Honor Roll of Giving

Thank you for making a difference.

Curtis nurtures the most remarkable musical talents from around the world in a low-cost environment designed to ensure they thriveOur community is grateful to the many donors and institutional partners whose philanthropic support keeps Curtis running year after year. Your gifts safeguard our legacy and help to ensure our future.   

Gifts to Curtis have an immediate impact on our students as they embark upon their individually tailored, “learn-by-doing” education.

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Email: giving@curtis.edu

Lifetime Giving Society

We extend our deepest gratitude to the generous donors whose cumulative lifetime giving to the Curtis Institute of Music has exceeded $1 million. These individuals and organizations set an inspiring example of leadership and extraordinary philanthropy, and we are grateful for their enduring support.

(This list includes gifts received as of September 12, 2023.)

  • Anonymous

    Mrs. Nina Albert+

    Mr. William A. Albert

    The Allerton Foundation

    The Annenberg Foundation

    Mrs. Evelyn Axelrod+

    Dr. Herbert R. Axelrod+

    Estate of Maryjane Mayhew Barton

    Mrs. Cary William Bok+

    Jill and Sheldon Bonovitz

    Mr. Joseph P. Brinton III+

    William R. Brody and Hyunah Yu Brody

    Estate of Vera D. Bruestle

    J. Mahlon and Elia Buck+

    Mr. + and Mrs. William C. Buck

    Mr. William D. Burns+

    Ernestine Bacon Cairns Trust

    California Community Foundation

    Elaine W. Camarda and A. Morris Williams Jr.

    Fondation Charidu

    Mr. L. Daniel Dannenbaum+ and Ms. Kate Hall

    Demeng Foundation

    Daniel W. Dietrich II Foundation

    William B. Dietrich Foundation

    Estate of Joseph* and Yvonne* Druian

    Mrs. Judith M. Eisner+

    Joseph and Marie Field

    Joseph and Marie Field Foundation

    Mr. Charles C. Freyer and Ms. Judith Durkin Freyer

    Edwin B. Garrigues Foundation

    Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation

    Bruce Jay Gould, M.D.

    Otto Haas Charitable Trust #2

    Edna L. Harkness* Trust

    Rita E. Hauser

    Hauser Foundation

    Mrs. Ruth D. Heller+

    HFGLocust, LP

    Mr. and Mrs. Alan R. Hirsig+

    Karolyn Holler Music Trust

    William and Nina Hollis Foundation

    The Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Foundation

    Estate of Lester Lanin

    Estate of John LaSalandra

    Mr. and Mrs. H. F. Lenfest

    The Lenfest Foundation

    Carol and Howard Lidz

    Lisa and Gie Liem

    Mr. and Mrs. Y. S. Liu

    Sueyun and Gene Locks

    Locks Foundation

    Dr. Avron J. Maletzky+

    Nina Baroness von Maltzahn+

    Nina Maria Arts and Culture Foundation

    James+ and Betty Matarese

    Ms. Sondra Matesky+

    John H. McFadden and Lisa D. Kabnick

    Estate of Kenneth M. McNeil

    John J. Medveckis

    J. J. Medveckis Foundation

    Jeanette Lerman-Neubauer and Joe Neubauer

    Neubauer Family Foundation

    Mr. Shaun F. O’Malley+

    William Penn Foundation

    Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

    Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, a state agency

    Aulana and Bruce Peters

    Pew Charitable Trusts

    Suzanne H. Poole Trust

    The Presser Foundation

    Milton L. Rock+ and Constance Benoliel Rock+

    Mr. Aaron Rosand+

    Mark and Robin Rubenstein

    Estate of H. Shaw Roberts Scholl

    David* and Jane Schwartz Family Trust

    Dorothy Richard Starling Foundation

    Penelope and Thomas Watkins

    Helen F. Whitaker Fund

    Ms. Lillie Lee Winston+

    Jack Wolgin+

    Wyncote Foundation

    * alumnus/alumna          

    + deceased

Centennial Campaign Support

The Curtis Institute of Music recognizes the following leadership supporters of the ongoing Centennial Campaign, who have generously made gifts to support endowment and other capital projects.

