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, and guest artist Ursula Oppens. Guests were then treated to a festive dinner, a special presentation to Jerry, and a touching encore performance.
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.
ENCORE SOCIETY GARDEN SUPPER
June 28, 2018
Held in special appreciation of the Music Academy’s Encore Society members, guests enjoyed a summery al fresco dinner and private performance by Academy fellows in the Frances Holden Encore Society Garden.
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.