Music Makes a Difference

Music Makes a Difference Award 2020

Each year The Horn Section recognizes a graduating BSYO senior who has best served the community through the medium of music. The winner(s) receives $500 for his or her college education from The Horn Section.



To recognize students who serve their community by sharing their musical abilities with others for the enrichment of the human spirit.


Students will submit an essay not to exceed two pages typed, single spaced 12 point font with normal margins. The essay should explain when, why and how they started their musical community service activities. The essay should include examples of how their community service in music has made a difference in the lives of others.

Students will submit a letter of recommendation from a director or

administrator of the organization(s) served.


Application Deadlines:


Students should submit all documents no later than 

March 31, 2020 to the BSYO office. Documents may be submitted by hard copy or by email to The award will be presented at the May 3, 2020 concert.

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