(This list includes gifts received through September 12, 2023.)

  • Anonymous 

    Mr. Joseph P. Brinton III*+ 

    William R. Brody and Hyunah Yu Brody 

    Mr.+ and Mrs. William C. Buck

    Mahlon and Elia Buck+

    William D. Burns+ 

    California Community Foundation 

    Estate of Pearl M. Carpel 

    Fondation Charidu 

    Dr. Dorothy del Bueno* 

    Demeng Foundation 

    Daniel W. Dietrich II Foundation 

    William B. Dietrich Foundation 

    Mrs. Judith M. Eisner*+ 

    Joseph and Marie Field 

    Joseph and Marie Field Foundation 

    Deborah M. Fretz 

    Mr. Charles C. Freyer and Ms. Judith Durkin Freyer 

    Edwin B. Garrigues Foundation 

    Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation 

    Bruce J. Gould, M.D.  

    Rita E. Hauser 

    Hauser Foundation 

    Estate of Ruth Duskin Heller 

    Mr. and Mrs. Alan Hirsig+ 

    Karolyn Holler Music Trust 

    William A. Horn, M.D.* 

    The Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Foundation 

    Estate of Zelda Sue Kremer 

    Estate of John LaSalandra 

    HF Lenfest Fund 

    Lisa and Gie Liem 

    David* and Jane Schwartz Family Trust 

    Mr. and Mrs. Y. S. Liu 

    Dr. Avron J. Maletzky+ 

    Nina Maria Arts and Culture Foundation 

    Sondra Matesky+ 

    John H. McFadden and Lisa D. Kabnick 

    Dr. Kenneth M. McNeil*+ 

    Bob and Guna Mundheim

    Richard Neu and Virginia L. Ambrosini

    Estate of Rose Paul 

    Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, a state agency  

    Commonwealth of Pennsylvania 

    Aulana and Bruce Peters 

    The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage 

    The Presser Foundation 

    Mr. John S. Price*+ 

    Martha Rinaldo Trust 

    Mark and Robin Rubenstein 

    Dorothy Richard Starling Foundation 

    Jay H. Tolson 

    U.S. Department of Education 

    Nina Baroness von Maltzahn 

    Penelope and Thomas Watkins 

    William O. Winstead Trust 

    Estate of L. Lee Winston 

    * alumnus/alumna          

    + deceased

Curtis Circles

Curtis Circles recognizes a select group of Curtis’s closest friends and supporters who make the school’s mission possible. Participation in Curtis Circles begins at $1,250 annually and provides an opportunity to be celebrated throughout the year. For more information on qualified giving, please contact us at giving@curtis.edu.

(These lists include gifts received between June 1, 2022 and September 12, 2023.) 

  • Mark and Robin Rubenstein 

    Penelope and Thomas Watkins 

  • Anonymous 

    Joseph and Marie Field 

    Frederick R. Haas and Rafael Gomez 

    Rita E. Hauser 

    HF Lenfest Fund 

    Lisa and Gie Liem 

  • Derek and Sissela Bok 

    Jill and Sheldon Bonovitz 

    Lois and Julian Brodsky 

    Mr. Charles C. Freyer and Ms. Judith Durkin Freyer 

    John H. McFadden and Lisa D. Kabnick 

    Laura and Kenneth Mitchell 

    Cecilia Segawa Seigle 

  • Peter A. Benoliel and Willo Carey 

    Victoria Bok 

    William R. Brody and Hyunah Yu Brody 

    Mr.+ and Mrs. William C. Buck 

    Elaine W. Camarda and A. Morris Williams Jr. 

    CHG Charitable Trust 

    Anthony B. Creamer III 

    Mrs. Mary Darne 

    Gordon and Patricia Fowler 

    Allen R. and Judy Brick Freedman 

    Deborah M. Fretz 

    Mignon and Jim Groch 

    William A. Horn, M.D.* 

    Andrew Jacobs* and Katherine Park 

    Linda E. Johnson 

    Elissa Koljonen* and Roberto Díaz* 

    Mr. and Mrs. Y. S. Liu 

    Cornelia B. and R. Ashbrook McCann 

    Susan and Frank Mechura 

    John J. Medveckis 

    Edward A. Montgomery Jr. 

