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  The Juilliard School and its History at 100
Frank Damrosch was the founder of this school and was made possible by primarily through an endowment to the school by the wealthy financier, James Loeb.
A charter for the new school, The Juilliard School, was established on September 18, 1930.
The Juilliard School is now the pre-eminent performing arts school in the world striving to prepare and educate young artists in their art forms and develop their talents, which will allow them to enrich their communities and through their communities, the entire world.
www.hire-juilliard-musicians.com /The_Juilliard_School.html   (1322 words)

  
 American Masters . Juilliard | PBS
Born when a young country was first discovering that it might have a serious appetite for the arts, Juilliard grew up with both the country and its burgeoning cultural capital of New York to become an internationally recognized synonym for the pinnacle of artistic achievement.
As the head of music education for New York's public school system in an era when immigrants were remaking the city, he had the wisdom to seek students of every possible origin, regardless of gender or social class.
Juilliard is, as you will see, an epic story, but a quintessentially American epic of perennial reinvention, with thrilling new chapters being added every day.
www.pbs.org /wnet/americanmasters/database/juilliard.html   (575 words)

  
 Juilliard School - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In 1920, the Juilliard Foundation was created, named after textile merchant Augustus Juilliard who bequeathed a substantial amount for the advancement of music in the United States.
The president of the school at that time was William Schuman, the first winner of the Pulitzer Prize for music.
The school gradually branched out, first adding a dance division and later one for drama, and since 1969, when it moved to the Lincoln Center, it has carried its present name.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Juilliard_School   (999 words)

  
 Juilliard School, The - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
JUILLIARD SCHOOL, THE [Juilliard School, The], in New York City; school of music, drama, and dance; coeducational; est.
Juilliard is widely considered the nation's finest arts-education institution and has a long list of distinguished graduates.
The Juilliard Jungle: There are no razor blades between the piano keys, but for aspiring talents (and a stunning number of Cliburn competitors), the grueling atmosphere at the great arts school is what gives them their edge
www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1E1-juilliar.html   (316 words)

  
 Julliard School - US Music College
At the time The Juilliard School was founded in 1905 -- as the Institute of Musical Art -- the idea of establishing a music academy in America was somewhat of a novelty.
The amalgamation of the two schools was gradual, continuing through the administration of President Hutcheson (1937-45).The next President of the combined schools was composer William Schuman, first winner of the Pulitzer Prize for music.
Polisi oversees today's Juilliard, an institution that continues to represent the finest in performing arts education, growing with and responding to the needs of a thriving cultural community in the United States and abroad.
www.musiciansgallery.com /start/youth/schools/julliard/school.htm   (733 words)

  
 The Library for the Performing Arts Hosts The Juilliard School Centennial
The Juilliard School, 1905-2005: Celebrating 100 Years is curated by Jane Gottlieb, Vice President for Library and Information Resources at The Juilliard School; Jeni Dahmus, Juilliard Archivist; and Barbara Stratyner, Judy R. and Alfred A. Rosenberg Curator of Exhibitions at The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts.
The Juilliard School commemorates its 100th birthday this year with a season-long celebration including world premiere performances of 47 music, dance, and drama commissions, orchestral tours of the Europe and the U.S., and the first-ever U.S. tours by Juilliard's drama and dance divisions.
In 1968, a four-year Drama Division was added, and the school officially changed its name to The Juilliard School, in time for its 1969 move to the Lincoln Center, for which it was the sole academic constituent.
www.nypl.org /press/2005/juilliard.cfm   (2458 words)

  
 Julliard School History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
At the time The Juilliard School was founded in 1905 (as the Institute of Musical Art), the idea of establishing a music academy in America to rival the European conservatories was a novel one.
Juilliard, a wealthy textile merchant, died in 1919, his will contained the largest single bequest for the advancement of music at that time.
In 1926, the Graduate School and the Institute of Musical Art merged as the Juilliard School of Music under one president, the distinguished Columbia University professor John Erskine, but with separate deans and identities.
www.allstarz.org /yoyoma/julliard.htm   (627 words)

  
 Juilliard String Quartet - Biographies
The Juilliard String Quartet is internationally renowned and admired for performances characterized by a clarity of structure, beauty of sound, purity of line and an extraordinary unanimity of purpose.
Abroad, the Juilliard Quartet appears in London at Wigmore Hall, Turkey, The Netherlands, Germany, Russia, Finland, the Palau de la Musica in Barcelona, Spain, and returns to Japan for a two-week tour at the end of the season.
The Juilliards played the opening concert in the Seiji Ozawa Hall at Tanglewood, and are the lead-off artists in the recent 10th anniversary recording celebrating Ozawa Hall where they appear annually.
juilliardstringquartet.org /bios/index.html   (1107 words)

