Friends of Music
The Friends of Music at Washington University is a society that supports the Department of Music's high standards in performance, musical studies, and research while encouraging Washington University students and faculty in their musical scholarship and creativity.
Through its membership contributions, Friends of Music is dedicated to providing financial assistance for private music lessons for students regardless of academic major, in addition to lending scholarship support for graduate students and music majors.
Members of the Friends of Music receive notices of concerts and lectures sponsored by the Department of Music, as well as invitations to special recitals, receptions, and events hosted by the society.
What does my membership provide?
- Financial assistance for private music lessons for any eligible student
- Scholarship support for music majors and graduate students
- $500 Friends of Music merit awards
- Pianos for teaching, rehearsals, and performances
Members of the Friends of Music receive notices of concerts and lectures sponsored by the Department of Music, as well as invitations to special events hosted by the society. Members will also receive invitations to other campus member events.
Membership Levels & How to Join
Friends of Music Officers & Council
Douglas Tollefsen, President
Mary Pillsbury Wainwright, Vice President
Dolores Pesce, Executive Director
Executive Advisory Council
Karen Hales Mecham