    William S. Mulherin and Joseph F. Baker 

    Bob and Guna Mundheim 

    Rosalind and Roy Neff

    Richard Neu and Virginia L. Ambrosini

    Mrs. John A. Nyheim 

    Robert and Lynne Pollack 

    Bob and Caro Rock 

    Jay H. Tolson 

    Ms. Betty Whelchel and Mr. Doug Kruse 

    Chiona Xanthopoulou-Schwarz 

    Drs. Nadia and Elias Zerhouni 

  • Anonymous 

    Tobe Amsterdam 

    Ruth T. Baker 

    Louis P. Barbarin and Virginia Barbarin 

    Diane E. Borst and Robert Horowits 

    Ronnie C. Chan 

    Shelly and Scot Fisher 

    Barbara Eberlein and Jerry Wind 

    Ms. Priscilla L. Friedman 

    Mr. and Mrs. Jerome R. Glickman 

    Wayne and Wilhelmina Hardee 

    Marsha Hunter* and Brian K. Johnson 

    Joan and Irwin Jacobs Fund of the Jewish Community Foundation 

    Mimi and Robert Lane 

    Mr. Bruce C. Levy 

    Nancy Maruyama, M.D. 

    James+ and Betty Matarese  

    Sandra Miller* and Wayne Olson 

    Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Peters 

    Judith and James Ritchings 

    Dr. Sevgi B. Rodan 

    Lyn M. Ross 

    Mr. and Mrs. David B. Rubenstein 

    Charles C. and Alison Townsend 

    Zisman Family Foundation 

  • Joyce Arsnow 

    Jim and Janet Averill 

    Mr. and Mrs. Jeffry Benoliel 

    Leslie Benoliel 

    Josephine DiGregorio 

    Ms. Diana D. Duncan 

    Peter and Pamela Freyd 

    Professor Frank F. Furstenberg Jr. 

