In a career that spans more than four decades, Dr. B.C. Vermeersch has achieved recognition as an arts and music educator in both the public and private sector. He is also a producer of public programs and concerts and a trusted administrator of non-profit and philanthropic groups. He was Director of Greenwich House Music School for over twenty-five years and has served as the Executive Director of the Musicians Foundation since 1996. He holds Bachelors and Master’s degrees from Wayne State University, Detroit, and a Ph.D. from the University of California at Santa Cruz. He also earned a Certificate from the Columbia University Institute for Not-for-Profit Management. He was born and raised on Detroit’s East Side.
Director of Outreach
Jeremy joined the Musicians Foundation team in 2017. He manages the application and works with applicants, directs the Foundation’s online presence, coordinates fundraisers and partnerships, and assists in operational planning and programming. Jeremy has extensive experience as a musician, having performed throughout the world and held positions on Broadway shows and in symphony orchestras. He also owns and operates a woodworking studio in Brooklyn. Jeremy grew up in Nashville, Tennessee and received a Bachelor of Music degree from Northwestern University.
Donor Relations Coordinator
Since joining the Foundation in 2020, Henry has coordinated the organization’s individual giving and currently oversees the ongoing effort to develop a major gifts program. He also assists with development strategy and corporate grant writing. Prior to working at the Foundation, Henry worked as a teacher at schools in New York and San Francisco and as a university development associate. He studied at the University of Chicago and Yale Divinity School.