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Naming Opportunities

Naming Opportunities available in the László Z. Bitó '60 Conservatory Building

Naming Opportunities The  László Z. Bitó ’60 Conservatory Building, which opened in 2013, was designed by Deborah Berke Partners to support the Conservatory’s dedication to providing top-level musical training in the context of a liberal arts environment. Classrooms, teaching studios, and performance spaces may be named in recognition of gifts of $25,000 or more to the endowment fund to match a challenge grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.




Laszlo Z. Bito Conservatory Building photo: Anna Wesolowska

Available Gifts

Classrooms, studios, and performance spaces in the László Z. Bitó ’60 Conservatory Building may be named in recognition of gifts, starting at $25,000, toward the Mellon Challenge. Naming opportunities include:

  Gift Amount
Performance Space with 150 seats $1,000,000
Entrance Lobby 150,000
Classroom 100,000
Student Lounge 75,000
Percussion Studios 75,000
Green Room Studios 75,000
Teaching Studio 25,000

Current Donors

Teaching studios in the László Z. Bitó ’60 Conservatory Building have been named in recognition of donations to the Conservatory’s Endowment Fund.

 

The Robert L. Martin Director’s Studio

A gift from Mo, Sharleen, and Eric Wong.

  

The Susan B. Hirschhorn and Arthur Klebanoff Studio

A gift from Susan B. Hirschhorn and Arthur Klebanoff.

The Members of the 2012 Lifetime Learning Institute at Bard College Studio

A gift from the members of the 2012 Lifetime Learning Institute at Bard College

 

Bettina Baruch Vocal Arts Studio

A gift from the Bettina Baruch Foundation

 

The Montgomery Furth Studio

A gift from the family and friends of Montgomery Furth.

 

The de Las Heras Studio

A gift from Kathy and Gonzalo de Las Heras

 

 

Additional support has been provided by these donors.

 

Robert and Marilyn Adams

Marshall S. Berland and John E. Johnson

Doug and Faith Finnemore

Charlotte Furth

David Furth and Martha Finnemore

Isabella Furth and Everett Howe

Jane Furth and August Matzdorf

Katherine Gould-Martin and Robert L. Martin

   In memory of R. Gordon and Edda V. R. Gould

Morgan Hilliker

Ryan Hilliker

Dr. Bertrand Jacobs

David and Renée Kaplan

Stephen and Belinda Kaye

Edna and Gary Lachmund

Annemarie Levitt

Herbert Morris
Peter McCann and Deborah Berke

Martin and Lucy Murray

Stephen and Sheila Sachs

David Schroedel in honor of Esther Srole

Martin and Toni Sosnoff

Gabriella and Harvey Sperry

Charles P. Stevenson Jr.

 

Donations of pianos, a harp, and a harpsichord for the teaching studios in the László Z. Bitó ’60 Conservatory Building were made by the following friends and alumni/ae of the Bard College.

 

Barbara J. Atwood-Fukuda

Kimball Chase Atwood

Jane Evelyn Atwood’70

Nathaniel B. Atwood

Catherine Cattabiani ’77 and Elizabeth Askew

The Furth Family

Elizabeth and Gary Munch