    Susan and Sherwood “Woody” Goldberg 

    Marcy Gringlas and Joel Greenberg 

    Joan Dolgonos Gross* 

    Andrew Jacobs* and Katherine Park 

    Scott and Yardly Jenkins 

    Mr. and Mrs. Paul R. Judy 

    Dr. Bong S. Lee and Ms. Soyoung Kim 

    Carol and Howard Lidz 

    Sharon and Frank Lorenzo 

    James P. MacElderry and Marilyn S. Fishman 

    James O’Neill and David Rubin 

    Daria and R. Anderson+ Pew 

    Catherine and Michael Radbill 

    Rinaldi Family 

    Renee and Martin Schultz 

    Drs. Peter Scoles and Angela Smith-Scoles 

    Mr. and Mrs. Samuel R. Shipley III 

    Richard and Amanda Smoot 

    Barbara Augusta Teichert 

    Dominique van de Stadt and Octavio Pajaro^ 

    Peggy Wachs 

    Dr. Bettyruth Walter 

    Mr. Robert J. Weiner 

    Carol A. Westphal 

  • Shelly and Terry Adelman 

    Charlotte H. Biddle 

    Coren and Larry Bomback 

    Lois Boyce 

    Mr. and Mrs. James M. Buck III 

    Phil and Meg Cavanaugh  

    Dr. and Mrs. Harris R. Clearfield 

    Peter S. Cressman 

    Marci Generose 

    Deborah and Jonathan Hirtle 

    Ms. Erin Keefe and Mr. Osmo Vänskä 

    Jan and Bob Keefe^ 

    Lawrence and Toba Kerson

    Justin Miller*

    Ms. Andrea Nobil 

    Mr. Chad Shampine and Mr. Jeffrey Ferrell 

    Samuel and Kate Sidewater 

    Harold and Emily Starr^ 

    Mark N. Steinberger and Ann C. Lebowitz 

    Ellen J. Steiner 

    Lawrence Tarlow* 

    Robert Zimet 

    Benjamin E. Zuckerman and Marian Robinson 

  • Miriam and Peter Burwasser 

    Mr. and Mrs. Anthony A. Clifton 

    Dr. Stuart and Carol Cohn 

    Frank and Margery Cooper 

    Sandra and Michael Dean^ 

    Drs. Jonas and Susan Ellenberg 

    Judith and Daniel Francis 

    Mr. and Mrs. Harold J. Friedland 

    Joe and Kathy Gallagher 

    Susan L. Graham 

    Adele Aron Greenspun 

    Kate Hall 

    Mrs. Katie and Mr. Mark Kessler 

    Jim and Jane Knox^ 

    William Lake Leonard 

    Michele Levin* 

    Fran and Leon Levy 

    Allison Nelson Loebbaka* 

    Joan W. Mackie 

    Sandy and David Marshall 

    Joseph and Jeanne McGinn 

    Alan Morrison* 

    Stephanie Shirvan Pious and Charles Pious 

    Mr. and Mrs. Marc Rash 

    Jay and Gretchen Riley 

    Katherine  Rouse 

    Katie and Tony Schaeffer 

    Helen E. Scott 

    Mark Russell Smith* and Ellen Dinwiddie Smith* 

    Patricia* and R.V. “Bud” Stone 

    Mrs. Eva-Maria Tausig 

    Thomas and Patricia Vernon 

    Eloise Wood 

Annual Giving

The Curtis Institute of Music is honored to recognize the following individuals for their generous and loyal support. Thanks to their unwavering philanthropic gifts, Curtis is able to provide a world-class education to its students, offer myriad performances to its audiences, and strengthen the professional endeavors of our young alumni. Thank you to all who continue to make this work possible. For more information on qualified giving, please contact us at giving@curtis.edu.

(These lists include gifts received between June 1, 2022 and September 12, 2023.) 

