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2017 Appeal Letter

December 12, 2017

The Musicians Foundation recently sent out its 2017 end of year appeals letter written by Cipa and Misha Dichter, two wonderful members of our advisory council. Please see letter below. We are grateful for your continued support!

This fall, the Musicians Foundation was honored by the support of  Rooftop Theatre Collaborative, who generously donated 20% of the proceeds from their October production of the musical “Tick, Tick… BOOM!” to the Foundation.  Rooftop, a non-profit theatre group from Trenton, NJ, donates a fifth of the revenue from every show they produce to charity, […]

We are so excited to announce the upcoming Centennial Celebration event that Mildred Forrell and Bess Steiger will be hosting for us. Please stay tuned for pictures to come on our website!

We celebrated a century of giving back to the people who make the music — our shared source of joy, inspiration and artistry on October 26th, 2014. It was Hosted by Eleanor Korman, Patricia Paz & The Board of Directors of the Musicians Foundation. The Musical Program was performed by Michiyo Morikawa, piano; Nelly Rocha, […]

One hundred years ago, a group of musical luminaries who were members of The Bohemians — a club that included Arturo Toscanini, Sergei Rachmaninoff, Pablo Casals and Jascha Heifetz — recognized the critical need to provide emergency financial relief to musicians in distress. In doing so, these socially engaged artists helped pioneer the course of […]

2014 Annual Appeal

December 12, 2014

Dear Friend of Music, Brooks Kerr, the extraordinary jazz pianist who needed help from the Musicians Foundation during a serious health crisis, said it better than we ever could, “It is not what happens to you in life, rather it is the recovery that really counts.” That is why we work so hard. Because of your […]

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