Tualatin Valley Community Band
Tualatin Valley Community Band

Recipients of the Doug Saxton Memorial Scholarship

On April 16, 2018, the Tualatin Valley Community Band Board of Directors announced the winners of the 2018 Doug Saxton Memorial Scholarship. This year, two outstanding high school seniors were chosen by the scholarship committee.


Hugh Finnerty
Hugh Finnerty
Trumpet
Riverdale High School, OR

Hugh played trumpet with the TVCB for several years. He has played with the award-winning Tigard High School Marching Band, the Portland Youth Jazz Orchestra, and the Riverdale High School Jazz Band.

Hugh intends to major in Mechanical Engineering at Oregon State University next fall, possibly with a music minor, but will certainly be involved with the music program in college.


Chris Wise
Christopher Wise
Baritone Sax
Tigard High School, OR

Chris has played baritone saxophone with the TVCB for many years. He has played with the Tigard High School Wind Ensemble, and plays bass in a student band.

Chris intends to major in Mechanical Engineering at Oregon State University next fall, and participate in a classical college musical group. He hopes to work for Boeing in aerospace and aeronautical engineering.