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April 20, 2010
Contact: Erin Curtis-Dierks, School of Music, (785) 864-9742

Music fraternity awards scholarships to KU students

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LAWRENCE — Four music students at the University of Kansas have won scholarships from the greater Kansas City alumnae chapter of the international music fraternity Sigma Alpha Iota. One KU student received an honorable mention.

Nathan Paul Salazar, of Santa Cruz, N.M., received the $1,500 Diamond Sword scholarship; Stanton David Nelson, of Long Island, Kan., won the $1,500 Sigma Alpha Iota Alumnae scholarship; Alexandr M.Tauscher, of Overland Park, received the $1,000 Patroness scholarship; and Ga Eun Kim, of Seoul, South Korea, won the $1,000 Rose Award. Natalie Ann Easter, of Draper, Utah, received honorable mention.

Sigma Alpha Iota, created to encourage and support the art of music, was founded in 1903 at the University of Michigan School of Music in Ann Arbor, Mich. Each year, the greater Kansas City alumnae chapter sponsors a series of scholarship auditions for area musicians.

The scholarship winners are listed below by hometown, level in school, major, parents’ names and previous schools attended.

JOHNSON COUNTY
From Overland Park 66209
Alexander M. Tauscher, junior in piano; son of David Tauscher.

PHILLIPS COUNTY
From Long Island 67647
Stanton David Nelson, sophomore in piano; son of Sara Nelson; Northern Valley High School, Almena.

NEW MEXICO
From Santa Cruz 87567
Nathan Paul Salazar, senior in piano; son of Leonard and Carmen Salazar.

UTAH
From Draper 84020
Natalie Ann Easter, master’s degree student in music; bachelor’s degree from the University of Utah, fall 2008.

SOUTH KOREA
From Seoul
Ga Eun Kim, junior in violin; Seoul Arts High School.


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