Scholarships

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

Details

Mission

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 .

Apply

SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS will be made available in 2025 for the 2025-2026 awards
Please email questions to :
Lue Hayes, Chair
hayesluella@yahoo.com

Funding

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

To date VON has awarded $61,000.

Donations

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

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Scholarship Program

2024 - 2025 Scholarship Winners

Voices of Naples Wave
Voices of Naples Scholarship Winner Caroline Evans

Caroline Evans

Caroline 
Evans

North Fort Myers High School

Studies voice with Matt Koller / Koller Music Studio

Will attend Florida State University

Anticipated Major: BA in Music Education
Voices of Naples Scholarship Winner Alex Minarik

Alex Minarik

Alex Minarik

Gulf Coast High School

Studies voices with Lin Hart

Will attend Florida State University

Anticipated Major: BFA in Musical Theater
Voices of Naples Scholarship Winner Gabriella Vitelli

Gabrielle Vitelli

Gabrielle Vitelli

Seacrest

Studies voice with Carolann Sanita

Will attend High Point University

Anticipated Major: Social Media and Digital Communication with Vocal Performance

Extension Scholarship Program

2024 - 2025 Scholarship Winners

Voices of Naples Wave
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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
Izabella Gulcher 2023-2024 Winner
Izabella Gulcher
Attending University of South Carolina
2023-2024 Scholarship Winner
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Sarah Hardwig
Attending Belmont University
2021-2022 Scholarship Winner
Jade Rojas 2023-2024 Winner
Jade Rojas
Attending Cleveland Institute of Music
2023-2024 Scholarship Winner

Previous Scholarship Winners

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