Jazz musicians get study awards

Flautist Rit Xu and saxophonist Bryan Lawrence de Rozario will receive scholarships from the Jazz Association (Singapore)

Saxophonist Bryan Lawrence de Rozario (left) and flautist Rit Xu (right) will perform at the finale concert of the Lion City Youth Jazz Festival 2019 at the Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre on May 18.
Saxophonist Bryan Lawrence de Rozario (left) and flautist Rit Xu (right) will perform at the finale concert of the Lion City Youth Jazz Festival 2019 at the Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre on May 18. PHOTOS: JAZZ ASSOCIATION (SINGAPORE)

Two budding home-grown musicians have won scholarships from the Jazz Association (Singapore) (Jass) to further their studies in jazz.

Flautist Rit Xu and saxophonist Bryan Lawrence de Rozario, who have been awarded $30,000 and $10,000 respectively, will receive the scholarships at the finale concert of the Lion City Youth Jazz Festival 2019 (LCYJF) at the Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre on May 18.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 09, 2019, with the headline 'Jazz musicians get study awards'. Subscribe