  • Anonymous 

    Eloise Wood 

    Elise Drake 

    Dr. Frederic and Trudy Honigman 

    Joel D. Beaver 

    Robin J. Bernstein 

    Dr. Samuel A. Bobrow and Maxine G. Blum 

    Dr. Tomas J. Bok and Ms. Florentien de Ruiter 

    Mrs. Michelle Cann* 

    Richard L. Cummins* 

    Dr. and Mrs. David J. Dalton^* 

    Dr. Joan E. DeJean, Ph.D.* 

    Dr. Andrew Drake 

    Sheila Fiekowsky* 

    Mr. and Mrs. William Goldstein 

    Ms. Linda Hanna 

    Mr. Dennis Hummel 

    Laura Jacobson 

    Roger M. Janssen* 

    Ms. Melanie Jessen 

    Katie and Mark 

    Raymond and Carol Kujawa 

    Craig Maynard 

    Robert McDonald* 

    Ms. Elsa Nilsson and Mr. Chuck Ullery 

    Lambert* and Jan Orkis 

    Dr. and Mrs. Joel Porter 

    Mr. and Mrs. Marc Rash 

    Polly W. Riggs 

    Mr. Walter L. Ritter III 

    Shirley and Cecil Smith 

    Gaynor Strickler 

    Jack Sutte* 

    Stewart Watson 

    Steven and Janet Weinberger 

    Jun-Ching Lin* 

    Nancy S. Halpern 

    Peter Zutter 

    Steven Ansell* 

    Yu Cao and Ping Li^ 

    Eli Eban* 

    John J. Givens* 

    Dr. Anne L. Taylor 

    Thomas J. Abrahamson and Rachel M. Bristol 

    Eunice L. and Henry deH. Alexander^ 

    Lindy Barocchi 

    Sheila and Myron Bassman 

    Richard A. Brand 

    Lawrence and Gina Brent 

    Ruth Winter* 

    Mark Cedel*^ 

    Caroline Coade* 

    Polly Cohen 

    Donald Coppersmith 

    Mr. and Mrs. Mark S. Dichter 


    Richard Dupuis 

    Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Edelman 

    Alan and Margreet Francis^ 

    Karen Fulton and John Fulton III 

    Ms. Barbara A. Gold 

    George Groch 

    Jack and Marion Jacobs^ 

    Uschi Joseph* 

    Mr. Jeffrey R. Jowett 

    Rachelle and Ronald Kaiserman 

    Mr. Philip J. Kass 

    Joyce and Sam Krain 

    Anne Silvers and Wynn Lee 

    Jeff Lewis and Mary Ann Rossi 

    Maxine de S. Lewis 

    Cletus P. Lyman 

    Phyllis Melhado 

    Ms. Susan Pierce and Dr. Geoffrey Mills 

    Mr. Arthur E. Newbold IV 

    Susan Odessey 

    Helen Rehl 

    Dr. Rachel Reynolds 

    Walter Schlosser Jr. 

    Mark and Judy Copeland Schulman 

    Mr. Henry Scott and Prof. Yumi N. Scott 

    Ms. Karen Slack-Blackwell and Mr. Thomas Blackwell 

    Mr. Joseph E. Somogyi 

    Mr. and Mrs. Samuel L. Spear 

    Christina L. Sterner and Steve Poses 

    Rick Stout* 

    The Honorable and Mrs. Louis Susman 

Tribute Gifts

Many generous friends of Curtis make their gifts “In memory of” or “In honor of” faculty, alumni, friends, and family. We recognize these thoughtful tributes below.

(This list includes gifts received between June 1, 2023 to September 12, 2023.) 

