Recent Donor Exclusive Events
2019 OPENING NIGHT GALA
June 14, 2019
Honoring Jerry Lowenthal’s 50th anniversary at the Music Academy, including a concert curated by Jerry himself and featuring alumni pianists Micah McLaurin, Elizabeth Rowe, Evan Shinners, Orion Weiss, and guest artist Ursula Oppens. Guests were then treated to a festive dinner, a special presentation to Jerry, and a touching encore performance.
ENCORE SOCIETY SUPPER
July 19, 2019
Members of the Academy’s Encore Society enjoyed an al fresco supper in the Frances Holden Encore Society Garden followed by a duet from fellows Connor Rowe (trombone) and Anya Garipoli (harp). Generously supported by corporate sponsor Bartlett, Pringle & Wolf.
THE MUSIC ACADEMY AT THE RED PIANO
November 15, 2018
Classical met rock n’ roll for a one-of-a-kind fundraiser. Guests enjoyed live piano music by The Red Piano’s in-house performer and a pop-up performance by alumnus, Jacopo Giacopuzzi ( ’13). Drinks were served up by a stellar cast of Academy celebrity bartenders. Proceeds support the Music Academy and its Community Access Fund.
COUNCIL RECITAL: "SOIRÉE POUR CAMILLE"
February 10, 2018
Camille Saint-Saëns’ recently discovered Sonata No. 3 for cello and piano was premiered by 2013-14 cello alumna Juliette Herlin and 2014 piano alumnus Kevin Ahfat. The French-themed evening included works by Poulenc, Debussy, and Fauré.
HIND HALL GRAND OPENING & RIBBON CUTTING
July 14, 2017
Valued investors in the Music Academy’s Renaissance Campaign experienced a milestone moment which marked the completion of the Academy’s long-term campus renovation masterplan. The world premiere of a brass fanfare performed by Academy fellows, written by guest artist Matthew Aucoin, opened the festivities.