The Justin Veatch Fund will award its eighth annual music scholarships June, 2016 to graduating high school seniors planning further study in music. This year we are pleased to be awarding six $1,000 scholarships to students from Yorktown, Somers, Carmel, and Byram Hills High Schools. The presentations will take place on Wednesday, June 15th at 6pm at John C. Hart Memorial Library in Shrub Oak (Yorktown), New York. There will be light dinner refreshments served and all are invited. Our special guest to deliver the keynote talk will be Charlie Lagond, renowned musician and creator of the Lagond Music School. The Justin Veatch Fund awards honor the late Justin Veatch, a Yorktown High School senior who died of an accidental drug overdose in 2008.
The Justin Veatch Fund is a 501(c)3 organization and a recognized New York charity. In addition to the annual scholarships The Fund creates a variety of programs for talented musical teens including year round music workshops. We also sponsor annual concerts which afford the opportunity for talented teen musicians to open for featured headliners like Bernie Williams & his All Star Band and Livingston Taylor.