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ECB Supports Young Musicians


We are proud to play an active role in the continuing education and encouragement of young musicians. Our scholarships exist to keep their enthusiasm and interest in music alive.

ECB sponsors an annual scholarship competition to promote the musical development of students ages 13 - 18, who reside in Alameda or Contra Costa counties. Winners receive cash scholarships and perform for ECB at the winners' concert in May.

A second grant, funded by a bequest from Maria Homem, targets music education programs that create opportunities for underserved children and youth.


2020 Young Artist Competition canceled

Due to the current health crisis, we regretfully must cancel this 2020 Young Artist Competition. This is disappointing news for us, as well as for the students who have been working so hard in preparation for the competition.

The Etude Club of Berkeley's support for the community and encouragement of our young musicians will not waver. It is our great hope to resume this annual event in the coming season.