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Awards & Scholarships:
School of Creative & Performing Arts - Music

Al Kay Brass Award (#5021)    
Donor:
Al Kay

Presented to an outstanding student in the Brass Profile of the Bachelor of Music program in high academic standing.

Award Type:
Monetary, Faculty Selected
AM 740 Award (#5035)    
Donor:
AM 740

Presented to a student in the Bachelor of Music program who has shown exceptional understanding of the roots of jazz and how radio has been an integral part of the exposure of jazz to the listening public.  

Award Type:
Monetary, Faculty Selected
Arnie Chycoski Lead Trumpet Award (#5029)    
Donor:
Friends of the Bachelor of Music program

Presented to a student in the Bachelor of Music program who is a lead player in the Trumpet Profile for his/her outstanding musicianship  and leadership.

Award Type:
Monetary, Faculty Selected
Bernie Piltch Memorial Scholarship (#5966)    
Donor:
The Jordan Family Foundation

Presented annually to a student in the Woodwind Profile of the Bachelor of Music Program who demonstrates financial need, proficiency, and talent as a woodwind musician as well as interest to expand his or her skills by pursuing doubling. The scholarship will be offered to a student entering the program and the recipient will also have the opportunity to renew the scholarship in year two, three or four of his or her studies provided a grade point average of 70 or higher is achieved and is able to demonstrate financial need. This scholarship was established by the Jordan Family Foundation in memory of Bernie Piltch who was a talented musician, teacher and friend whose generosity and kind spirit made it possible for others to reach their full potential. The scholarship is given in the hope that the recipients will in turn use the power of music to support and encourage others who come after them. 

Award Type:
Monetary, Application Based
Bob Nix Memorial Award (#5949)    
Donor:
Family and friends of Bob Nix

Presented to a trombonist in the Bachelor of Music program, who whose passion for the craft and versatility shines through their work. 

Award Type:
Monetary, Faculty Selected
Brian Harris Memorial Scholarship (#5002)    
Donor:
Marlene Harris

Presented to students in their second, third or fourth-year of study in the Keyboard Profile of the Bachelor of Music program who show exceptional talent as a musician and in high academic standing.

Award Type:
Monetary, Faculty Selected
Bruno A. Mambella Memorial Scholarship (#2030)    
Donor:
Friends and Family of Bruno A. Mambella

Presented to third-year students in the Bachelor of Music program, specializing and excelling in the area of music production, who have demonstrated high academic achievement.

Award Type:
Monetary, Application Based
Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB) Scholarship (#5772)    
Donor:
JAZZ FM 91

Presented annually to an outstanding student in the southern Ontario area who is entering or currently enrolled at a secondary institution studying music and who is visually impaired.

Award Type:
Monetary, Application Based
Dave Stillwell Arranging Award (#5003)    
Donor:
Friends of the Bachelor of Music program

Presented to students in the Bachelor of Music program for excellence in composition and/or arranging.

Award Type:
Monetary, Faculty Selected
David Williams "Soulfingaz" Scholarship (#2036)    
Donor:
Family and friends of David Williams ‘Soulfingaz’

Presented to a student in their second or third-year of study in the Bachelor of Music program who demonstrates passion and promise. 

Award Type:
Monetary, Application Based
Don Johnson Memorial Award for Brass Excellence (#5948)    
Donor:
Jupiter Canada, family and friends of Don Johnson

Presented to a brass student in the Bachelor of Music program, who displays the drive and ambition to excel and succeed in brass performance.

Award Type:
Monetary, Faculty Selected
Dr. Kira Payne Memorial Scholarship (#5894)    
Donor:
Family and friends of Kira Payne

Presented to a first-year student in the Saxophone Profile of the Bachelor of Music program who is in high academic standing and demonstrates passion and dedication.

Award Type:
Monetary, Faculty Selected
Duke Ellington Society Scholarship (#2035)    
Donor:
The Duke Ellington Society, Toronto Chapter 40

Presented to Bachelor of Music students demonstrating excellence in jazz composition or arranging. Students must be enrolled in at least one of the third or fourth-year jazz workshops, jazz orchestra or jazz composition courses. The scholarship is supported by the Toronto Chapter of the Duke Ellington Society which fosters the performance, study and appreciation of Duke Ellington and his contemporaries.

