MFH Scholarship Winners

2021 Winners

On Sunday, June 13,2021 we awarded another $15,000 in music scholarships to the following outstanding young musicians bringing our grand total to $135,000 in music scholarships. Thanks to all the people who have donated time, talent & money to make these scholarships possible.  “More Music Means a Better World for All of Us.”

Arthur Wang

Arthur Wang

Pianist. Grand Scholarship Winner.

Arthur is from Richmond, British Columbia, Canada and will be a senior at Juilliard in New York City

Rachel Schlesinger

Rachel Schlesinger

Soprano – Runner-Up.

Rachel is from Roslyn Heights NY and will be a sophomore at Northwestern University in Evanston IL.

Ruben Portillo

Ruben Portillo

Guitarist. The 2nd Ron Renninger Scholarship.

Ruben is originally from Ciudad del Este in Paraguay, but now lives in Baltimore MD. He will be a 1st year graduate student at the Peabody Conservatory in Baltimore MD. 

Juliet Papadopoulos

Juliet Papadopoulos

Soprano. Honorable Mention.

Juliet is from Napanoch NY and will be a senior at Purchase College in Purchase NY.

Isabel Dooley

Isabel Dooley

Saxophonist. Honorable Mention.

Isabel is from Florida NY and will be a freshman at Hartwick College in Oneonta NY.

Thanks to everyone who has helped with time, talent & money to make these scholarships possible. You can make a tax-deductible donation by clicking below:

2020 Winners

On Saturday, July 18, 2020 we awarded $20,000 in music scholarships to the following outstanding young musicians:

Ryan Soeyadi

Ryan Soeyadi

Pianist. Grand Scholarship Winner.

Ryan is from Lake Grove NY and will be a senior at Juilliard in New York City.

Santiago Bertel

Santiago Bertel

Pianist – Runner-Up.

Santiago is from Bogota Columbia & lives in Boston MA. He will be a senior at Berklee College of Music.

Matt Mulhare

Matt Mulhare

Singer/Songwriter. The first  Ron Renninger Scholarship.

Matt is from Florida NY. and will be a Junior at Belmont University in Nashville TN.

Ruben Portillo

Ruben Portillo

Guitarist. Honorable Mention.

Ruben is from Ciudad del Este, Paraguay and lives in Baltimore MD. He will be a senior at the Peabody Conservatory in Baltimore NY.

Nadja Jankovic

Guitarist – Honorable Mention.

Nadja is from Tivat, Montenegro & lives in Baltimore MD. She will be a freshman at the Peabody Conservatory in Baltimore NY.

Thanks to everyone who has helped with time, talent & money to make these scholarships possible. You can make a tax-deductible donation by clicking below:

2019 Winners

Christina Grohowski

Mezzo Soprano. Grand Scholarship Winner.

Attending Purchase College in Harrison NY as a sophomore.

Ryan Soeyadi

Pianist – Runner-Up.

Attending The Juilliard School in New York, NY as a junior.

Yeram Yoon

Yeram Yoon

Guitarist, from Columbia MD.

Attending the University of Wisconson in Milwaukee WI as a graduate student

Mika Leonard

Cellist, Warwick NY.

Attending Purchase College in Harrison NY as a sophomore.

Chloe Borthwick

Jazz/Pop Singer, Multi-Instrumentalist.

Attending William Patterson University in Wayne NJ as a sophomore.

Thanks to everyone who has helped with time, talent & money to make these scholarships possible. You can make a tax-deductible donation by clicking below:

2018 Winners

Ryan Soeyadi

Ryan Soeyadi

Pianist. Grand Scholarship Winner.

Ryan is from Lake Grove NY, and will be a sophomore at The Juilliard School in New York, NY.

Bobby Volkman

Guitarist – Second Prize.

Bobby is from Ronkonkoma NY; he will be a senior at The Juilliard School in New York, NY.

Emma Nicholson

Emma Nicholson

1st Honorable Mention.

Emma is from Florida NY in her second year of graduate studies at the Peabody Conservatory at John Hopkins in Baltimore, MD.

Jethro Banks

2nd Honorable Mention. 

Jethro is from Beacon NY and will be a freshman at Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA

Chloe Borthwick

3rd Honorable Mention.

Chloe is from Warwick NY; she will be a freshman at William Patterson University in Wayne NJ.

Thanks to everyone who has helped with time, talent & money to make these scholarships possible. You can make a tax-deductible donation by clicking below:

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