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Music Scholarship Winners Announced

Publication
NBSO Newsletter
By
New Bedford Symphony Orchestra
Published on
2018-06-01
Excerpt

The NBSO is pleased to announce Orlando Montalvo Avalo (at left) and Thatcher Harrison (right) as our 2018 Lillian B. Lamoureux Scholarship recipients. NBSO President & CEO David Prentiss presented both young men with $1,000 scholarship checks (while our office mascot Franz Liszt looked on approvingly!)

Thatcher plays classical and jazz guitar as well as piano and plans to use his scholarship award to offset costs of his upcoming music college applications including expenses for on-campus auditions.

NBSO Announces Scholarship Winners

Publication
Dartmouth Week
By
New Bedford Symphony Orchestra
Published on
2018-06-13
Excerpt

The New Bedford Symphony Orchestra is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2018 Lillian B. Lamoureux Scholarships. 

This year’s $1,000 junior scholarship winner is classical guitarist Thatcher Harrison of Dartmouth who plans to use his scholarship award to offset costs of applying to college music programs, including live on-campus auditions, where he intends to major in classical guitar performance and composition.

Thatcher Harrison of Dartmouth Wins Scholarship for Music Education

Publication
SouthCoast Today
Published on
2018-06-26
Excerpt

New Bedford Symphony Orchestra has picked the recipients of the 2018 Lillian B. Lamoureux Scholarships.

This year’s $1,000 junior scholarship winner is classical guitarist Thatcher Harrison of Dartmouth who plans to use his scholarship to offset costs of applying to college music programs, including live on-campus auditions. He intends to major in classical guitar performance and composition.

Meet the Dartmouth teen who chose guitar over public school

Publication
Dartmouth Week
By
Douglas McCulloch
Published on
2017-02-04
Excerpt

Thatcher Harrison remembers picking up a guitar and mimicking musicians he saw on TV when he was just three years old. That experience has influenced major life decisions for the now 15 year old, who will star in his own solo concert on February 11.

Harrison will only get two hours of stage time during the Paskamansett Concert Series at the Dartmouth Grange, and his goal is to cram as much variety as possible into his set. He started preparing a set list a several weeks ago, but it won’t be finalized until the day of the concert.

Q&A with Newport BridgeFest Artist Thatcher Harrison

Publication
What's Up Newp
By
Ryan Belmore
Published on
2016-07-23
Excerpt

We first met Thatcher Harrison at the 2016 Art’s and Cultural Alliance of Newport County Annual Meeting earlier this year. The 14-year-old was among the entertainment for the evening at the Newport Art Museum, his performance left us a bit speechless.

Thatcher is returning to Newport very soon to participate in Newport BridgeFest, we caught up with him before his performance on Bowen’s Wharf…