Award Type:
Monetary, Application Based
Eddie Sossin Humanity Award (#5000)    
Donor:
Friends of the Bachelor of Music program

Presented to a student in the Bachelor of Music program who displays humility and a desire to help others in the cause of advancing music.

Award Type:
Monetary, Faculty Selected
Elizabeth Borden Memorial Scholarship (#5013)    
Donor:
Arts Etobicoke President’s Legacy Scholarship Fund

Presented to a student in the Bachelor of Music program in the Piano Profile who maintains a high academic standing and who shows exceptional promise.

Award Type:
Monetary, Faculty Selected
Eugene Amaro Memorial Scholarship (#2033)    
Donor:
Family and friends of Eugene Amaro

Presented to an outstanding student in the Bachelor of Music program in the Woodwind Profile with emphasis upon creativity and doubling skills.

Award Type:
Monetary, Application Based
Girls Night Out Jazz Award (#5030)    
Donor:
Lisa Particelli of Girls Night Out Jazz

Presented to a student in the Vocal Profile in the Bachelor of Music program who demonstrates promise.

Award Type:
Monetary, Faculty Selected
Gordon and Anne Wragg Music Scholarship (#2032)    
Donor:
Gordon and Anne Wragg

Presented to students in the Bachelor of Music program who have shown academic and musical excellence and are contributing members of the Humber music community. These scholarships best exemplify  the support and commitment of Humber’s founding President, Gordon Wragg.

Award Type:
Monetary, Application Based
Gordon Delamont Memorial Scholarship (#5967)    
Donor:
The Jordan Family Foundation

Presented annually to a third year student in the Bachelor of Music Program who demonstrates financial need and excellence in jazz composition and arranging. The recipient will also have the opportunity to renew the scholarship in year four provided a grade point average of 70 or higher is achieved and is able to demonstrate financial need. This scholarship was established by the Jordan Family Foundation in memory of Gordon Delamont who was a talented musician, teacher and friend whose generosity and kind spirit made it possible for others to reach their full potential. The scholarship is given in the hope that the recipients will in turn use the power of music to support and encourage others who come after them.

Award Type:
Monetary, Application Based
Graham Clarke Scholarship (#5940)    
Donor:
Family and friends of Graham Clarke

Presented to a student in their fourth-year of the Bachelor of Music program who displays an exceptional commitment to the art of creating and sharing joyful music, and who has an interest in music production and recording. 

Award Type:
Monetary, Faculty Selected
Greg Wells Music Award (#5022)    
Donor:
Greg Wells

Presented to students in the Bachelor of Music program who have shown exceptional dedication to their craft and have taken a leadership role by helping other students and ensembles.

Award Type:
Monetary, Faculty Selected
Humber Bass Faculty Award (#5037)    
Donor:
Humber College Bass Faculty

Presented to a first or second-year student in the Bass Profile in the Bachelor of Music program who has demonstrated high academic standing and has shown the most improvement.

Award Type:
Monetary, Faculty Selected
Humber Music Performance Award (#5993)    
Donor:
Supporters of the School of Creative & Performing Arts

Presented to a student in the Bachelor of Music program who is in good academic standing and who exemplifies strong performance skills.

Award Type:
Monetary, Faculty Selected
Humber Studios Award (#PRO)    
Donor:
Friends of Bachelor of Music program

Presented to a third or fourth-year student in the Bachelor of Music program with a good academic record who demonstrates strong performance ability, who shows consistent dedication to improvement and excellence in his/her craft, and is following a musical direction which would involve state-of-the-art facilities.

Award Type:
Non-monetary, Faculty Selected
Ian Terry Music Production Award (#5786)    
Donor:
Ian Terry

Presented to a fourth-year student in the Bachelor of Music program who shows an exceptional aptitude for music production and has maintained a high academic standing.

Award Type:
Monetary, Faculty Selected
International Student Award of Excellence (#5033)    
Donor:
Anonymous donor

Presented to an International student in the Bachelor of Music program who demonstrates excellence and dedication.

Award Type:
Monetary, Faculty Selected
James Hewitt Memorial Scholarship (#5985)    
Donor:
Hannelore Hewitt

Presented to students in the Brass Profile who demonstrate exceptional talent and a commitment to music.

