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The Musicians Foundation recently sent out its 2016 end of year appeals letter written by our long-standing President and dedicated Board Member Hans Tausig. Please see letter below. We are grateful for your continued support!

In response to the massive flooding that took place this past August in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, the Musicians Foundation provided financial aid to local musicians effected by this terrible event. A joint effort by the Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra and multiple charities nationwide resulted in some much needed relief, see below: BRSO Update: BRSO Thank You:

The Musicians Foundation cordially invites you to How The Piano Conquered The World, a benefit event hosted by renowned pianist, author, composer, and critic Stuart Isacoff. Event details are below, please RSVP to the Musicians Foundation by October 15th (212 239 9137) or Thank you!

The Musicians Foundation had a busy few months welcoming new Board members and being honored at an event hosted by the Association of Music Producers (AMP) in May. This marks the beginning of a charitable partnership that raises awareness of our mission. Advisory Council Board Member Bobby Lopez was able to thank AMP via video for its […]

The Musicians Foundation recently sent out our end of year appeals letter written and signed by Advisory Council members Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Bobby Lopez. The Foundation is grateful for your continued support. Feel free to read their wonderful letter below:

  We are honored to be chosen as the recipients for this year’s proceeds raised at the annual benefit concert The Matt Show 2.0 at the legendary indie rock venue Double Door this week on Saturday Oct 3rd 7:00 pm! The event is in celebration of the life of beloved Chicago musician, family man, tour-manager […]

In Memory of Vera Stern

July 24, 2015

On behalf of the Board of Directors of the Musicians Foundation, we express our condolences and deepest sympathies to her extensive family. She served on the Board for over forty years with devotion and a deep sense of caring for the musicians who are our clients. She will be sorely missed. — Hans Tausig, President The […]