Queenstown music school Turn Up The Music’s awarded three in augural scholarships to the tune of up to $2500 each.

The recipients are, from left, violinist Rina Nakazawa, 9, singer-songwriter Taylah Miller,  11, and guitarist Kai Mewburn, 11, who all attend Queenstown Primary.

‘‘Their teachers are really impressed with how quickly they’re learning and how passionate they are about learning,’’ Turn Up The Music GM Tiffany Bindon says.

The scholarships will cover their tuition fees this year.

‘‘We’re trying to find opportunities for them to perform in public,’’ Bindon says.