Award Type:
Monetary, Faculty Selected
Jazz.FM 91 Award (#5016)    
Donor:
JAZZ.FM 91

Presented to students in the Bachelor of Music program who have demonstrated a high level of musical and academic achievement.

Award Type:
Monetary, Faculty Selected
Jeff Healey Award (#5026)    
Donor:
Friends of Bachelor of Music program

Presented to a student in the Bachelor of Music program who exemplifies the perseverance and excellence of one of Canada’s greatest musicians, Jeff Healey.

Award Type:
Monetary, Faculty Selected
JKB Trio Scholarship (#5974)    (Inactive)
Donor:
Joe DiStefano

 Presented to a full-time student in the Bachelor of Music program who demonstrates potential for a career in performance.

Award Type:
Monetary, Faculty Selected
Just Drums Award (#5015)    
Donor:
Just Drums Inc.

Presented to a Percussion Profile student in the Bachelor of Music program with a high academic standing and strong performance ability.

Award Type:
Monetary, Faculty Selected
Ken Page Memorial Trust Award in Memory of Ron Collier (#5018)    
Donor:
Ken Page Memorial Trust

Presented to a student in third or forth-year in the Bachelor of Music program who has shown exceptional promise as a composer or arranger, carrying on the high standards established by Ron Collier during Humber Music’s early years.

Award Type:
Monetary, Faculty Selected
Kenny MacLean Memorial Scholarship (#2031)    
Donor:
Family and friends of Kenny MacLean

Presented to students in the Bachelor of Music program who have shown a pattern of musical passion, creativity, and leadership, as exemplified by Kenny MacLean, who was best known as a member of the multi award-winning Canadian band Platinum Blonde.

Award Type:
Monetary, Application Based
Kevin Mackle Memorial Scholarship (#2029)    
Donor:
Des and Elizabeth Mackle

Presented to first-year students enrolled in the Bachelor of Music program who has demonstrated high academic standing.

Award Type:
Monetary, Application Based
Kim Mitchell Award (#5950)    
Donor:
Kim Mitchell

Presented to a student in the Guitar Profile of the Bachelor of Music program who demonstrates strong performance skills, has a high academic standing, and exhibits a level of professionalism and dedication as exemplified by Kim Mitchell.

Award Type:
Monetary, Faculty Selected
Lawson Vocal Studios Vocal Award (#5986)    
Donor:
Lawson Vocal Studios

Presented to an outstanding second or third year Vocal student who demonstrates the best overall contribution to the program.

Award Type:
Monetary, Faculty Selected
Lenny Boyd Memorial Award (#5781)    
Donor:
Friends of the Bachelor of Music program

Presented to a student in the Bachelor of Music program who exhibits strong technical skills on the bass as well as a strong work ethic. This student also embodies the “spirit of swing”.

Award Type:
Monetary, Faculty Selected
Marilyn Elizabeth Scott Memorial Award (#5771)    
Donor:
Andrew Scott, Matthew Scott and Allison Baker

Presented to a piano student in any year, preferably female, who shows musical promise and an interest in either classical or jazz musical traditions. The recipient must have excellent academic standing.

Award Type:
Monetary, Faculty Selected
Marilyn Michener Memorial Award (#5014)    
Donor:
Jazz Festivals Canada

Presented to a student in the Piano Profile in the Bachelor of Music program who has demonstrated performance excellence and has shown an interest in the tradition of jazz.

Award Type:
Monetary, Faculty Selected
Mark Kelso Percussion Award (#5023)    
Donor:
Mark Kelso

Presented to a first-year Percussion Profile student in the Bachelor of Music program who has demonstrated the most improvement  over the year. 

Award Type:
Monetary, Faculty Selected
Merriam School of Music Award (#5017)    
Donor:
Merriam School of Music

Presented to a student from the Bachelor of Music program who has maintained a good academic standing, demonstrated excellent musicianship and a passion for teaching, as well as a commitment  to community service.

Award Type:
Monetary, Faculty Selected
Michael Kotsonas Memorial Award (#5975)    
Donor:
Emelita Ervin and Chloe Kotsonas

Presented to a student entering into the Bachelor of Music program for the first time, who has shown the most promise in their audition.

Award Type:
Monetary, Faculty Selected
Mike Downes Bass Award (#5027)    
Donor:
Mike Downes

Presented to a student from the Bachelor of Music Program in the Bass Profile with strong performance skills and high academic standing. 

