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Legacy Giving

Sustaining classical music for generations

Gift Planning

Endowed Scholarships

The Music Academy of the West is deeply appreciative of the many generous individuals and foundations that have made philanthropic investments to endow named scholarships. Through outright donations or gifts through bequests, these wonderful donors have chosen to support our full-scholarship program. To learn more about how you can endow a named scholarship, please contact Jill Rode, Director of Legacy Giving, at 805-695-7911 or [email protected].

The Susie and Ted Cronin Scholarship in Cello

The Anne and Richard De Rosa Scholarship

The Mercedes H. Eichholz Scholarship in Collaborative Piano

The Leni Fe Bland Scholarship

The William Hymanson Full Scholarships in Violin

The Gina Jannotta Scholarship

The John Percival and Mary C. Jefferson Scholarships

The Mary A. Kana Scholarship in Piano

The Patricia Latham Scholarship

The Lotte Lehmann Scholarship

The Ronit Amir Lowenthal Scholarship

The Sima Mannick Scholarships

The Peggy and John Maximus Endowed Scholarship in Violin

The Menk Family Trust Scholarship

The Mericos Foundation Scholarship

Henry E. and Lola Monroe Foundation Scholarship

The Elizabeth Mosher Scholarship

The Phyllis Grace Mozilo Scholarship in Voice

The Gabor Rejto Scholarship in Cello

The Dietrich Emory Sauer Memorial Scholarship in Trombone

The Miriam Schwab Scholarships in Violin

The Sandra Karol Seymour and Philip Seymour Endowed Scholarship in Violin

The Eileen Sheridan and Roger Wilde Scholarship

The Mary Lynn and Warren Staley Scholarship

The Clay Tedeschi Scholarship in Cello

The Jeanne C. Thayer Scholarship

The Deanne Gillette Violich Scholarship in Collaborative Piano

The Zvi Zeitlin Endowed Scholarship in Violin

The Cheryl and Peter Ziegler Scholarship