Ruth Kreuser Music Scholarship

The Wisconsin Federation of Music Clubs Ruth Kreuser Music Scholarship application is available to a qualified student. (see below)

The Kreuser Music Scholarship is a $500 award designed specifically for students between 12 to 18 years of age where circumstances finds them ineligible to apply for any other WFMC sponsored scholarships, grants, or monetary awards during the current school year.  This award is competitive and intended to go toward an accomplished student who desires to use the scholarship money to further his or her musical education.  Please note that students who receive monetary awards through Junior Composer Summer Programs are also eligible for the Kreuser Music Scholarship. This award cannot be received more than one time.

The WFMC announces that the 2018 Ruth Kreuser Music Scholarship is awarded to Emily Mettner, student of Haylee Lytle (Band Director in the Barron Area School District) and a member of the Barron Federated Music Club in Barron.  Emily is a Barron High School senior and has been accepted to UW-Eau Claire in order to pursue a degree in Music Education, emphasis in choral music.

Emily is active in music having studied voice, saxophone and piano. She is a WSMA Solo and Ensemble seven time state medalist as well as a honor choir and band member. Emily is a member of NHS and the Red Cedar Communiversity Choir as well as a volunteer in her school and community.

Pictured below is Emily and WFMC State President, Heidi.

Congratulations to Emily from the WFMC!

2017 Recipient, Michael Zelinski  Article