LYRA-BRYANT INSTRUMENT DONATION PROGRAM

Lyra Music and Curtis Bryant Cellos are proud to sponsor the placement of good quality student instruments with dedicated young string players in Western Massachusetts. Instruments donated to the program are carefully set-up by master luthier and cello maker, Curtis Bryant and placed with serious young musicians with financial need. Available instruments will be listed here and awarded based on a combination of financial need and teacher recommendation. Please check back regularly to see what instruments are available and apply online if you feel that you would be a good match! 

CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
Full-Size Cello
3/4 Size Cello

Eligibility:
Musicians ages 12-22
Must be studying with a private teacher on the instrument of choice
Financial need
Preferably participating with a school or community based youth orchestra or ensemble

Application Materials

To be Submitted Online
Online Application Form (see below — if you do not have access to a computer for this submission, please call us at 917-705-5089)
Video Submission: (see application below to provide link)
This does NOT need to be professionally recorded or accompanied, a phone or home camera recording is fine! Please share a representative piece that you enjoy playing.

To be Submitted by email or regular mail:
Personal Statement: Please tell us about yourself and your experience with your instrument, what you love about music, what you love about your instrument, any future plans in music, and what it would mean to you to receive an instrument from our program.)
Statement of Financial Need (including first two pages of most recent tax return)
Letter of Recommendation from your Private Teacher

By Email: info@lyramusic.org

By Regular Mail:
LyraMusic
c/o Akiko Sasaki
57 Robinson Street
Beacon, NY 12508

Lyra-Bryant Instrument Donation Program
ONLINE APPLICATION FORM

Today's Date *
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Student Name *
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