Important news, events, press and media entries relating to Musicians Foundation can all be found below.
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 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 BC@musiciansfoundation.org. 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 recognition of the Musicians Foundation service to musicians (see video above). More on the event and our new Board members below!
The Musicians Foundation is honored to be awarded and chosen by AMP, the Association of Music Producers, to be recipients of a portion of proceeds from their annual creative competition! See the press release below for more details:
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 and promoter Matthew Suhar. We are grateful for the bands providing music for the night: The Smoking Popes, Trapper Schoepp and The Shades, The Blind Venetians Reunion, Tim Jones, Courtney Kaiser, and friends as well as for the “Fans of Suhar” for organizing the event and Double Door for providing the venue space. How fitting for professional musicians to be helping professional musicians!
We look forward to being there, to join in the celebration, and take part in the opportunity to share our cause.
Won’t you join us?
You can purchase tickets for $25.00 here: http://doubledoor.com/events/the-smoking-popes/
Please be sure to share the event with friends and family in the Chicago area here: https://www.facebook.com/events/573695316102077/permalink/586966018108340/
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 NY Times published an article highlighting some of the wonderful work Ms. Stern did during her lifetime: http://nyti.ms/1OCOqTq.