Welcome to the Geoff Richter Performing Arts Award


The Geoff Richter Performing Arts Award Committee announces the availability of a $1,000 Award to a performing arts student. Any student who is currently in his or her junior year is encouraged to apply for the award.


  • Applicants must be students who have attended high school in one of the 8 counties of Western New York State (Erie, Niagara, Genesee, Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Wyoming and Orleans).
  • Applicants must be in their junior year at an accredited institution of higher education anywhere in the United States 
  • Academic programs must lead to a degree or a certificate of completion for the prescribed course of study in performing arts in the disciplines of theater, dance, instrumental music or vocal music.
  • Applicants must maintain a 3.0 GPA.
  • Completed application and supporting documentation must be submitted by January 30th and notification of award winners will be made in Spring



Geoff Richter Performing Arts Award
2640 North Forest Road, Suite 200  | Getzville, NY 14068  |  (716) 204-1133
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