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21st Century Pianist Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2015 by Mark Burton of the Evelyn Johnson Charitable Foundation. The scholarship will be awarded to an undergraduate pianist who both exemplifies the well-rounded artist citizen and possesses the highest level of talent, skills and abilities which in turn will allow him/her to successfully forge a career in the evolving 21st century musical landscape.

Ruth J. Brouse Bauer Endowed Scholarship in Piano

Originally established in 1999 and augmented in 2011 by the Ruth and Ted Bauer Family Foundation to support undergraduate pianists in honor of Mrs. Bauer, who graduated from Peabody in 1968.  Her late husband, Ted, who founded the foundation, was a WWII veteran and alumnus of Harvard and New York University who chaired the Houston-based AIM Management Group.

*Original donation matched by the Michael R. Bloomberg Student Aid Match initiative.

**The payout of this endowment is doubled¬† through the Johns Hopkins University President’s Undergraduate Scholarship Gifts Matching Program

Bormann-Paris Endowed Scholarship

Bormann-ParisEstablished in 2011 by Mark Paris and his wife Tammy Bormann to support undergraduate students.  Mr. Paris, a 1984 graduate in voice, currently serves as chair of the Peabody National Advisory Council.

*The payout of this endowment is doubled ¬†through the Johns Hopkins President’s Undergraduate Scholarship Gifts Matching Program.

Joe Byrd Jazz Scholarship Fund

Elena ByrdEstablished in 2012 by Elana Byrd in memory of her husband and Peabody alumnus, Joe Byrd. Graduating in 1962, Mr. Byrd’s career as a jazz bassist spanned more than four decades – playing at the White House for Presidents Johnson, Ford, and Carter and traveling to more than 100 countries as a goodwill ambassador for the State Department. The list of jazz luminaries with whom he collaborated is long and includes his eldest brother, guitarist Charlie Byrd. In addition to his work as a performer, Joe and Elana Byrd produced and promoted jazz series at venues in Annapolis and Washington, D.C.

On February 28, 2014, Peabody’s East Hall was rededicated as Joe Byrd Hall to honor this legendary musician.

*The payout of this endowment is doubled through the Johns Hopkins President’s Undergraduate Scholarship Gifts Matching Program.

The Lester Dequaine/Frank Chiarenza Foundation Scholarship Fund – Rosa Ponselle Scholarship in Voice

Established in 2015 by the Lester Dequaine/Frank Chiarenza Foundation, Inc. The Lester Dequaine/Frank Chiarenza Foundation Scholarship Fund at the Peabody Conservatory will award the Rosa Ponselle Scholarship in Voice to a talented undergraduate studying voice at Peabody. The Foundation also established an the Fund for the Rosa Ponselle Collection at the Peabody Archives, endowing a gift to maintain it in perpetuity and providing a current-use gift.

Chung-Kotcheff Family Scholarship

Established in 2011 by Laifun Chung and Ted Kotcheff, parents of a Peabody alumnus to support undergraduate students from California.  Mr. Kotcheff is a film and television director and Ms. Chung, a member of the Peabody National Advisory Council, owns a landscape design business in Los Angeles.

*The payout of this endowment is doubled through the Johns Hopkins President’s Undergraduate Scholarship Gifts Matching Program.

Richard and Rosalee Davison Scholarship

Originally established in 1997 and augmented in 2010 by Richard and Rosalee Davison to support undergraduate students.   Owner of Mt. Royal Management Company, Richard Davison is a member of the Peabody National Advisory Council, and Rosalee Davison is a Johns Hopkins alumna who makes and sells her own hand-made jewelry. The Cohen-Davison Family Theatre in the Conservatory building is also named for their family.

*Original donation matched by the Michael R. Bloomberg Student Aid Match initiative.

**The payout of this endowment is doubled¬† through the Johns Hopkins University President’s Undergraduate Scholarship Gifts Matching Program

Anthony W. Deering Scholarship Fund

Joseph Eugene Drogheo Scholarship Fund

Established in 2010 in memory of Joseph Drogheo (’48 Voice).

*The payout of this endowment is doubled ¬†through the Johns Hopkins President’s Undergraduate Scholarship Gifts Matching Program.

John L. Due Scholarship

Janet G. Phillip T. Dunk, Jr. Scholarship

James Wilbur Eaton Jr. Memorial Scholarship

James Wilbur Eaton Jr., 61, passed away on Wednesday, September 21, 2016. His friends and family established a scholarship at Peabody that will be awarded to a gifted violin or viola player in his memory as the James Wilbur Eaton Jr. Memorial Scholarship. Scholarships allow the best and brightest young musicians to attend Peabody, regardless of their financial circumstances. Please consider making a gift to help us endow this scholarship, allowing his legacy to be carried on by the students who will benefit, as Jim’s own students benefited from his teaching.