Award Type:
Monetary, Faculty Selected
Newton Garwood Memorial / Long & McQuade Award (#5005)    
Donor:
Long & McQuade Ltd.

Presented to a first or second-year Keyboard Profile student in the Bachelor of Music program with strong academic and  performance skills.

Award Type:
Monetary, Faculty Selected
Peter Harris Memorial Award (#5025)    
Donor:
Friends of Bachelor of Music program

Presented to a student in the Guitar Profile in the Bachelor of Music program with strong academic and performance skills.

Award Type:
Monetary, Faculty Selected
Phil Sheridan Scholarship for Jazz Passion (#2034)    
Donor:
Family and friends of Phil Sheridan

Presented to a third or fourth-year student in the Bachelor of Music program who exemplifies the vision and drive needed to facilitate the expression of the artistic voice with a jazz focus. 

Award Type:
Monetary, Faculty Selected
Sabian Award (#5024)    
Donor:
Sabian Cymbals Ltd.

Presented to a student in the Bachelor of Music program in the Percussion Profile with high academic standing and performance skills.

Award Type:
Monetary, Faculty Selected
Sabian Cymbals Award (#PRO)    
Donor:
Sabian Cymbals Ltd.

Presented to a student in the Bachelor of Music in the Percussion Profile who has displayed dedication to performance on the drum set.

Award Type:
Non-monetary, Faculty Selected
Scott Henshaw Memorial Award (#5006)    
Donor:
Seraphic Entertainment Ltd.

Presented to a student in the Bachelor of Music program with strong academic and jazz-improvising skills.

Award Type:
Monetary, Faculty Selected
Sennheiser Music Production Award (#5028)    
Donor:
Sennheiser (Canada) Inc.

Presented to a student in the third or fourth-year of the Bachelor of Music program who exhibits the most promise in the field of Music Production.

Award Type:
Monetary, Faculty Selected
Sonny Milne Memorial Award (#5984)    
Donor:
Family and friends of Sonny Milne

Presented to a talented student drummer who is in high academic standing and demonstrates passion and dedication.

Award Type:
Monetary, Faculty Selected
St. John's Music Award (#5008)    
Donor:
St. John’s Music

Presented to a first or second-year student in the Woodwind Profile of the Bachelor of Music program with strong academic and performance skills.  

Award Type:
Monetary, Faculty Selected
Suyun Kim Memorial Award (#5034)    
Donor:
Family and friends of Suyun Kim

Presented to an International student in the Bachelor of Music program who has demonstrated a passion and talent for jazz, in the tradition of Suyun Kim. 

Award Type:
Monetary, Faculty Selected
Ted Quinlan Guitar Award (#5032)    
Donor:
Ted Quinlan

Presented to a student in the Guitar Profile in the Bachelor of Music program with strong academic and performance skills.

Award Type:
Monetary, Faculty Selected
Thomas Kehoe Memorial Award (#5007)    
Donor:
Friends of the Bachelor of Music program

Presented to a student in the Vocal Profile in the Bachelor of Music program with strong academic and performance skills.

Award Type:
Monetary, Faculty Selected
Toronto Musicians' Association Carne H. Bray Memorial Award (#5012)    
Donor:
Toronto Musicians’ Association

Presented to a Bass Profile student in the Bachelor of Music program with strong academic and performance skills.

Award Type:
Monetary, Faculty Selected
Toronto Musicians’ Association Moe Koffman Memorial Award (#5004)    
Donor:
Toronto Musicians’ Association

Presented to a student in the Bachelor of Music program with a good academic record who demonstrates strong performance  ability and potential, leadership skills and shows consistent dedication to improvement and excellence in his/her craft as exemplified by Moe Koffman.

Award Type:
Monetary, Faculty Selected
Trish Colter Award (#5031)    
Donor:
Trish Colter

Presented to a students in the Vocal Profile of the Bachelor of Music program who excel in performance.

Award Type:
Monetary, Faculty Selected
Yamaha Canada Music, Ltd. Award (#5019)    
Donor:
Yamaha Canada Music, Ltd.

Presented to students in their second, third or fourth-year of study in the Bachelor of Music program with exceptional talent and high academic standing.

Award Type:
Monetary, Faculty Selected