  • In memory of Dorothy Givens 

    John J. Givens* 

    In memory of Andrea de Lancie 

    Leila Christine Grad, M.D. Charitable Fund 

    In memory of Joseph de Pasquale* 

    Mark Cedel*^ 

    In memory of Rosamonde^ and Orlando*^ Cole 

    Mr. Joseph E. Somogyi 

    In memory of Eloy Jose Diaz* 

    Alyce Diaz 

    in memory of Boris Goldovsky* 

    Wayne A. Behr*, Tenor 

    in memory of Charles Sterne III 

    DeDe and Tony Brown 

    Stephen A. Ehrlich 

    in memory of Dr. Chester E, Smith 

    Mr. Phillip Hesdon 

    in memory of Edward Aldwell 

    Dr. Mark J. Bani 

    in memory of Euphemia Giannini Gregory* 

    Mr. and Mrs. Paul Winter 

    in memory of Henry Augusta Tate 

    Ms. Patricia Stewart 

    in memory of Howard Nevison 

    Mrs. Howard S. Nevison  

    in memory of Jerome Komisarof 

    Ms. Leslie Komisarof 

    in memory of John J. DiLutis* 

    Richard* and Julie King 

    in memory of Mason Jones* 

    Mr. and Mrs. Herbert E. Winslow 

    in memory of Nathan Gershman* 

    Mrs. Alice Quayle Gershman 

    in memory of Obelix 

    Ms. Barbara R. Sonies 

    in memory of Olga Gorelli 

    Ms. Lucy Gorelli 

    in memory of Otto-Werner Mueller 


    in memory of Richard Genovese* 

    Mrs. Toni Genovese* 

    in memory of Robert P. Hauptfuhrer 

    Barbara D. Hauptfuhrer 

    in memory of Rudolf Serkin^ 

    James Adler* and Scott Oaks 

    Mr. Jeffrey Chappell 

    in memory of Szymon Goldberg 

    Sarah Kwak* 


    * alumnus/alumna          

    + deceased        

    ^ Curtis parent

  • In honor of Mark Rubenstein 

    Daisy M. Soros 

    In honor of Lisa C. Liem 

    Eric and Lenora Hume 

    In honor of Barbara Eberlein and Jerry Wind 

    Mr. and Mrs. Laurence N. Weiss 

    In honor of Jonathan Coopersmith 

    Ms. Katie F. Kessler 

    In honor of Mignon Groch 

    George Groch 

    in honor of Cynthia Phillippi* 

    Yaling Phillippi^ 

    in honor of Ellen and Robert Bildersee 

    Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Silverman 

    in honor of Ida Kavafian 

    Eleanor Winslow 

    in honor of in honor of Jack Kessler 

    Mr. and Mrs. Alan H. Katz 

    in honor of in honor of Jack Kessler 

    Abigail W. Katz 

    in honor of Lisa Liem^ 

    Marvin and Cal Banks 

    in honor of Mimi Stillman* 

    Stafford Barkley Wavrek 

    in honor of Sage DeAgro-Ruopp 

    Toni Alperin Goldberg 

    in honor of William and Hyunah Yu Brody 

    Susan and James Weiss 

    in honor of Zhu Wang 

    Ms. Helene H. Layton 


    * alumnus/alumna          

    + deceased        

    ^ Curtis parent

Corporate Partners, Foundations, and Government Support

We deeply appreciate the gifts from the following corporations, organizations, foundations, and government agencies. Their generosity supports the financial health and vibrancy of programs essential to the Curtis Institute of Music.

(This list includes gifts received between June 1, 2022  and September 12, 2023.) 

  • Joseph and Marie Field Foundation 

    Hauser Foundation 

    The Principal Financial Group 

    The Edwin B. Garrigues Foundation 

    Wyncote Foundation 

  • Cairns Ernestine Bacon Trust 

    Dorothy Richard Starling Foundation 

    Julian A. and Lois G. Brodsky Foundation 

    National Philanthropic Trust 

    CHG Charitable Trust 

    Bessemer Trust 

    Syde Hurdus Foundation, Inc. 

    Pennsylvania Tourism Office 

    Harold and Helene Schonberg Pianist Scholarship Trust 

    Zerhouni Family Foundation 

  • Educational Opportunities, Inc. 

    Robert Carwithen Music Foundation 

    Friends of the Wanamaker Organ 

    Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. 

    Elliott-Lewis Corporation 

    Janney Montgomery Scott Inc. 

    Jephson Educational Trusts 

    Jewish Community Foundation of San Diego 

    Landes Family Foundation 

    Leo Model Foundation 

    Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, a state agency 

    Suzanne F. Roberts Cultural Development Fund 

    Samson Foundation 

    The U.S. Charitable Gift Trust 

    W.M. Keck Foundation 

    Zisman Family Foundation 

  • Connelly Foundation 

    Council for Canadian-American Relations 

    Crewcial Partners LLC 

    JKG Florida Business Corp  

    Marguerite Festorazzi Trust 

    Nyheim Family Foundation 

    Musical Fund Society of Philadelphia 

    PNC Bank Foundation 

    Peggy and Ellis Wachs Family Foundation

  • Jackson National Life Insurance Company 

    Rinaldi Family, Jacobs Music 

    Selma Ankist Family Trust 

    The Presser Foundation 

    Sidewater Family Foundation, Inc. 

  • BlackBaud Giving Fund 

    Catherine R. and Anthony A. Clifton Foundation 

    Ernst & Elfriede Frank Foundation 

    Harold and Elaine Friedland Foundation 

    Haverford Trust 

    John A. and Catherine M. Koten Foundation 

    The McCausland Foundation 

    Nutmeg Container Corporation 

    Rittenhouse Foundation 

    United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey 

  • AAE 


    Amaranth Foundation 

    AmazonSmile Foundation 

    American Endowment Foundation 

    Borowsky Family Fund of The Philadelphia Foundation 

    Catherwood Family Fund at The Philadelphia Foundation 

    Charities Aid Foundation of America C/O CyberGrants 

    Charlotte and William Hinson Charitable Foundation 

    Curtis Institute of Music 

    DDK Foundation 

    Dynamic Duo Charitable Trust of Morgan Stanley 

    Erwin L. Greenberg Charitable Foundation 


    Fannie Rubinstein & Frederick Goldman Memorial Fund 

    Foundation for Endodontics 

    Graham Partners, Inc. 

