Members of the School of Music and Dance's Angelina Ballerina 2 class perform 'Wouldn't It Be Nice?' at the school's Ballet and Angelina Ballerina Recital at the Chandos Pattison Auditorium on June 19.

Twenty years’ worth of scholarships

Guildford School of Music and Dance celebrates 20 years with scholarships for students.

  • Jun. 30, 2016 4:00 p.m.

Guildford School of Music and Dance has celebrated 20 years of teaching by awarding $20,000 of scholarships to its students.

Starting from humble beginning of 40 students in 1995, the schools have served more than 15,000 students, and have grown to be one of the  largest music and dance teaching schools in the province.

Students were chosen for scholarships based on essays they submitted telling what music or dance meant to them and how it enriched their lives.

“We wanted to express our thanks in a tangible way to the people that helped us reach this milestone,” said school director Valerie Beckford.

The school also has locations in Walnut Grove and White Rock.

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