The Collective School of Music is proud to announce Drummers Collective student, Stefano Leone, is the recipient of the Armand Zildjian Merit Scholarship for his hard work and to help continue his studies at The Collective.
"I am extremely happy and excited to receive this scholarship from Zildjian," says Stefano. "I have been playing Zildjian cymbals since I was 12 years old, this is truly amazing and I really appreciate this award." The Collective and Zildjian have had a long lasting and strong relationship dating back to 1977 when Drummers Collective was first started on 42nd street. "It is truly an honor to be affiliated with Zildjian cymbals," states Director Anthony Citrinite. "We thank them for all of their generosity and support throughout the years, and we are looking forward to continuing our strong relationship for years to come."
Stefano Leone has recently finished The Drummers Collective Contemporary Jazz Elective Intensive Program, he is now enrolled in a custom program to continue his studies at The Collective.