The 2020 Summer Institute will take place ONLINE from June 25 – August 9, 2020
The proof is in the performance. Just recently, two of our most accomplished young alums – Rachell Ellen Wong and Zlatomir Fung – have been awarded 2020 Avery Fisher Career Grants, administered by New York’s Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts. In many respects, this is the most prestigious award a young musician can receive; beyond the $25,000 cash prize, it is the highest seal of approval imaginable from a selection committee that reads like a veritable who’s who of performing-arts professionals in the US. Rachell and Zlatomir’s honors now brings the number of Heifetz Institute alums to win Avery Fisher grants to five, not to mention Nicholas Kitchen and the Borromeo Quartet, who were named Fisher Grant winners in 2007.
We have the opportunity to work with young musicians at the critical point in their development, where they are challenged to find their own, unique musical personality, and in the process discover their own self-confidence, personal style, and leadership capacity, both on and off stage. Though the challenges presented by the global pandemic cannot be understated, with your help we are dedicated and determined to continue the Institute’s vital role in shaping the lives and future careers of young musicians like Rachell and Zlatomir, who have the the power to Communicate – Engage – Inspire even in these trying times.
SUPPORT THE VIRTUAL HEIFETZ INSTITUTE
- $100 – DIGITAL TOOL KIT (Donate Now) All faculty will be provided with a “Digital Tool Kit” including USB microphone, headphones, and tripod to ensure quality and consistency of the virtual experience for our students.
- $240 – VIRTUAL SEASON PASS (Donate Now) In addition to creating a new paradigm in online training, we’ll also continue to connect students with our community of music lovers, supporters, and patrons both locally and worldwide in a regular slate of concerts through The Heifetz Virtual Concert Hall. All concerts will be available on our YouTube and Facebook channels for seven days following the broadcast, at which point they will be available in the archives for our Virtual Season Pass Holders.
- $500 – CONCERT SPONSORSHIP (Donate Now) Receive recognition as an official presenting sponsor in the concert program and accompanying notes for a virtual concert during our summer programming. (LIMIT 4 PER CONCERT)
- $1,500 – HALF-SCHOLARSHIP (Donate Now) Support a deserving student with a half-scholarship during this challenging time.
- $2,975- FULL-SCHOLARSHIP (Donate Now) Make the ultimate commitment by providing a full scholarship for a deserving student.