Guitar It Up For Girls is pleased to announce the recipient of the 2012 Guitar It Up for Girls Scholarship.
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Atlanta, GA July 12, 2012 Guitar It Up For Girls is pleased to announce the recipient of the 2012 Guitar It Up for Girls Scholarship. The winner not only received the prestigious title of being the 2012 Guitar It Up for Girls Scholarship winner, but also received a Luna electric guitar from the company and tuition support towards her tuition at the Musicians Institute. All applicants considered for the awards were evaluated on the criteria of demonstrating outstanding musicianship, band performance skills and originality in any musical genre. The scholarship was awarded to a talented and high-achieving female guitarist currently enrolled at Musicians Institute.
The winner, Liangliang Lu, is a student at Musicians Institute. Originally from Qingdao Shi, Shandong, China, she has seven years experience playing pop, rock and blues and is determined to serve as an inspiration for girls and women worldwide who play music. I know that I want to play music everyday in my life, and to be a better musician no matter what, says Lu. With this scholarship, she is one step closer to achieving that dream.
"Musicians Institute is proud to have Guitar it Up for Girls as an important scholarship partner for 2012. This year's scholarship winner, Liangliang Lu, is an exceptional talent and we're excited to support her trajectory as a professional guitarist, musician and role model for female players around the world. Thank you GIUFG for helping to make the dream of music education for talented young women a reality!" - Beth Marlis, VP and staff instructor at Musicians Institute, professional guitarist.
Guitar It Up For Girls was launched by Tara Low to offer guitars and accessories that are made just with girls and young women in mind. Creative, talented, and passionate about music, Tara wanted to create a movement for young girls interested in music that would empower them. Guitar It Up For Girls is not just a store, but the base of a community created to encourage women to challenge themselves and be giving members of society. With this in mind, the Guitar It Up for Girls Scholarship speaks to the commitment that Guitar It Up For Girls has to its musical community and empowering young women. We were so pleased to offer this scholarship to a female guitarist at Musicians Institute. We pride ourselves in encouraging and supporting female guitarists by giving them assistance to pursue their musical goals, states Low.
For more information on Guitar It Up For Girls, including its line of guitars for females and their scholarship program, visit www.guitaritupforgirls.com.
About Guitar It Up For Girls
Guitaritupforgirls.com caters to the musical needs of women rockers of all ages who love to rock and offers the full line of Daisy Rock and Luna guitars. The music-related products offered by GuitarItUpForGirls.com include guitars, amps, music accessories, clothing and even jewelry worn by Avril Lavigne, Pink, Carrie Underwood, Miley Cyrus, Darren Darnborough from True Blood and more.