The Ozaukee Chorus has awarded five students, one from each high school in Ozaukee County, with a $1,000 scholarship each for their efforts to further their musical education. The following students have been selected as winners for the annual award: (from left to right) Nicholas Shininger, Senior at Ozaukee High School; Shelby Zang, Senior at Cedarburg High School; Georgia Miller, Junior at Homestead High School; Erin Hogan, Senior at Grafton High School; Elliot DeMerit, Senior at Port Washington High School; and . Each recipient was selected after displaying excellence in the field of music and has intentions of pursuing further education in the musical field.
The scholarship recipients will be participating in the Ozaukee Chorus spring concert, “America in Song” at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 4th. The students will perform a few songs with the choir during the concert, which will consist of traditional folk and patriotic pieces. The concert will be held at the Grafton High School Auditorium, 1950 Washington Street, Grafton. Tickets are $8 each for general admission. Children ages 12 and younger are free. The concert will be interpreted for the hearing impaired.
The Ozaukee Chorus is a non-profit organization that has been together since 1975. Their purpose is to promote the advancement of choral music education. Since 2008, the Ozaukee Chorus has awarded more than $48,000 in Scholarships! Their net proceeds from the choral engagements are presented as scholarships every spring to one student at each high school in Ozaukee County who are further pursuing musical education.