  
 Kennedy Center: Millennium Stage Artist Details for The Juilliard School
Juilliard became Lincoln Center's sole academic constituent 1968, adding a four-year drama program so as to reflect each of the Center's performing constituents, and officially changing its name to The Juilliard School.
The school continues to represent the finest in performing arts education, growing with and responding to the needs of a thriving cultural community in the U.S. and abroad, its student body drawn from 43 states and 46 foreign countries.
Conservatory Project: The Juilliard School continues to represent the finest in performing arts education, growing with and responding to the needs of a thriving cultural community in the U.S. and abroad.
www.kennedy-center.org /programs/millennium/artist_detail.cfm?artist_id=JULIARDSCH   (268 words)

  
 Juilliard String Quartet Profile   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
He is chair of the Violin Department at the Juilliard School, and pursues an active career as a conductor, both in the U.S. and abroad.
Celebrating his 36th season as violist of the Juilliard String Quartet and faculty member and chair of viola at the Juilliard School, he is also associated with the Marlboro Festival and Tanglewood.
Appointed to the faculty of the Juilliard School in 1974, Mr.
www.colbertartists.com /ArtistBio.asp?ID=26   (1807 words)

  
 Juilliard School and Lincoln Center Theater   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Juilliard School Since 1905, when it was known as the Institute of Musical Art, Juilliard has established this country's standard for education in the arts.
In 1946, the name Juilliard School of Music became official and in 1951, its Dance Division, combining training in both modern and ballet technique, was established.
Juilliard moved to Lincoln Center as its academic constituent in 1968, with a commitment to provide arts education that reflected each of Lincoln Center's performing constituents.
www.virtualnyc.info /panopages/west/lctrhe-juilliard.htm   (164 words)

  
 Shepherd School of Music - Houston, TX
The ensemble was formed in 1946 partly at the instigation of the then president of the school, William Schuman, and it has been a feature of the Juilliard landscape since, giving masterclasses and concerts every year.
In concert at the school, the Juilliard Quartet recently performed music of Elliott Carter in celebration of the composer's ninetieth birthday.
His thirty-year tenure with the Juilliard String Quartet has included participation in the Tanglewood Festival, where he is on the faculty, and in the Marlborough Chamber Music Festival.
www.ruf.rice.edu /~musi/featured/juilliard_quartet.html   (1170 words)

  
 NewMusicBox
The name Juilliard is, for many, synonymous with "music conservatory." Now, Juilliard has another mission in addition to creating technically accomplished performers and composers.
The school's Dean, Stephen Clapp, described some collaborative projects to me. For example, there is a class taught each year combining student composers and choreographers.
Another vital component of the school is the New Juilliard Ensemble, which exclusively performs new works from approximately the past five to ten years.
www.newmusicbox.org /page.nmbx?id=08tp05   (1052 words)

  
 Chicago Symphony Orchestra - January 26, 2006-2
The Juilliard Orchestra, an ensemble made up of some of the world’s most promising music students, will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Juilliard School with a special concert at Symphony Center on Sunday, March 5 at 3 p.m.
The Juilliard School commemorates its 100th birthday with a season-long celebration including world-premiere performances of the more than forty music, dance, and drama works commissioned from important artists by Juilliard to mark the occasion.
The Juilliard Orchestra is made up of fourth-year undergraduates and continuing graduate students, and many alumni go on to solo and orchestral positions around the world, making up more than fifteen percent of the musicians in America’s seven major orchestras.
www.cso.org /main.taf?p=7,1,2,3,64   (401 words)

  
 Secret trove of music donated to Juilliard - Boston.com
Bruce Kovner, chairman of Juilliard's board and founder of Caxton Associates LLC, amassed the collection of manuscripts handwritten by the titans of classical music including, Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, Brahms, Wagner and Stravinsky, and donated the collection to the Juilliard School.
The self-described music lover and amateur keyboard player who was once "absolutely terrorized" by a harmony professor at Juilliard's evening division announced the donation at a news conference Tuesday, two days after his 61st birthday.
The collection will be housed at the school in September 2009, after construction of a climate-controlled reading room.
www.boston.com /ae/music/articles/2006/03/01/secret_trove_of_music_donated_to_juilliard   (808 words)

  
 The Juilliard School Events - School Tour
For that reason, Juilliard encourages and welcomes prospective students and their families to visit us, take a tour, and if possible, attend a performance (our concert calendar can be viewed at http://www.juilliard.edu/asp/calendar/calendar.asp).
To ensure that your initial visit to The Juilliard School is an enjoyable one, it is necessary to limit space on our tours to 20.
Because of the current renovation of The Juilliard School and Alice Tully Hall, the escalators and public stairs at the corner of Broadway and West 65th Street are permanently closed.
events.embark.com /event/juilliard/SchoolTour   (387 words)

