West End United Methodist Church

The Don Marler Scholarship was created in honor of Music Minister Emeritus Don Marler's 36 years of service to West End United Methodist Church and is awarded to a promising young musician who is dedicating his or her life to excellence in church music.

Past scholarship application winners

  • 2011 ♦ Kevin Neel ♦ Indiana University
  • 2012 ♦ Filippa Mackenzie Duke ♦ University of Kansas
  • 2013 ♦ Christopher Lynch ♦ Indiana University
  • 2014 ♦ Daniel Harrison ♦ Indiana University
  • 2015 ♦ Brian Schoettler ♦ Eastman School of Music
  • 2016 ♦ Lucas Fletcher ♦ Indiana University
  • 2017 ♦ Carolyn Craig ♦ Indiana University
  • 2018 ♦ Holden Caanan Miller ♦ St. Olaf College
  • 2019 ♦ Rob Hobgood ♦ Westminster Choir College

Due to current circumstances with the Covid-19 Pandemic, we are postponing the Don Marler Scholarship award until 2021.  Please check back after the first of the new year. Thank you!