Al Bruno Memorial Country Guitar Scholarship Announced!


Al Bruno

Musicians Institute and The Musicians Foundation are proud to announce the creation of a new scholarship to honor the memory, exceptional talent and legendary artistic career of MI’s first-ever Country Guitar faculty member Al Bruno.  

Al Bruno was a 10-time Winner of the Academy of Country Music Guitar Player of the Year and was the recipient of the California Country Music Assoc. Living Legend Award.


The Al Bruno Memorial Country Guitar scholarship will be awarded to a newly enrolling student in the Guitar Program at Musicians Institute for Spring 2016, who performs in the Country, Country/Pop and Bluegrass genres.  

CLICK HERE for complete scholarship details and application form.

Young Al

Al’s highly successful career spanned multiple mediums, such as TV (Dick Clark’s American Bandstand Show), recording studio (sessions for Merle Haggard, Glen Campbell, Buck Owens, Bobbi GentryTayna TuckerCharlie Rich, Lefty Frizzell, Henry Mancini Orchestra,  Tammy Wynette, George Jones, Johnny Paycheck, Charlie Rich et al) and touring (Conway Twitty, and others).

With Conway Twitty
With Conway Twitty

Here is a clip of Al performing in 2001:

Al Bruno



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