Viva Scholarship Student News

Viva scholarship winner, double bass player Joshua Chavez from Guadalajara is now studying for his Masterís degree at Dresden University in Germany. He is doing very well and has auditioned for and won a position as a substitute in the Dresden Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra.


Another Viva scholarship winner, cellist, composer and teacher Eduardo Garcia from San Antonio Tlayacapan, who started the Ukelele group here, has obtained approval as a permanent resident of Canada and plans to study Music Composition at the University of Toronto.


Areli Medeles from Ajijic has commenced a master's degree program in Puebla while continuing to be lead cellist in the Zapopan Symphony Orchestra. She teaches at CREM-Ajijic Music School and is a member of the Janus Quartet.