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Scholarships to local high school seniors  and previous winners who wish to study vocal music in college.
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Scholarship Program



Voices of Naples is a community chorus founded in 2002 with the mission of providing scholarships to deserving high school seniors in Collier and Lee Counties who wish to study vocal music and related studies in college.

We also offer an extension scholarship program that provides scholarships  to previous scholarship winners who are continuing college vocal music studies .


Please email completed application to:
Lue Hayes, Chair


The 70-member auditioned group is led by Artistic Director, Brice Gerlach. 

To date VON has awarded $51,000.


Donations to the scholarship fund or sponsorships of any of the eight concerts given in season are welcome.

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Scholarship Program

2023 - 2024 Scholarship Winners

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Wyatt Crecelius Voices of Naples Scholarship Winner

Wyatt Crecelius

Wyatt Crecelius

Wyatt will be graduating from Cypress Lake High School and hopes to continue his education in Classic opera, Italian, English, and folk music. 
He currently studies with Lynn Martindale and while undecided has applied to Florida Gulf Coast University and University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre and Dance.

Izabella Gulcher

Izabella Gulcher

Izabella will be graduating from Gulf Coast High School and hopes to continue her education in vocal performance and expanding her knowledge of music theory and languages. 
She currently studies with Rebecca Richardson and while undecided, has been applied to Juilliard, Curtis Institute of Music, New England Conservatory, Manhattan School of Music, The New School, Northwestern, Boston University, Carnegie Mellon and Johns Hopkins University.

Daniella Flom

Daniella Flom

Daniella will be graduating from The Village School and hopes to continue her education in Theatre Education. 
She currently studies with Laura Ferranti and will attend Belmont University.


Jade Rojas

Jade will be graduating from North Fort Myers High School and hopes to continue her education in vocal performance.
She currently studies with Dr. Jeanie Darnell and will attend Florida Gulf Coast University.

Extension Scholarship Program

2022 - 2023 Scholarship Winners

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Dominic Young
Attending Kent State University
2021-2022 Scholarship Winner
Jullian Cossetta 2021-2022 Winner
Jillian Cosetta
Attending University of Central Florida
2021-2022 Scholarship Winner
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Arabella Lillestaten
Attending Rollins College
2021-2022 Scholarship Winner
Luke Danni Scholarship Winner
Luke Danni
Attending University of Cincinnati Conservatory of Music
2020-2021 Scholarship Winner
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Sarah Hardwig
Attending Belmont University
2021-2022 Scholarship Winner
Grace Lauther Scholarship Winner
Grace Lauther
Attending Stetson University
2019-2020 Scholarship Winner

Previous Scholarship Winners

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