The Mitch Faber Memorial Guitar Scholarship, created to honor the memory, talent and artistic career of GIT grad Mitch Faber (class of 1981), has been awarded to Nicholas Hines (aka Nicky V). The 18-year old Nicky V hails from Cape Girardeau, Missouri and is entering the Associate of Arts in Performance (Guitar) program having demonstrated outstanding musicianship and the potential for developing a unique voice in the blues style.
While attending Musicians Institute, Nicky will focus on expanding his knowledge of other styles and apply them to blues and country in order to further develop his own unique style. Future career goals include work as a session musician for recording and film projects.
Everyone at MI congratulates Nicky on winning this prestigious award that honors both the legacy and career of a Guitar Program alumnus (Mitch Faber) and supports the education and growth of a talented, evolving, and very deserving blues guitarist!