Fischoff National Chamber Music Association Receives Grant to Advance Music Education and Engagement
South Bend, IN – The Fischoff National Chamber Music Association is proud to announce that it has been awarded a prestigious grant from the 1st Source Foundation to support group instruction for underserved Title 1 schools in the area. The award recognizes Fischoff’s exceptional contribution to the field of chamber music and its dedication to inspiring and nurturing young musicians.
It will provide vital support for educational initiatives, engaging diverse audiences, and fostering the growth of emerging musicians. With this gift, Fischoff will empower aspiring musicians and strengthen the cultural fabric of our community.
“We are deeply honored to receive this award from the 1st Source Foundation, which reflects the Foundation’s dedication to community arts and cultural organizations,” said Dr. Scott Campbell, Executive Director of the Fischoff National Chamber Music Association. “This support will enable us to further our mission of promoting chamber music excellence and accessibility. We extend our heartfelt thanks to 1st Source Foundation for their trust in our work.”
The grant will have a notable impact on Fischoff’s ability to maintain its educational programs, community engagement initiatives, and provide valuable instruction to emerging young chamber musicians. talents. Through collaborations with local schools, outreach concerts, and mentorship programs, Fischoff aims to create transformative musical experiences and inspire the next generation of musicians.
As part of its ongoing commitment to fostering a vibrant and inclusive musical community, Fischoff invites individuals and organizations to join them in celebrating this achievement and supporting their mission. Donations of any size will make a meaningful difference in the lives of aspiring musicians and the future of chamber music.
Fischoff National Chamber Music Association
Founded in South Bend, IN, in 1973, the Fischoff National Chamber Music Association hosts the Fischoff Competition, the largest and longest running chamber music competition in the nation. More than 8,000 musicians have participated, many of whom have gone on to distinguished careers in music performance and education.
This unique arts organization has secured its place as the nation’s premier educational chamber music competition because of the caliber of its jurors, performance venues and well-known alumni. It is also known for extensive outreach programming during the competition and throughout the year. The Fischoff uniquely partners with competition alumni to bring free, innovative music programs directly to children in their own schools and community centers. Since 1995, these programs have served more than 97,500 community children, reaching more than 4,000 underserved youth annually.