School Of Music
Office hours & location
Aaron Copland School of Music
Queens College C.U.N.Y.
65-30 Kissena Blvd.
Queens, NY 11367-1597
Mon-Thurs 9:00 am - 4:45 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
The Aaron Copland School of Music awards the proceeds of the following endowed Scholarship Funds to graduate and undergraduate music students:
the AWA Graduate Scholarship in performance, gift of an anonymous music alumnus
the Albert Burnett Memorial Scholarship in musicology or theory
the John Castellini Scholarship for students demonstrating excellence and commitment in music studies
the Edward Downes Scholarship in opera or musicology
the Michael Feinstein Scholarship
the Marvin Hamlisch Scholarship
the Maurice Kagan Memorial Scholarship in an orchestral instrument
the Cantor Sam Katz Scholarship in precantorial or Jewish studies
the Saul Novack Scholarship in theory
the Laurence Rosenfeld Scholarship, gift of his family in honor of Mr. Rosenfeld
the Boris Schwarz Scholarship in strings
the George and Violet Zatkin Scholarship in opera performance
the Pastore Cello Scholarship
the Artzt Piano Scholarship
the Carl Schachter Scholarship
the P.I. Tschaikovsky scholarship of two years' support for an undergraduate student.
the Lawrence Eisman scholarship in Music Education
In addition, since 1982 the Copland School has been the recipient of a generous scholarship each year from the Presser Foundation for a music major's senior year (the Presser Scholarship).
For several years the Eddie Barnes Memorial Music Scholarship Foundation has awarded a generous scholarship for a graduate jazz performer, as selected and recommended by the jazz faculty. The foundation will continue this award.
Students who wish to be considered for scholarship aid should have applied for any federal and state aid for which they may be eligible. They should furnish a copy of their financial aid forms to the music office for the scholarship committee, together with a letter setting forth their circumstances and reasons for requesting aid. Some scholarships are restricted to certain majors most are awarded on the basis of both talent and need.