  
 Charity Navigator Rating - The Juilliard School   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
In 1968 Juilliard moved to Lincoln Center, added a four-year Drama program and changed its name to The Juilliard School.
As we enter our 2nd century, we continue to expand student and alumni services; invigorate the curriculum; strengthen studies in liberal arts, emphasizing humanities; foster greater interaction between the divisions of music, dance, and drama; and encourage community outreach and arts education.
Juilliard represents the finest in performing arts education, growing with and responding to the needs of a thriving cultural community in the U.S. and abroad, the student body drawn from 45 states and 44 foreign countries.
www.charitynavigator.org /index.cfm/bay/search.summary/orgid/3961.htm   (185 words)

  
 Andrea Olmstead / Juilliard
The roster of Juilliard faculty and their students reads like a veritable who's who of the performing arts world.
Through its various incarnations as the Institute of Musical Art, the Juilliard Musical Foundation, the Juilliard School of Music, and The Juilliard School, stormy directorships and controversies have left their mark: Augustus Juilliard's multi-million-dollar bequest in 1919, the expensive move to the Lincoln Center complex, and countless episodes of power-brokering, arrogance, intimidation, secrecy, and infighting.
Juilliard: A History affirms the school's artistic legacy of great performances as the one constant amid decades of upheaval and change.
www.press.uillinois.edu /f99/olmstead.html   (365 words)

  
 Juilliard String Quartet - About JSQ - Press Releases
On October 20th at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center in New York, the Juilliard String Quartet will perform the world premiere of 45-year-old Argentinian composer Ezequiel Viñao's Quartet No. 2, "The Loss and the Silence." This piece was commissioned for them by the Juilliard School in commemoration of the school's centennial in 2006.
The Juilliard, which has been the Quartet in Residence since 1946, will also be featured artists in a "Live from Lincoln Center" telecast on April 3rd of the Juilliard School's centennial gala.
Other highlights of the Juilliard Quartet's 2005/06 season include a west coast tour, with a pair of concerts presented by the Los Angeles Philharmonic in Disney Hall.
juilliardstringquartet.org /about/pr_Oct_1_2005.html   (363 words)

  
 NPR : The Venerable Juilliard, Turning 100
In 1969, the Juilliard School moved to its current space at Lincoln Center at Broadway and West 65th St. It also includes a high-rise dormitory, rear.
The Juilliard Graduate School opened adjacent to the music institute in 1924; the two merged in 1926, despite maintaining separate leaderships.
The Juilliard School moved to its current location at the Lincoln Center on New York's Upper West Side in 1969.
www.npr.org /templates/story/story.php?storyId=4659381   (376 words)

  
 At Juilliard, Charlotte Griffin Found Her Own Groove - Juilliard School of Music choreographer - Brief Article Dance ...
She started college early, after leaving high school and passing the GED (the high school equivalency test).
But Benjamin Harkarvy, director of Juilliard's dance program, admired her spunk and personality as a dancer and recommended she be admitted anyway.
From her first days at Juilliard, Griffin was warned that she did not possess the typical professional dancer's body, but she decided not to let that bother her.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m1083/is_5_75/ai_74293883   (920 words)

  
 PlaybillArts: Features: The Juilliard School at 100
The papers of William Schuman, Juilliard's president from 1945 through 1961, are housed in the Music Division, as are those of other well known former faculty members.
Martha Hill, the founding director of Juilliard's Dance Division, had an eye for posterity, and deposited films and videos of Juilliard's performances in the Juilliard and NYPL collections.
Juilliard's Archive documents the history of the School since its founding in 1905 as the Institute of Musical Art.
www.playbillarts.com /features/article/2734.html   (571 words)

  
 The Juilliard School -- May 2004
NEW YORK (AP) -- Conductor James Conlon urged graduating seniors of his alma mater, Juilliard, to pursue their passion by maintaining creativity, courage and persistence.
The 54-year-old Conlon, who graduated from the Juilliard School in 1972, was among six distinguished artists and educators who received honorary doctoral degrees Friday.
The Juilliard School will present honorary doctorates to six distinguished artists and educators at the 2004 commencement ceremony on
www.djdchronology.com /juilliard2004.htm   (210 words)

  
 PlaybillArts: News: Juilliard School Announces Plans for Yearlong Centennial Celebration
During the 2005-06 season, the Juilliard School will celebrate its centennial with tours, dozens of commissioned new works--many by alumni and faculty members--and a star-studded gala, the famed New York institution announced today.
The celebration begins at the school's commencement ceremony on May 20, 2005, when the school will honor a group of "centennial honorees" drawn from previous classes of honorary doctorates, and ends with the 2006 commencement a year later.
The Juilliard School was founded in 1905 as the Institute of Musical Art, and merged with the two-year-old Juilliard Graduate School in 1926.
www.playbillarts.com /news/article/525.html   (553 words)

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