There are several upcoming concerts to benefit the Wilson Scholarship Fund of Berks County Community Foundation.

 

Saturday, February 22, 2020, 2 p.m. | Yocum Institute for Arts Education, 3000 Penn Ave, West Lawn PA 19609

A Boscov’s BerksJazzFest pre-concert featuring Paris Washboard, a quartet of clarinetist, trombonist, pianist and washboard player featuring New Orleans Dixieland music straight from Paris, France. Only known regional appearance in 2019, 2020 and 2021.

Tickets at the Yocum Institute or at the door: $20.  Ticket proceeds will be split 50/50 between Yocum and the Wilson Scholarship Fund.

 

Saturday, March 28, 2020, 2 p.m. | Yocum Institute for Arts Education, 3000 Penn Ave, West Lawn PA 19609

A Boscov’s BerksJazzFest pre-concert featuring:

  • First set- Roaring 20s Vintage Orchestra featuring danceable tunes from the 1920s in 78 rpm record stylings.
  • Second set- Ben Mauger’s Vintage Jazz Band presenting hot solos and driving sextet improvisations of traditional jazz standards.

Tickets at the Yocum Institute or at the door: $20.  Ticket proceeds will be split 50/50 between Yocum and the Wilson Scholarship Fund.

 

Saturday, March 28, 2020, 7-9 p.m. | Circle S Ranch House Restaurant, 2738 Penn Ave, West Lawn PA 19609

Ben Mauger’s Vintage Jazz Quartet plays traditional jazz in the Old West dining room and dessert location popular since 1973.

Donations to the Wilson Scholarship Fund suggested. Food purchases required in lieu of a music cover charge.

 

If you have questions, contact Gary Coller at 610-678-5690.

The Wilson Scholarship Fund has awarded $251,900 in scholarships since 1999.

Hassan K. Richardson, a 2014 scholarship recipient, says this about the Wilson Scholarship Fund:

When you invest in our futures, it turns on a guiding light to our future making it possible for us to become role models for those who follow. Thank you to all the scholarship donors.