Rockwall Music Teachers Association accepting Glynda King Scholarship applications

ROCKWALL, TX (May 23, 2023) Applications are now being accepted for the Rockwall Music Teachers Association’s Glynda King Music Education Scholarship.

The scholarship was created in honor of Glynda King – a beloved piano teacher, friend, community pianist and RMTA member, who passed away in August of 2021 after battling pancreatic cancer.

Scholarships shall be awarded to deserving students who demonstrate excellence and accomplishment in their piano studies, high academic achievement, and ongoing service within their church and Rockwall community. Scholarships are awarded in denominations from $25-$500. There is no age requirement to apply for a scholarship.

Applications must be submitted by June 15, 2023. 

Students may submit an application here.

Applicants must include three letters of recommendation from 1) their minister; 2) a teacher (private music teacher of school teacher/administrator); and 2) personal character letter.

RMTA is an organization of local music teachers  who strive to promote high standards of music education and performance of both teachers and students. They invite local music teachers to get involved with our group of teachers and student activities. RMTA holds festivals, performance contests, recitals, state theory exams, and scholarship opportunities for students to participate in. Learn more about the RMTA and the Glynda King Scholarship at

RMTA 2022-2023 officers are Trissi Davis, President; Kelle Collins, Vice President; Clarice Elliott, Secretary; and Emily Norris, Treasurer.

Blue Ribbon News staff report, in collaboration with Kelle Collins, Vice President of the Rockwall Music Teachers Association.