Chorus America Philanthropy Award

The Chorus America Philanthropy Award (formerly known as the Michael Korn Founders Award for Philanthropic Contribution to the Arts) is given periodically to an individual, corporation, or foundation whose financial support of Chorus America and the choral art has been especially significant and generous.

The recipient is selected by a panel including the chairman of the board, the president & CEO of Chorus America, and two delegates from the board named by the chairman. Individuals, corporations, and foundations are eligible for this award.

Applications are not accepted.

Past Awardees

2022 The Charter Members of Continuo, Chorus America's Legacy Giving Community
2021 Mark and Ginny Lawson, ECS Publishing
2020 The NAMM Foundation
2019 Rollo Dilworth
2018 Distinguished Concerts International, New York (DCINY)
2017 Corty B. Fengler
2016 ASCAP
2015 Gayle and Tim Ober
2014 The Ann and Gordon Getty Foundation
2013 Deborah Patel
2012 The McKnight Foundation
2011 Popplestone Foundation
2010 Mrs. Jean Riddell
2009 Hugh Davies and ACFEA Tour Consultants
2008 Paul Caldwell
2007 Robert and Cynthia Schuneman
2006 The Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation
2005 Michael and Kay McCarthy
2004 The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
2003 Lynda Crane
2002 Mary Lyons
2001 Vern and Elfrieda Heinrichs
2000 Peggy and Yale Gordon Charitable Trust
1999 Target Stores
1997 William J. Gillespie
1995 The Helen F. Whitaker Fund


Questions? Contact Karyn Castro at 202.331.7577 x246 or [email protected]

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