Wynonna Judd To Receive 2010 Cecil Scaife Visionary Award
July 29, 2010 at 6:57 AM (PT)
CURB/NASHVILLE artist WYNONNA JUDD is set to receive the CECIL SCAIFE VISIONARY AWARD for 2010 on AUGUST 24th at the CONSERVATION HALL at the TENNESSEE RESIDENCE in NASHVILLE. Governor PHIL BREDESEN and First Lady ANDREA CONTE will host the event, which will honor WY for her countless contributions to the NASHVILLE community and future generations who wish to pursue a career in the music industry.
The invitation-only gala begins at 6:30p (CT). The evening will feature music and tributes from friends and esteemed members of the community, including a proclamation from U.S. Congresswoman MARSHA BLACKBURN. Invitations may be requested by e-mailing NashvilleCelebrates@gmail.com, accompanying a donation of $200. All donations benefit the CECIL SCAIFE MUSIC BUSINESS SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENT for an educational scholarship to be awarded in WYNONNA JUDD’S name.
The CECIL SCAIFE VISIONARY AWARD was founded in the name of the MUSIC ROW pioneer and veteran, who was instrumental in the formation of the music business program that is now known as the MIKE CURB COLLEGE OF ENTERTAINMENT AND MUSIC BUSINESS at BELMONT UNIVERSITY.
LaRAWN SCAIFE RHEA said: “WYNONNA personifies the spirit of this award. She has given so generously of her heart, talent and time to help the next generation realize a better life and better chance at success through her work with youth in our community and students pursuing a career in the music industry. It is a great honor to award The CECIL SCAIFE VISIONARY AWARD to WYNONNA for the many special opportunities that she has made available to students through her special mentorship.”
Previous recipients include industry veteran MIKE CURB (2008) and record producer TONY BROWN (2009).