Category Archives: DIVA founder Stanley Kay

Now Available! Special Kay

Special Kay, our first “all-original” recording, featuring the hard-swinging, joyful, and poignant compositions of our founder and creative force, Stanley Kay, is now available. Visit the CD page to order!

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2016 Stanley Kay Scholarship winner Nick Kepron

The winner of the 2016 Stanley Kay Scholarship is Nick Kepron. Nick will be attending the Daniel Glass New York Jazz Intensive Drummers Collective workshop. Congratulations, Nick!

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2016 SK Scholarship summer camp options

Know a promising young drummer? Are YOU a promising young drummer? The Stanley Kay Scholarship offers drummers between the ages of 15-22 an opportunity to attend COTA CampJazz or the Daniel Glass New York Jazz Intensive. Visit the Scholarship page … Continue reading

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Apply for the 2016 Stanley Kay Scholarship

Applications are now open for the 2016 Stanley Kay Scholarship. DIVA honors the musical legacy, integrity, creativity and excellence of Stanley Kay through a scholarship, offering an opportunity for a seriously swingin’ drummer between the ages of 15—22 to attend … Continue reading

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2015 Stanley Kay Scholarship co-winner Nick Kepron

Nick Kepron is thrilled to be a recipient of the 2015 Stanley Kay Scholarship. Nick, 16, is a drummer, abstract artist, composer and bandleader. An Honors student entering his Junior year at Cherry Hill High School East in Cherry Hill, New Jersey, he has been the drummer, co-leader and … Continue reading

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2015 Stanley Kay Scholarship co-winner Maya Stepansky

Maya Stepansky is greatly honored to receive the 2015 Stanley Kay Scholarship and attend the NYSMF. A 10th grade student at Montclair High School, Maya’s passion for drumming took off at age 9 when she was selected as drum majorette … Continue reading

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2015 Stanley Kay Scholarship winners

Congratulations to Maya Stepansky and Nick Kepron, winners of this year’s Stanley Kay Scholarship. Check back for photos and bios of these two talented young artists. Visit the Stanley Kay Scholarship page for information on the program, how to donate, and … Continue reading

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Mixing Special Kay

Sherrie and master engineer Kent Heckman mixing our upcoming CD Special Kay at Red Rock Recording in Saylorsburg, PA. Recorded live in June, 2014 at Tannery Pond Community Center, it features the compositions of our founder Stanley Kay – our first … Continue reading

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2014 Stanley Kay Scholarship winner Liuba Miranasova

Liuba Miranosava is the winner of the 2014 Stanley Kay Scholarship. She attended COTA CampJazz. Liuba is an honor roll student at Stroudsburg High School. She is a member of the Pocono Youth Orchestra and the Stroudsburg Marching Band. Liuba’s … Continue reading

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Stanley goes to lunch with Dick Cully

Dick Cully has shared some wonderful video of conversation between himself, Stanley, and Brent Proctor. As Dick says, the videos are a rare opportunity to hear “stories you’ve never heard before from a man who knew Mr. Rich better than … Continue reading

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