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Albert G. Kyle Jr. Memorial Scholarship

The Albert G. Kyle Jr. Memorial Music Scholarship provides one year of private music lesson instruction & materials for students who demonstrate a committment, interest and aptitude in music. We are thrilled to be able to offer this scholarship now in its first year.

Al Kyle was a former parishioner and choir member
at Christ Episcopal Church, as well as a tireless supporter
of music within the life of the parish. Born in Brooklyn,
NY, on September 7th, 1943, Al was a US Navy veteran
and computer programmer for 50 years. We are very
pleased, with the generous support of his family, to announce this scholarship in
the month of his birth.

Scholarship Application

An Application Form for the 2016 scholarship can be downloaded here.
Applicants should familiarise themselves with the accompanying letter which can be downloaded here.

2016 Albert G. Kyle Jr. Memorial Scholarship Recipients

Please take a moment and get to know three outstanding individuals from the CCSArts family, who demonstrate aptitude, commitment and love of music. In particular, we would like to thank the families who have sacrificed, and struggled, while continuing to support their child in the Arts.

Christ Church School of the Arts is very proud to present, the recipients of the 2016 Al Kyle Music Scholarship.

Fredarikah Mechealyea
Karen Ha
Luc-Henry Portes


  • Fredarikah Mechealyea

    My name is Fredarikah. I am 12 years old and I live in Norwich. I study the viola and ballet. I go to the Dual Language and Arts Magnet School in Waterford and I read a LOT. I am very lucky and I am excited to see what I can accomplish in the next year. Many, many thanks to the Kyle Family and the Christ Church Community. Fredarikah.

  • Karen Ha

    My name is Karen Ha and I am one of the lucky winners of the Albert G. Kyle Memorial Scholarship. I feel so honored to be awarded the scholarship out of all of the other students. Currently, I am thirteen years old and an eighth grader at Kelly Middle School. My hobbies are reading and making arts and crafts. My grades in school are superb. I am also very pleased that I can continue my studies in the musical arts. I am certain that music will help me develop in more ways than I can imagine in the near future.

  • Luc-Henry Portes

    My name is Luc-Henry Portes. I am 17 and a senior at Norwich Free Academy. I am a part of NFA’s chamber choir and ambassadors. I have been singing since elementary school up to high school. I would like to be able to sing for others with enough courage to sing to my full potential. I am passionate about singing and I want to be able to display confidence with my singing. I am planning on going to college for veterinary sciences. I am a member of the track team and take part in school plays. I also have done projects with Project Outreach.

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