Evans Drum Scholarship Winner: Aaron Grove

Aaron Grove (l.) and Stewart Jean (Drum Program Chair)

Aaron Grove (l.) and Stewart Jean (Drum Program Chair)

The Drum Program at Musicians Institute is pleased to announce that Hard Rock and Metal drummer Aaron Grove from Dyer, Indiana has been named the winner of the prestigious Evans Drumhead Scholarship for spring 2013.

Aaron will focus on “learning anything I can get my hands on” during his studies at MI. 

Upon receiving his scholarship award, Aaron acknowledged that he chose to study at MI because “because I realized what an awesome opportunity it was and how I could benefit my drum playing tremendously”.

His future goals include “becoming a professional drum teacher as well as a studio musician. I’m also very interested in drum craft, and touring the world”.

Everyone at MI congratulates Aaron on this achievement, which marks a great beginning to his studies. We look forward to seeing him reach his full potential while at MI.

Special thanks to our longtime industry partner, Evans Drumheads and The D’Addario Music Foundation for generously sponsoring this scholarship, which helps to provide talented students like Aaron with the support, tools and recognition they need to launch successful and creative careers in the music industry. 

Evans has been a pioneer in drumhead design for over 50 years and is a committed supporter and advocate of music education.

To learn more about the full line of Evans Drumhead products click here.

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(See MI’s website for details on how to apply for this and other scholarships.)
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