The 2014-2015 winner of the Tommy and Pat Johnson Memorial Scholarship is tubist Tom Idzinski . This scholarship goes to the winner of the Fall placement auditions which take place behind a screen. Tom is the 7th winner of this Award sponsored by the Johnson Family.
Alumnus Andrew McAfee¬†¬†won one of two annual Zildjian scholarships at Indiana University.
In 1979 Craigie Zildjian, now company CEO, initiated a scholarship program targeted at preeminent music schools in the United States, Canada and the UK.
Zildjian provides yearly funding for percussion scholarships at these schools, and in some cases Zildjian has fully endowed scholarships. The program is named in memory of Craigie Zildjian’s grandfather, Avedis Zildjian III.