Congrats to Maria Marmarou, 2021 Temple University Billy Strayhorn Jazz Education Scholarship Award Recipient

Congratulations to our 2nd time recipient for the 2021 Billy Strayhorn Jazz Education Scholarship Award from the Boyer School of Music and Dance at Temple University, percussionist Maria Marmarou. Maria is a 2018 graduate from Kutztown High School in Pennsylvania. She  studied music with Dr. Willis Rapp. She participated in several all-state and national festivals during her time at Kutztown. Maria is currently studying with Steve Fidyk at Temple. She has performed with the South Philly Big Band, Marcell Bellinger, Mike Boone and saxophonist Tim Warfield. Maria, who will be graduating in 2022, certainly has a bright musical future. We continue to wish her nothing but success.