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KMFA Classical 89.5 is honored to extend its partnership with The Hispanic Alliance by offering Austin Soundwaves violinists the opportunity to apply for use of the KMFA Violin, a finely handcrafted replica of a 1742 Giuseppe Guarneri del Gesu violin handcrafted by William Townsend and donated by The Amati Foundation, which believes that access to exceptional instruments helps to make exceptional musicians. The next application deadline will be in spring of 2021.  Current and Past recipients are: 

Analicia Arriaga: June 2019 - May 2021

Samuel Olmos: June 2017 - May 2019

Monica Balleza: June 2015 - May 2017

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In 250 words or less, tell us a little bit about yourself, your musical experiences and interests, and why you would be a great candidate to use the KMFA Violin.