TC Jazz Society has chosen their 2020 scholarship winners!
ALLEN QUINN graduated from IRCHS as valedictorian and will be attending the University of Central Florida in the fall. He was a horn-playing member of Dave Mundy’s jazz band for three and a half years and entered his top jazz band, The Wolves, in his junior year. He has played numerous professional gigs in the community as well as saxophone and clarinet for theater productions at IRCHS. He plans to continue playing jazz while aspiring to be an instructor as well.
ADRIAN SCOTT began playing acoustic guitar in 7th grade and has progressed linearly in IRCHS jazz bands throughout his four years. He has played with many professional independent bands along with the IRCHS jazz program and for many non-profits including his favorite, the 2019 Special Olympics. He plans to pursue a professional career in New York following graduation from the University of Central Florida.
ERIC McCANN began playing the hand drum in his Hispanic American family at age eight. Inspired by his jazz loving grandfather, he moved onto congas and thanks to the direction and encouragement of his band director for 4 years, Dave Mundy, he will be attending The University of South Carolina-Columbia where he plans to major in International Business and minor in Philanthropy while continuing to pursue his musical education.