Singer Scholarships

Lindsay Keller Memorial Music Scholarship

Lindsay Joiner Keller Memorial
Scholarship Fund

Lindsay Joiner Keller was an extremely talented young woman who had a deep love of music and a passion for sharing it with children. For more than six years, Lindsay worked with JCC, first as the Training Choir Conductor and later as the “voice” for all practice recordings.

As the Training Choir Conductor, it was Lindsay’s smile and enthusiasm that excited the children and it was her unique and fun-loving approach that introduced them to the fundamentals of music theory as well as vocal techniques. For many JCC children, Lindsay was their first introduction to the wonder of music. Lindsay was their guide, their mentor and their role model.

To ensure her love of music continues in the hearts of local children, the family of Lindsay Joiner Keller has established a scholarship in her memory. A scholarship will be awarded from this fund each year to ensure a child who loves to sing is given the opportunity to do so.

Her husband, Steve, wrote, “Lindsay’s biggest desire was to have assurance her life had made a difference, those she touched would be changed for the good.”


Please consider a gift to this scholarship fund, in remembrance of Lindsay.


“It is gratifying the Jacksonville Children’s Chorus program covers so much of what is not available to children in the Duval Public Schools. The children who have an opportunity to participate in your Chorus are very fortunate to have this outstanding musical training available to them. The entire community benefits from your talent and that of the children.”

Dr. Frances B. Kinne, Chancellor Emeritus and Past President, Jacksonville University

“Music is such a valuable part of life. The way it enriches one’s life and encourages creativity, I do not believe anything else can do as much. We in Jacksonville are certainly blessed to have the Jacksonville Children’s Chorus.”

Scott C. Snyder, President, Compass Consulting Group

“Through music and your leadership, these children learn to perform in different languages while experiencing the diversity of an array of world cultures. The understanding they gain will serve them well as they enter adulthood.”

R. Randall Onstead, former President/CEO of Winn-Dixie

“The JCC is more than just a chorus; it is truly a life-changing experience. The Chorus has opened me to new experiences, provided me with once-in-a-lifetime opportunities and helped me discover singing is not just one of my interests but rather a lifelong passion.”

Emma, 17, Touring and Concert Choirs

“Music plays a major role in the full development of a child. Not only does it enrich lives, it also serves as a pathway for students to express themselves and explore new ways to communicate with others. For 20 years, kudos to the JCC for molding the lives of young artists, and I look forward to the next 20 years.”

Tim Cost, President, Jacksonville University