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Announcing the 2018 PSAF Scholarship Winners


The Performing Arts Scholarship Foundation (PASF) held its annual competition on Sunday, April 29, 2018 at the Fess Parker Doubletree Resort (newly acquired by the Hilton corporation), emceed by PASF Board President Deborah Bertling. Eleven outstanding musicians and vocal artists competed for scholarships.

The 2018 PSAF Scholarship Winners. Click on link to see photos.

PASF Winners

In the instrumental category, prize winners were: First Prize, Timothy Beccue (cello)  Second Prize, Sofia Malvinni (violin); Third Prize, Ilana Shapiro (flute); Fourth Prize, Josiah Frias (guitar).

Vocal competition winners were: First Prize, Kelly Newberry (mezzo-soprano); Second Prize, Naomi Merer (soprano); Third Prize, Tyler Reece (baritone).

For information on the 2019 PASF competition go to the How To Apply page on this website.

Important dates to remember are:  Deadline for applying – March 1, 2019; Auditions for the competition – Friday/Saturday, April 5/6 (time TBA); and the competition itself, will be April  28, 2019.