Our Scholarship Gala Benefit Concert was a huge success with a packed audience! We raised more than double our goal of funds for music scholarships! Thank you to everyone who came out to support Music at Shepherd! Pianist Dr. Scott Beard, associate provost; Dr. Mary J.C. Hendrix, Shepherd University president; David S. Slan, President of Steinway & Sons; and Dr. Rob Tudor, Department of Music chair.
Musical Showcase for Scholarships Honorary Chair President Mary Hendrix with Shepherd alumni performing artists, pianist Jason Solounias and baritone Jeff Martin.
Dr. Scott Beard performed works by Soler, Haydn, Verdi, and Chopin.
Dr. Mary J.C. Hendrix (Shepherd University President and Honorary Chair), Marellen Aherne, Marianne and Duane Alexander, Ray and Mary Alvarez, Beth Batdorf and John Bresland, Scott Beard and Alan Gibson, Dr. Robert and Carolyn Bowen, Marcia Brand and Mark Outhier, Gat and Susan Caperton, Pete Hoffman and Steve O’Toole, Erich D. Hosbach and Franklin Moore, Catherine Irwin, Susan and David Kemnitzer, Sue Kennedy, Chris and Vic Maconachy, Heather Marshall, Jim Mathews and Winton Babbington, Scott and Linda Roach, Karen and Bill Rice, Kathy and Michael Santa Barbara, GT and Susie Schramm, and Rose Bailey Jorgeson (in honor of Ann Bailey).
If you were unable to attend our 2017 Musical Showcase for Scholarships event and would like to support Shepherd University’s Music Department, you can still contribute through the Shepherd University Foundation.
We are also excited to announce the kickoff of our campaign to become an All-Steinway School!