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Cheryl Roebuck Memorial Music Scholarship

The Cheryl Roebuck Memorial Music Scholarship

This is an annual scholarship in memory of Cheryl Roebuck, a dedicated music teacher, accomplished musician, and tireless contributor to the civic life of Garden Court. 

The scholarship is intended to supplement the musical development of qualified music students who live or attend school within Garden Court boundaries.  One or more awards up to a sum of $1,000 will be available annually. Click here for more details. 




2021-2022 Winner of a $500 Scholarship (reduced amount due to no Progressive Dinner Fundraiser in 2020 or 2021)......Aviva Bock

Aviva Bock, violinist, is currently 18 years old and attending the High School for Creative and Performing Arts, where she participates in the school’s full orchestra, string orchestra, and chamber groups.  will be attending the Eastman School of Music at the University of Rochester in the fall of 2021.

Aviva began the violin when she was five years old.  She has participated in the Musicopia Youth Orchestra, Philadelphia Young Musicians Orchestra, the Philadelphia Young Artists Orchestra, and is now a member of the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra.  Aviva also participates in the All-City High Orchestra every year, where she is concertmaster.  In addition, Aviva has participated in Pennsylvania Music Educators Association festivals on the district and regional levels. She also regularly performs with the Center City Chamber Orchestra.

Aviva became a Philadelphia Orchestra All-City Fellow in her sophomore year, which allowed her to begin studying with Philadelphia Orchestra member Kimberly Fisher.  Previously Aviva received the Cheryl Roebuck Memorial Music Scholarship Award, which helped her attend Kinhaven Music School the summer before her junior year.  At the beginning of her Junior year, Aviva became a PMAY Artist. Aviva is an avid participant of Project 440’s student programs, particularly the Youth Advocacy Council and its student-run series, “Music in Color”.  Aviva plans to perform as a professional musician, while also advocating for diversity and representation in music.  (Posted May, 2021)

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