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Musicians Institute Scholarship Winner!

We’re proud to announce that the winner of the 2013 Keeping The Blues Alive Musicians Institute (MI) Scholarship is W. Siddharth Srinivasan!

Talented Blues-rock/Funk guitarist and native of Chennai, India, W. Siddharth Srinivasan was chosen by the faculty based on demonstrated need and recognized talent to receive the $3,000 award. Through scholarships like these, Keeping The Blues Alive helps young musicians foster their passions. Click here to watch Joe Bonamassa talk about the importance of inspiring the next generation of Blues artists.

Siddharth made the decision to attend the MI Guitar program because “it is the best music school for contemporary music in the world. I strongly believe the people and opportunities here are something I require at this point in my life. I hope to become a better musician and performer and to learn the skills required to be successful in the music industry.”

Siddharth sees his MI education as an important key to achieving his future dreams of being able to “work extensively with many musicians and focus on the live performance circuit, composing and songwriting, as well as working in the digital domain”.

In addition to the weekly donations we make to schools around the country, we work with post-secondary institutions to make a direct impact in the lives of students who have shown both promise and need through scholarships like this one. We wish Sid the best in becoming the next Blues Rock star and thank him for Keeping The Blues Alive.

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