AKRON — Two brothers have endowed a new prize for Tuesday Musical’s Annual Scholarship Competition.

Richard Zook and Douglas Zook Jr. created the Howard E. Leisinger Viola Prize to honor their maternal grandfather. The scholarship fund is designated for Tuesday Musical and held at Akron Community Foundation.

Douglas lives in Doylestown and Richard in The Netherlands.

Now in its 65th year and hailed as the best in Ohio, Tuesday Musical’s annual competition provides support for talented university students embarking on careers as music educators and performers. The 2020 Scholarship Competition is Saturday, March 21, in Akron. Categories include music education, brass, classical guitar, organ, piano, marimba/classical steel drum, voice, woodwinds and strings.

For more information about Tuesday Musical, visit tuesdaymusical.org.

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