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Gift Establishes Juilliard Fellowship


A new scholarship program established through a $60 million gift from Bruce and Suzie Kovner will allow 25 Kovner fellowships to The Juilliard School beginning in 2014, with a gradual increase to 52 by the year 2018. The fellowships will pay the full cost of attendance for classical music students selected on the basis of merit. The Kovner gift is the largest one-time gift the school has ever received. Bruce Kovner has been chair of The Juilliard School’s board since 2001, and Suzie is a member of the Juilliard Drama Council.

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