The Metheny Music Foundation’s scholarship fund is intended to help Lee’s Summit music students of all musical interests and persuasions attend summer music camps of their choice.

The first Metheny Foundation scholarships were awarded in June 2007.

Pictured (L to R) are Michael Pagan, assistant director of jazz studies at the University of Missouri/Kansas City; Bobby Watson, director of jazz studies at UMKC; Ryan Lee and Zachary Sanders, recipients of grants to attend the 2007 UMKC Summer Jazz Camp; Mike Metheny, representing the Foundation; and Jim Widner, camp director.
Pat Metheny, age 16, at Lakewood Music Camp near St. Louis, August, 1970.