    GTA Partners, LLC. 

    Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia 

    Main Line Reform Temple, Beth Elohim 

    Merrill Lynch & Company 

    Network For Good 

    Paul Soros Family Trust 

    Performing Arts Foundation 

    Rorer Foundation 

    Samuel P. Mandell Foundation 

    The Benevity Community Impact Fund 

    The Bramen Weissman Family Fund of Schwab Charitable 

    The Honickman Foundation 

    The Jules G. Greenberg And Joan L. Greenberg Revocable Trust 

    The Philadelphia Foundation 

    Ty Ink Promotions 

    William Goldman Foundation 

    Zunz Family Fund of the Jewish Communal Fund 

Curtis Collections

We are ever grateful to the following donors who have contributed an instrument or other material gift to Curtis’s collections.

(This list includes gifts received between June 1, 2023 and September 12, 2023.) 

  • Bonnie Asher 

    CHG Charitable Trust 

    Alyce Diaz, in honor of Eloy Jose Diaz* 

    Carol and Howard Lidz 

    Heide I. Rice 

    Shirlee S. Schachtel* 

    Arnold Steinhardt* 

Founder’s Society

Following in the visionary and extraordinary footsteps of Mary Louise Curtis Bok, the Founder’s Society honors all who have included the Curtis Institute of Music as a beneficiary under their wills, trusts, life-insurance policies, retirement plans, and other estate-planning arrangements. Curtis greatly appreciates their forward-thinking commitment to Curtis.

(List complete as of September 12, 2023.) 

  • Anonymous (6) 

    Carolyn Stanford Adams* 

    James R. Adler* 

    Nina+ and William A. Albert 

    Tobe Amsterdam 

    Charles A. Armitage* 

    Audrey Axinn* 

    Eileen M. Baird+ 

    Edith W. Barnes 

    Joanne DiMaria Bates* 

    Frank S. Bayley+ 

    Joel D. Beaver 

    Peter A. Benoliel 

    George R. Bernato, Ph.D. 

    Charlotte H. Biddle 

    Dr. Claire Boasi 

    Blair J. Bollinger* 

    Jill and Sheldon Bonovitz 

    Edwin H.+ and Joyce M. Bowers 

    David E. Brinson 

    Steven and Colleen Brooks 

    Anthony J. Brown 

    Louis M. Brown+ 

    Andrew D. Brownstein 

    Norman Carol* 

    Robert J. Carwithen*+ 

    Mark Cedel* 

    Anthony P. Checchia* 

    Dr. and Mrs. Harris R. Clearfield 

    Patricia Conway 

    James and Cynthia Cook 

    Margaret S. Cooke 

    Peter S. Cressman 

    Julie P. Curson 

    Miles* and Susan Davis 

    Susan D. DeCamp 

    Joan DeJean 

    Roberto Díaz* 

    Evan and Mary Ann Dunnell 

    Bernard L. Edelstein+ 

    Stephen* and Mrs. Josephine Edwards 

    Frederick and Barbara+ Engstrom 

    Anne C. Ewers 

    1. Rowe+ and Anne T. Fesperman

    Bayard R. Fiechter 

    Beverly Werner Freeman 

    Marie E. Frey 

    Mr. Charles C. Freyer and Ms. Judith Durkin Freyer 

    Edith Evans Frumin* 

    Dinah F. Fulton 

    Andrew G. Geoghegan 

    George W. Gephart Jr. 

    Elizabeth P. Glendinning+ 

    Barbara A. Gold*, in honor of Eleanor B. Sokoloff *^+ 

    Rachel Bok Goldman 

    Dr. Harriet Goodman^ 

    Bruce Jay Gould, M.D. 