Leon Fleisher Scholars Fund

Originally established in 2009 by Robert E. Meyerhoff and Rheda Becker, who augmented the scholarship in 2012.  Designated to undergraduate piano students, Meyerhoff, a noted Baltimore philanthropist, and Becker, a member of the Peabody National Advisory Council, wanted to honor legendary pianist Leon Fleisher, who has taught in the Conservatory since 1959.

*The payout of this endowment is doubled¬† through the Johns Hopkins President’s Undergraduate Scholarship Gifts Matching Program.

Dr. Frederick and Mary Moffatt Freeburne Endowed Assistantship

Established by the estates of Dr. Frederick Freeburne and Mrs. Mary Moffatt Freeburne in 2012 to support a graduate student’s assistantship at Peabody.

Douglas and Hilda Perl Goodwin Endowed Piano Scholarship

Douglas and Hilda GoodwinEstablished in 2011 by Mrs. Goodwin to support piano students at the Conservatory. Mrs. Goodwin, a 1954 and 1967 graduate in piano, is an emeritus member of the Peabody National Advisory Council and an avid supporter of Peabody, donating funds for Preparatory and Conservatory scholarships, concerts, and the refurbishment of the Hilda and Douglas Goodwin Hall.

*The payout of this endowment is doubled¬† through the Johns Hopkins University President’s Undergraduate Scholarship Gifts Matching Program.

Douglas and Hilda Perl Goodwin Endowed Undergraduate Scholarship Fund for Voice

Established in 2011 by Mrs. Goodwin to support voice students at the Conservatory. Mrs. Goodwin, a 1954 and 1967 graduate in piano, is an emeritus member of the Peabody National Advisory Council and an avid supporter of Peabody, donating funds for Preparatory and Conservatory scholarships, concerts, and the refurbishment of the Hilda and Douglas Goodwin Hall.

*The payout of this endowment is doubled¬† through the Johns Hopkins University President’s Undergraduate Scholarship Gifts Matching Program.

John J. Hanex Memorial Scholarship

Taylor HanexEstablished in 1991 and augmented in 2011 by Taylor Hanex in memory of her father, to support students with a deceased parent. Ms. Hanex (BM ’75, MM ’78, Piano), an executive with Merrill Lynch in New York City, is a member of the Peabody National Advisory Council and a Johns Hopkins University Trustee.

*Original donation matched by the Michael R. Bloomberg Student Aid Match initiative.

**The payout of this endowment is doubled¬† through the Johns Hopkins University President’s Undergraduate Scholarship Gifts Matching Program

Taylor Hanex with Jasmine Hogan, 2011 recipient of the John J. Hanex Memorial Scholarship, and Director Jeffrey Sharkey

David Wayne Helsley Endowed Scholarship

The Carl Holzapfel Violin Shop Endowed Scholarship

Holzapfel caseOriginally established in 2005 and augmented in 2014 to support talented Peabody Conservatory string students and to honor the 90-year legacy of the shop in the Baltimore-Washington area. ¬†Carl C. founded the shop in 1898 and was arguably the most influential instrument maker and repair specialist in the area. ¬†His shop was frequented by Peabody faculty; students; directors including Elliot Galkin and Gustav Strube, the founding conductor of the Baltimore Symphony; and endless visiting artists including David Oistrakh and Isaac Stern. ¬†Holzapfel violins won many awards, notably the Gold Medal in the 1926 Sesquicentennial Exposition, competing against instruments made by Stradivarius and Nicola Amati. His son Carl M. was, himself, a respected specialist in instrument restoration and long-time member of the Baltimore and National Symphonies. ¬†Peabody’s Conservatory building has a permanent exhibit of Holzapfel artifacts (a portion of which is pictured at the left) outside Griswold Hall to honor the shop’s contributions to music in Baltimore.

Read more about the Holzapfel family and their legacy at Peabody:

1948 Baltimore Sun Article

Holzapfel Violin Shop Photos

1977 Baltimore Sun Article

2005 Peabody News Article

**The payout of this endowment is doubled¬†through the Johns Hopkins University President’s Undergraduate Scholarship Gifts Matching Program

Jeremy Huber #19 Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund in Piano

Established in 2016 from the support of the family and friends of the Johns Hopkins Men’s Lacrosse program. Jeremy wore #19 as a defenseman on the 2014/15 varsity men’s lacrosse team. He tragically lost his life in January 2015, on the weekend of the final spring pre-season game of his freshman year. Jeremy’s love of music and drive to help others excel at piano as he did, provided the incentive to create the fund in his memory. Learn more about the fund or make a gift!

**The payout of this endowment is doubled ¬†through the Johns Hopkins President’s Undergraduate Scholarship Gifts Matching Program.

