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When Dorothy and Louis Pollack were developing their estate plan, they wanted to include an institution that offers music education to children and youth, notes their son, Larry Pollack, who recalls that his mother was always drawn to music. She played the piano and the flute at various times in

In June 2021, the Peabody Institute Advisory Board (PIAB) welcomed its newest member, Eugene Choung. Having held positions at Booz Allen Hamilton, Morgan Stanley, and the University of Chicago Endowment, Choung’s background in finance has already proven to be an asset. And he also brings another welcome viewpoint: Choung is

After his mother died three years ago, Bob Travers found a history book among her belongings that mentioned Alfons William Schenuit, Travers’ great-grandfather who studied at Peabody in the late 1800s. Moved by Schenuit’s impressive accomplishments in music, Travers — a dedicated philanthropist with his wife, Arden, through their family’s

Jill E. McGovern, PhD has made a $1 million commitment, including multi-year current-use pledges, to support The Annual Concert in Memory of Steven Muller and The Jill E. McGovern and Steven Muller Scholarship at Peabody. She has enhanced these current-use commitments with a bequest intention that will endow both funds

In 2017, danah bella came to the Peabody Institute to start a new undergraduate dance program. That first year, bella — who brought her background as a modern dancer who had performed in New York, Mexico, Italy, and more, and as an entrepreneur who founded her own dance company, danahbella

Nancy Grasmick (PhD Ed. ’80, Education), who has long been an enthusiastic supporter of Peabody, has further strengthened her ties by assuming the role of Chair of the Peabody Institute Advisory Board. The volunteer board advocates for Peabody’s mission and advises Dean Fred Bronstein on strategic issues and the development