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Music Education

G.L.A.M., Inc. hosts its music scholarship competition annually in June.  Each year, the Scholarship Committee searches for talented high school music students to compete in instrumental and/or vocal categories. Selected music may be from the following genres:

  • Classical

  • Musical Theater

  • Jazz

  • Pop

Applications can be COMPLETED ONLINE by clicking "Sign Up Now" on the link below. The current application fee is $10.00, which must be submitted along with the application.

NANM National Scholarship Competition

Music students between the ages of 18 and 30 are eligible to compete in The National Association of Negro Musicians (NANM) National Scholarship Competition, which is held annually in July and concentrates each year on one of the following disciplines:  

  • Voice

  • Piano/Organ/Percussion

  • Brass/Winds

  • Strings

Additional information can be found at

Annual High School Music Scholarship Competition

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Spotlight on 

In December, we showcase our students at our annual Spotlight on Youth Program.  The program includes high school students, college students, and often those who are performing professionally.

The participants look forward to seeing each other perform and the G.L.A.M., Inc. provides an honorarium to each participant, and the afternoon ends with a reception hosted by the branch.

Often the musicians perform in ensembles or accompany each other in their pieces,  though many did not know one another when they first entered our program. Consequently, enduring friendships have developed and flourished for years.

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Spot Light On Youth


Each November, G.L.A.M., Inc. memorializes members, current or former national officers, and musicians of national and international repute. This service also allows individuals to remember deceased family, friends, teachers, and loved ones by listing their names in the memorial program. 


Black History

Each February, during Black History Month, G.L.A.M., Inc. 

produces a program that displays the talents of vocalists, choral groups, orators, dancers, and instrumentalists.  This program always includes information about the Origin of Spirituals, and other important genres like Blues, Jazz, Latin Rhythms, and music forms that arose during the past 150 years and have roots in  Africa and the black American experience. 

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