Our Intern Class of 2019!

We had 20-interns total! 

Add to Cart
Intern Details

Intern Adoption Overview

You provide powerful support to the Tidewater Winds Education Initiative by underwriting a student intern experience with the Winds. Your donation offers mentor opportunities with our professional musicians, Master Class sessions, performance support and a powerful experience for our young students. This past year, 20 high-school and college interns were chosen to enhance our summer concert series and we thank you for your support! 

In addition to the pledge per student, our Education Opportunities are made possible with the support of an aditional $2,500 gift. This provides additional opportunities such as Gust Speakers, Arts Administration and Business Iniatatives and student outings. We are pleased to have received a $1,000 grant from the Norfolk Kiwanis Club to help support this 2020 initiative! THANK YOU NORFOLK KIWANIS CLUB!

1. $250 Adoption Pledge

2. Receive information about your student

3. Visit your student after concerts

4. Receive updates, messages and a final thank you note for your support

5. Sit in on the Master Class

6. Visit at our final end of season event

Your suppport went a long way to ensure our students success in music!

Thank you! 

Adopt And Intern
and Support Education

Perhaps the most poerful music education program in Hampton Roads, Tidewater Winds Student Musician Interns experience the full professional summer concert experience working side-by-side with our professional musicians. This opportunity provides selected high school students with a professional mentor, master classes and lessons while performing the summer repertoire in our concert settings. ​Your gift of $250 helps support one intern reach these goals and maintains the high standards of this program.  Help a student reach their dreams and support us today! 
Adoption Sheet
Intern Flyer
Congratulations to Dylan Reyas, our 2019 Intern Scholarship Winner​​​​​!​
Dylan Reyes is a High School Senior at Princess Anne and plays French Horn, Composes and Arranges (his music was featured at the VMEA “Composition Festival”) has performed with the Winds for two seasons. He is headed to college to major in music education. 
Congratulations to Shelby Worst, our 2018 Tidewater Winds Intern Scholarship Winner
Shelby is a music major and student at the University of South Carolina, Columbia
Thank you to our Education Donors!
It takes powerful donors to help maintain Tidewater Winds and all of our programs. We thank you all and especially Lieutenant-Colonel Poehlmann and his wife, Mrs. Suzanne Judd present a $250 check to the Executive Director and Music Director of Tidewater Winds Concert Band for their ‘Adopt and Intern Program,” during the free concert performed by the Tidewater Concert at Norfolk Collegiate School on Sunday July 29, 2018 in Norfolk, VA

Pictured Left to Right
Lieutenant-Colonel Greg Poehlmann (Canadian Army at ACT HQ), his wife Mrs. Suzanne Judd, Mr. Nathan Coffman (Trumpet Intern), Mr. John Brewington (Music Director for the Tidewater Winds Concert Band) and Mr. Michael Williams (Executive Director for the Tidewater Winds Concert Band)

“Your musical gifts to the community are only embellished by the education you provide to young people and the appreciation you offer to the US Military and its allies!”
Lieutenant-Colonel Greg Poehlmann, Canadian Army