BioSci major wins Jazz Scholarship

Ryan Salisbury, a young guitarist from the North Hills, is the recipient of the 2016 Pitt-BNY Mellon Jazz Scholarship.Ryan SalisburyRyan Salisbury

Salisbury, 20, is a junior at the University of Pittsburgh, where he carries a double major of biological sciences and music. He won the $5,000 academic scholarship based on a recording of jazz standards he submitted to a judging panel composed of members of the Pitt Jazz Studies Program faculty. Funded by Pitt’s Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences and BNY Mellon, the award is given annually to a current or incoming Pitt music student.

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