The Zildjian family is pleased to announce the Sixth Annual Kerope Zildjian Scholarship Competition for 2010. This scholarship recognizes an outstanding student percussionist who is currently enrolled in an undergraduate music program.At the same time, establishing this scholarship is an opportunity for the family to pay tribute to Kerope, who presided over one of the most-storied periods in Zildjian history. From 1865 until his death in 1909 in Constantinople, Kerope continued to develop the classic K. Zildjian sound, coveted by the world's greatest percussionists. In memory of Kerope's deep commitment to the art of craftsmanship, the Zildjian family established this scholarship to encourage and reward percussionists in their pursuit of performing excellence.The 2010 Scholarship winner will receive the following:
A $5000 college tuition award
An all expense paid trip to Zildjian's world headquarters
A variety of complimentary cymbals
A one year subscription to the Percussive Arts Society
Application deadline: June 4th, 2010Winner will be notified by: August 13th, 2010Everything you need to enter the Kerope Zildjian Scholarship Competition can be downloaded here:2010 Kerope Scholarship Cymbal Etude2010 Application2010 Application GuidelinesVideo lesson and tips for the 2010 Cymbal EtudeYou can visit the Zildjian iTunes Educational Podcast (will launch iTunes) to download the podcast of Zildjian's Director of Education and Orchestral Activities Worldwide, Keith Aleo, playing, discussing and giving tips on the 2010 Kerope Scholorship Cymbal Etude. Load it on your portable device and bring it with you into the practice room!