Sun. Feb 5th, 2023

Rocky Ridge Music is honored to announce the institution of the Keith and Jackie Stephenson Memorial Music Scholarship Fund, made attainable by a beneficiant reward from David, Robert, and Shelley Stephenson in reminiscence of their dad and mom.

The Stephensons had been residents of Estes Park for 30 years, and through that interval had been regulars at Rocky Ridge Music concert events and occasions, delighting all with their wit, information of the realm’s historical past, and love of music.

Rocky Ridge Music is a nonprofit middle of music training that gives summer time and year-round programming to musicians of all ages and ranges. The campus sits on the base of Longs Peak on the border of Rocky Mountain Nationwide Park, simply off of Freeway 7 in Colorado.

Steadfast members of the Rocky Ridge neighborhood, the Stephenson household made its mark in some ways—from the Nina Simone cabin constructed by Keith and his sons, to the hand-crafted miniature grand piano duplicate gracing the library within the Hewes-Kirkwood Inn, to letters of help written to assist safe essential grant funding.

As essential as these contributions had been, they represented only a small a part of the lives of generosity and repair that Keith and Jackie led in Colorado and around the globe.

In an announcement concerning the scholarship fund, the Stephenson kids wrote, “Rocky Ridge Music was an integral a part of our dad and mom’ love for his or her Estes Park lives and neighborhood. We’re very joyful to see this love extending past their wealthy lifetimes in a manner that may profit future musicians.”

Rocky Ridge Music is happy that the elder Stephensons’ presence will proceed to be felt at Rocky Ridge by way of the Keith and Jackie Stephenson Scholarship Fund, which is able to assist be certain that youth from all backgrounds have entry to RRM’s summer time applications. To learn extra about Keith and Jackie, please go to the next pages:

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