Attention Students of Music!

If you are looking to apply for, and audition for scholarships to aid your music education, we know a few places to steer you right here in Sacramento CA.

American River College Students!

Check out: The Resh Michael Scholarship Fund – Auditions held yearly, in November at ARC Scholarship Day.


photo This scholarship, is made possible by the generous donations of those who loved and cherished the life  and music of Resh Michael Ortego April 17, 1977 – July 25, 2013

 This memorial fund seeks to award a recipient, by audition, up to a $500 scholarship to American River  College, for a student enrolled in the Applied Music Program. Please recognize that this scholarship is  seeking to award the full scholarship to a unique individual that inspires similar qualities of musicianship  and character to Resh Michael. Sac Prep Music & The Resh Michael Scholarship Fund, in an effort to  prolong the scholarship fund and reach out to as many aspiring musicians seeking an education at ARC,  reserves the right to award those who successfully audition a one time Student Aid Scholarship.

Other ARC Student Scholarships Available Include: The Saturday Club Scholarship, The Perla Warren Scholarship, & The ARC Instrumental Music Scholarship. For more ARC Scholarship information & to find out how you can help fund this notable American River Scholarship Day please contact: Prof. Susan Hamre, ARC Scholarship Committee at:

Check out: Sac Prep Music’s “Guitar Project”

10522043_10152311775471374_5269353889024414464_nAt SPMA you can apply for scholarships, as needed, to study guitar with the SPMA Guitar Project on Thursdays. Including the Veterans Guitar Project on Sundays & even the Ukulele Project on Wednesdays.  All of SPMA’s Projects are designed to taking beginning students, give them the music education they need, and steer them towards participating in an SPMA Ensemble.  SPMA Ensembles rehearse weekly and perform at various events in the Sacramento Area.  More information at:

Find out how iHeartMusic.Org can help bring an SPMA Project to your school!

Contact SPMA at and ask how grant matching can help bring a 10 week music project onto your public school campus.  SPMA Guitar Project is currently in SCUSD at Albert Einstein Middle School, serving 14 students weekly by providing guitars and after school preparatory music education.