Jaimes Piano Scholarship

Chaz Fautch in conjunction with K&S Conservatory of Music is pleased to announce the launch of the Jaimes Piano Scholarship. This opportunity provides a renewable scholarship to study with pianist Chaz Fautch on a full-ride scholarship at K&S Conservatory of Music. Read more to find out how  you can apply.









The Jaimes Piano Scholarship is a full-ride award for ages 7-17 to study piano with teacher Chaz Fautch at K&S Conservatory of Music in Woodbury, MN. The scholarship is for one semester of study renwable for up to ten years with an award value of $500-$10,000 beginning fall 2016. Finalists will be asked to attend a brief interview at K&S Conservatory. The K & S studios have been in operation for 26 years providing quality music lessons for all ages and abilities taught by educated, experienced music professionals. More information about Chaz Fautch can be found at www.chazfautch.com.

The scholarship is valued at $500-$10,000 dependent on qualification and renewals. Students must be between the ages of seven and seventeen on September 1 of the upcoming academic year and cannot be a current student of K&S Conservatory of Music or returning student of Chaz Fautch. Interested students may apply by submitting the Jaimes Piano Scholarship application including a 250+ word essay on why the student would like to study piano. Finalists will be asked to attend a brief interview at K&S Conservatory of Music.

Please review the Terms and Conditions for eligibility.

Submission deadline is May 1. Scholarship awards are effective beginning fall of this year.


The Jaimes Piano Scholarship is named after international concert pianist and Professor Emeritus of the University of WI-Milwaukee’s Peck School of the Arts, Judit Jaimes. As a former student of the Curtis Institute, Judit Jaimes studied with Isabelle Vengerova and Rudolf Serkin. She has performed internationally as a soloist, chamber musician and guest performer with orchestras worldwide. Chaz Fautch studied with Judit Jaimes while a student at the University. She was instrumental in his development as a performer and in her honor, he has chosen to name the piano scholarship after her.

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