Sparkasse awards scholarships to particularly gifted students

Press release of 07.05.2022

The fruits of the unique nationwide promotion of talented children and young musicians at the Landesmusikgymnasium Rheinland-Pfalz in Montabaur can be seen in numerous winners. In the past, some students have successfully participated in competitions such as “Jugend musiziert”.

Scholarship holders of the Sparkasse Westerwald-Sieg. (Photo: Wholesale Photography)

Montabaur. In order to support the school in this task, the Sparkasse Westerwald-Sieg provides the school with 6,000 euros per year for scholarships. This money is used to support students who are judged by a panel of subject teachers as particularly deserving of support. The amount of funding is used, for example, to buy an instrument that is urgently needed or to participate in so-called master classes if the parents cannot afford the costs themselves.

Current scholarship recipients are Oliver Bicanic (accordion, own instrument), Finja Fröhlich (flute, new instrument), Magda-Lena Gärtner (flute, new instrument), Philipp Kalter (piano/violin, violin bow), Luise Kaiser (piano, participation in master classes), Miriam Neubüser (piano, participation in master classes), Finn Strackbein (clarinet, new instrument/master classes), Clara Wagner (clarinet, didactic material in master classes).

During a joint meeting at the school, Gabriele Wieland, as first district councilor and deputy district administrator, together with Matthias Richter, event coordinator of the Sparkasse Westerwald-Sieg, took advantage of the opportunity to meet current fellows in person. The headmaster, Dr. Udo Rademacher from Sparkasse Westerwald-Sieg for his generous support which has now lasted 16 years.

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As part of this funding measure, the eight Sparkasse scholarship holders will present themselves to the public on Tuesday, May 24 at 8 p.m. in the context of a classical concert at the Sparkasse Westerwald-Sieg office in Montabaur. Tickets for the concert are available at Sparkasse branches in Montabaur, Wirges, Ransbach-Baumbach, Höhr-Grenzhausen and Neuhäusel for 7 euros. Ticket reservations can be made by e-mail to (PM)

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