Application for Music Education Funding

Students of Nanaimo schools interested in attending a Jazz Camp or Festival involving musical instruction are encouraged to apply to the Friends of Nanaimo Jazz Society. The Society will fund activities that occur between June 26th, 2012 and September 12th, 2012. To apply for funding, students need to write a letter to the past chair, Tanya Lebans, and address the following criteria:

  • What Jazz Camp, Festival, Clinic or Workshop do you want to attend and why?
  • What tuition costs are associated with attending this camp and what financial or in-kind support do you currently have and from what organization?
  • How does this particular event fit into your musical training and musical education plans?
  • With whom do you currently study?
  • In what extra-curricular music activities do you engage to give back to the community of Nanaimo?

Submit the application to the Society by June 6th, 2012. Applications can be emailed to or written and addressed to Ms. Lebans and submitted to Ms. Carmella Luvisotto at Wellington Secondary School.

Applications can be dropped off at the Wellington Secondary School:

Ms. Carmella Luvisotto

Wellington Secondary School

School District #68

3135 Mexicana Road

Nanaimo, B.C. Canada V9T 2W8

The Society only covers tuition or a part thereof and excludes travel, accommodations or expenses associated with attending Summer Music Education opportunities. Successful applicants will be expected to submit receipts and correspond with the society regarding the outcome of their educational pursuits.

All applications will receive a response from the society within a month of the final decision on funding.


Tanya Lebans

Past Chair, Friends of Nanaimo Jazz Society