    Gary* and Naomi+ Graffman 

    Adele H. Gray 

    Daron Aric Hagen* 

    Nancy S. Halpern 

    Daniel Hansburg, Esq., in honor of Rudolf ^+ and Peter *+ Serkin 

    Laura C. Hart 

    Helene Hathaway Layton 

    Carol A. Hauptfuhrer 

    Rita E. and Gustave M.+ Hauser 

    Mr. and Mrs. Bernard G.+ Heinzen 

    Alan and Nancy Hirsig+ 

    Karolyn Kirksey Holler+ 

    Marsha Hunter* 

    Michele Hyk-Farlow 

    Nancy and Rodney Johnson 

    Lois Gering Jungas* 

    Tonu Kalam* 

    Plato S.*+ and Dorothy Krebill* Karayanis 

    Carole W. and Samuel H. Karsch 

    1. Scott+ and Carol Kelley

    Bobby Ellen Kimbel, Ph.D. 

    Peter King 

    Kenneth Kogan 

    Deborah Komins 

    Judy Krasnov 

    Felix G.*+ and Marcia H. Kraus 

    Zelda Sue Kremer+ 

    Ronald E. Kressman* 

    Ottilie V. Laden 

    Robin+ and Kathie Ledwith 

    Bong S. Lee, M.D. 

    Owen and Chieh Chang* Lee 

    Gerry+ and Marguerite Lenfest 

    Michael Licitra 

    Carol S. and Howard L. Lidz 

    Gie and Lisa Liem^ 

    William A. Loeb 

    Gary Logsdon* 

    Sandra and David Marshall 

    Mr. and Mrs. James M. Matarese 

    Mr. and Mrs. Thomas McCarthy 

    Evelyn L. McCarty* 

    Dr. Donald G. McDonald*+ 

    Daniel S. McDougall* 

    David McGill* 

    Dr. Kenneth M. McNeil+ 

    Susan and Frank Mechura 

    John J. Medveckis 

    Phyllis Melhado 

    Madelyn Mignatti 

    Edward and Susan+ Montgomery 

    Joan M. Moran and William J. Fenza+ 

    James H. Kelleher and Derrik R. G. Morris 

    Alan Morrison* 

    Barbara Moskow* 

    William S. Mulherin and Joseph F. Baker 

    Ronald+ and Barbara Nelson 

    1. Richard Neu

    John A. Nyheim+ 

    Jennifer Orchard* 

    John N. Park 

    Joan Lardner Paul 

    1. Anderson Pew+
    2. J. Phillips

    Sharman Plesner* 

    Robert Pollack 

    John W. Pruett* 

    Cynthia Raim* 

    Claudia C. Rash 

    Helen K. Rehl 

    Heide Rice, M.D.* 

    Martin Riskin 

    Dr. Sevgi B. Rodan 

    Dr. Harry Rosenthal 

    Mrs. Samuel R. Rossman+ 

    Joanne Rubel 

    Brett Rubinson 

    Karen Saler 

    Constance Scheurer 

    Cecilia Segawa Seigle 

    Michael and Julie Serber^ 

    Robert and Joan Shaffer 

    Richard A. Shapp* 

    Martha J. Sheil* 

    Peter B. Shevell, in honor of Dorothea Posel 

    Samuel R. Shipley 

    Lisa Karen Shusko 

    Steven P. Singer, M.D. and Alan Salzman, M.D. 

    Ronald D. Smith, M.D. 

    Amanda W. Smoot 

    Dr. Noel Snyder* 

    Martin P. Stepper* 

    Charles Sterne III+ 

    Mr.+ and Mrs. Josiah Stevenson IV 

    Erna Szekeres 

    Arlene and Irving+ Tashlick 

    James Testa 

    Shirley Trepel* 

    Benita Valente* 

    Thomas G. Waldman+ 

    Claudia Walker* 

    Penelope Wike Watkins 

    Mr. and Mrs.+ Emanuel Weinstein 

    Robert J. Weiner 

    Alex*+ and Marguerite Wilson 

    Eleanor Winslow 

    Dr. Thomas Wolf 

    Elizabeth A. Wright 

    Efrem Zimbalist III 

    Marian Robinson and Benjamin E. Zuckerman 

    Raymond and Joan Zumoff 


    * alumnus/alumna 

    + deceased 

    ^ Curtis parent