Claire and Allan Jensen Endowed Scholarship

 Allan and Claire JensenOriginally established in 2000 and augmented in 2010 to support undergraduate vocalists. Opera enthusiasts, Dr. and Mrs. Jensen (pictured with Peabody student Danielle Buonaiuto) are avid supporters of Peabody and the Lyric Opera Baltimore.  Dr. Jensen is a long standing and active member of the Peabody National Advisory Council and Mrs. Jensen was on the Friends of Peabody Steering Committee.

*Original donation matched by the Michael R. Bloomberg Student Aid Match initiative.

**The payout of this endowment is doubled¬† through the Johns Hopkins University President’s Undergraduate Scholarship Gifts Matching Program

Noble Levi Jolley, Sr. Scholarships for Jazz Studies

Sam RoseEstablished in 2011 by Sam Rose, founder of Greenbaum and Rose, a Washington DC property development company to support undergraduate jazz students from DC and Baltimore. Mr. Rose was first introduced to Peabody through Denise Jolley (pictured here with Mr. Rose) and her jazz musician sons (and then students) Nathan and Noble Jolley, Jr. He honored the memory of their father through this scholarship.

*The payout of this endowment is doubled through the Johns Hopkins President’s Undergraduate Scholarship Gifts Matching Program.

Stephen Kates Memorial Endowed Scholarship in Cello

Originally established in 2003, and augmented in 2011, by Mary Louis Kates in memory of her husband.  Stephen Kates was a renowned cellist who taught cello at Peabody from 1975 to 2002.  He appeared with major American orchestras, including Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, and Philadelphia, and at a variety of festivals throughout his career.  Kates also performed at the White House for Presidents Lyndon Johnson, Jimmy Carter, and Ronald Reagan and for visiting dignitaries including two Soviet premiers (Khrushchev and Gorbachev), Princess Grace of Monaco, and Princess Margaret of England.

*Original donation matched by the Michael R. Bloomberg Student Aid Match initiative.

**The payout of this endowment is doubled¬† through the Johns Hopkins University President’s Undergraduate Scholarship Gifts Matching Program.

The Kawano Levine Endowed Scholarship Fund – Presidential Match

C. Albert Kuper, III Scholarship for Piano

Established in 2013 to support piano students byMr. C. Albert Kuper, III, who studied at the Preparatory from ages 7-18. The scholarship was generously augmented by Mr. Kuper’s estate in 2017 and 2018.

C. Albert Kuper, III Scholarship for Voice

The Chuck and Marge Levin Endowed Scholarship Fund

LevinEstablished in 2011 by the family foundation, to support undergraduate students from Washington, D.C. and the surrounding counties. Chuck and Marge Levin founded Chuck Levin‚Äôs Washington Music Center in 1958 as an adjunct to a pawnshop operated by Chuck‚Äôs family. In 1968, they moved the store to Wheaton, Maryland, where it grew to occupy an entire city block. A destination store for professional musicians and devoted amateurs alike, the store has remained a family business and continues to be run by the couple’s children.

*The payout of this endowment is doubled¬† through the Johns Hopkins University President’s Undergraduate Scholarship Gifts Matching Program.

Howard and Geraldine Polinger Family Foundation Endowed Piano Scholarship

Established in 2010 by the Howard and Geraldine Polinger Family Foundation to support undergraduate piano students.  The Foundation has also endowed a scholarship in the Preparatory.

*The payout of this endowment is doubled¬† through the Johns Hopkins University President’s Undergraduate Scholarship Gifts Matching Program.

Dorothy Fahey Stanley Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2015 by the estate of Dorothy Fahey Stanley. The recipient of this scholarship is required to perform annually at Vantage House in Columbia, Maryland, or its successor institution.

Leo B. & Anita Swinderman Memorial Endowment Fund

Established in 2013 by a bequest from Mr. and Mrs. Swinderman to support voice and piano students.

Mary C. Walker Endowed Scholarship Fund

Mary WalkerEstablished in 2012 by a bequest from Miss Walker, who graduated from the Conservatory in 1934 with a degree in piano, and returned eight years later to work in the Conservatory office. During her 36 years at the Peabody Conservatory, she became the school’s first Director of Alumni Relations. Even after Walker retired in 1976, she remained active with the Conservatory until her death in 2011, at the age of 100.

*The payout of this endowment is doubled¬† through the Johns Hopkins University President’s Undergraduate Scholarship Gifts Matching Program.

The Harrison L. & Gladys W. Winter Scholarship Fund

Established to support piano students in 2012 by a bequest from Mrs. Winter, a Baltimore native who studied piano at the Conservatory in the 1940’s. Her husband Harrison Winter, was a lawyer who was appointed in 1961 to the U.S. District Court for Maryland by President John F. Kennedy. Five years later, President Lyndon B. Johnson appointed him to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit. Mrs. Winter was an avid patron of the arts in Baltimore. In addition to Peabody, she supported Concertante, the Shriver Hall Concert Series, the Walters Art Museum¬†and the Art Seminar Group.