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Katie Webster Named 22nd Jimmy Lyons Scholar to Berklee

18-year-old Seattle saxophonist is the scholarship’s first female recipient

Katie Webster
Katie Webster (Photo: Ingrid Pape-Sheldon Photography)

Katie Webster, an 18-year-old saxophonist from Seattle, has been named the 22nd recipient of the Jimmy Lyons Scholarship to Berklee College of Music. She will receive a four-year, full-tuition award presented in conjunction with the Monterey Jazz Festival. Webster is the first female recipient of the Lyons Award. She will begin her studies in Boston this September.

Previous recipients of the scholarship include Billy Buss, Rushad Eggleston, Milton Fletcher, Jonathan Pinson, Dayna Stephens, and James Williams.

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