • 3 scholarships will be awarded each year
  • Students must submit an application including a short essay.
  • 1 scholarship will be awarded per school per year
  • Scholarships are awarded according to the Valley Concert Band selection committee
  • Private lessons may be taught by one of the approved VCB Private Instructors (see list here). If a recommending teacher has a specific private instructor in mind, please have the instructor submit an application.