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Nominations are now open for the Lisa Bruna B-Major Award as Palm Beach Symphony will again be “instrumental” in aiding high school seniors’ future musical education and careers

Palm Beach Symphony is now accepting nominations for the Lisa
Bruna B-Major Award which will bestow upon one to three high school seniors in Palm Beach County a major
level instrument that will be suitable for college auditions and the start of a career in music.
Eligible students must be current high school seniors in good academic standing who are planning to
enter a music degree program at a university or institution of higher education. Students must be nominated
by a music teacher or private instructor.
“This award was established to give talented and deserving students an instrument worthy of professionals
that will enhance their future education and career prospects by enabling them to grow more fully as
musicians,” said Palm Beach Palm Beach Symphony CEO David McClymont.
Last season, Palm Beach Symphony awarded two upper level instruments to the Lisa Bruna B-Major Award
winner and runner-up as well as 48 other instruments to students who were among the more than 8,000
students who participated in Palm Beach Symphony educational programs last season.
Nominations will be judged upon the nominee’s accomplishments and activities (academic, musical and in the
community), future musical plans and financial need. As part of the final selection process, nominees will be
asked to participate in an interview and an audition in which they will play two contrasting musical works in
front of a panel of judges.
The program is now in its third year and was renamed last year in honor of Lisa Bruna, the Symphony’s
late director of marketing and communications, for her talents as a writer, her passion for helping others and
her significant contributions to the Palm Beach Symphony.
The submission deadline for nominations is Thursday, November 19 at 5 p.m. Complete details and the
nomination form are available in the programs tab under music education at PalmBeachSymphony.org.