The Fischoff National Chamber Music Association Inc

Inspiring lives through breathtaking performances

aka Fischoff National Chamber Music Association   |   Notre Dame, IN   |  http://www.fischoff.org

Mission

Founded in 1973, the Fischoff National Chamber Music Association has been promoting chamber music via its annual National Competition and other various programs. It annually attracts young emerging chamber ensembles from the nation's top music schools and conservatories. The Competition awards over $35,000 in prize money. Fischoff also sponsors an annual Arts-in-Education Residency, chamber music coaching and Artist of the Month programs for high school students, and Peer Ambassadors for Chamber Music program for 2nd and 3rd graders.

Ruling year info

1986

Executive Director

Ms. Kara Kane

Main address

119 Haggar Hall

Notre Dame, IN 46556 USA

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EIN

35-1650154

NTEE code info

Music (A68)

Arts Education/Schools (A25)

Music Groups, Bands, Ensembles (A6C)

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Our programs

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Fischoff National Chamber Music Association

The Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition features 250 of the finest young chamber musicians from all over the country. They range in age from 10 to 35. Some of the younger competitors make presentations to 2nd and 3rd graders as part of the Peer Ambassadors for Chamber Music program. The Grand Prize Winner performs a Tour of major midwestern cities and educational programs. Fischoff's annual Arts-in-Education Residency reaches 1,500 young people with educational music programs for pre-school through high school. Local high school musicians are recognized through Fischoff's Artist of the Month program.

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The Fischoff National Chamber Music Association Inc

Board of directors
as of 08/11/2020
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Board chair

Teresa Roberts

Thomas Rosenberg

John Sejdinaj

Randy Kelly

Mike Szymanski

Jeff Miller

Brian Casey

Lisa Casey

Marvin Curtis

John De Souza

Brian Davis

Dean Goodwin

Alfred Guillaume

Vincent Henderson

Catherine Hill

Harriet Hamer

Peter Holland

John Jessen

Nels Leininger

Janet McKay-Galbraith

Doug Osthimer

Michael Pippenger

Kitty Rose

Teresa Roberts

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    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes