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Become a Bard Conservatory of Music Sponsor

There are many ways to support the talented students of Bard College Conservatory of Music

Program sponsorship - Underwrite one of our performance programs
Noon Concerts - $250.  Your gift of $250 allows us to continue to offer these free concerts  
Orchestra Concerts - $500- $5000
  The String Section
  The Wind Section
  The Brass Section
  Percussion

      -Contributions pay for coaching, rehearsals, music and instrument rentals.
Chamber Music Series - $2500 Sponsor a Chamber Music concert at the Bard Conservatory or host a Chamber Music event in your own home.
The Graduate Programs - $500 -$5000 Contributions support the advanced music education and performance opportunities of the Bard Conservatory
  Vocal Arts Program
  Conducting Program
Scholarship Fund - $10,000 Name an annual scholarship at the Conservatory
                                 $50,000 Sponsor one of the 150 Conservatory students who come to us from 36 different countries

We also welcome unrestricted gifts in any amount.

Make an online gift HERE, or by check mailed to:
The Bard College Conservatory of Music
P.O. Box 5000
Annandale-on-Hudson, NY 12504-5000

Donations to The Bard College Conservatory of Music are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.
 

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.

 

Naming Opportunities Include

Gift Amount
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

Named teaching studios in the László Z. Bitó ’60 Conservatory Building:
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 was provided by these generous 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.

Contact Us

To speak with us about these or other ways to support the Bard Conservatory, please contact Ann Gabler, the Conservatory's development manager, at 845-758-7866 or via e-mail at gabler@bard.edu.

Online Giving

To make an on-line donation with a credit card please click on any "GIVE NOW!" links.

Gifts by Check

Gifts by check to the Conservatory should be mailed to: The Bard College Conservatory of Music
30 Campus Rd.
P.O. Box 5000
Annandale-on-Hudson, NY 12504-5000

Donations to The Bard College Conservatory of Music are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.


Unrestricted Support

Your unrestricted, general support gift allows the Bard College Conservatory flexibility in meeting its many needs.

Musical Instrument Acquisitions

The Cremona Society of the Bard College Conservatory of Music
Become a member of the Cremona Society by loaning or donating a fine instrument to be used by a Bard Conservatory student.


Scholarships

Of the exceptionally talented young musicians accepted every year to Bard's five-year, double-degree program, many would be unable to attend without the financial assistance provided by the Conservatory's Scholarship Fund.

Planned Giving

For detailed information about planned giving options, please e-mail the Vice President of Development and Alumni/ae Affairs. You will be contacted directly by the Vice President's office to discuss the highly beneficial methods by which you can make a substantial donation to The Bard College Conservatory of Music.

Online Giving

To make an on-line donation with a credit card please click on any "GIVE NOW!" links.