a program of

South Shore Conservatory

Kathy Czerny, SSC President
Stephen Deitz, Festival Director
Amy Schomp, Managing Director
Karen Bellinger, Festival Manager
Nancy Meredith, Box Office and Duxbury Campus Manager
Michelle McGrath, Publicity Services
Rick Assmus, Building/Grounds
Rich Fell, Piano Technician
Louis Gentile, Piano Mover

(as of June 14)

Mollie Baldwin Foley
Diane and F. Sherman Hoyt
Holly and Brendan Kissane
The Foundation for Creative Achievement
Frank Wisneski and Lynn Dale

Sheila and Richard Morse

Lee and Jack Barlow
Barbara and Fred Clifford
Cornelia and Steward Clifford
GAGNONtax, Judy and Bill Gagnon
Nancy Herndon
Jane Carr and Andrew Hertig
Nancy and John Powell
The Village at Duxbury

Wendy and Vince Spiziri

SPONSOR ($5000)
Safe Foundation
Kathy and Warren Skillman
Pat and Wilfred Sheehan

Mary Danner
Motoko and Gordon Deane
Rebecca and James Garrett
Donne and Frank Holden
Mimi and Joe Jannetty
Gerald and Linda Jones
Diane Keller
Barbara and Morgan Lamarche
Hilary and Richard Lucier
Merck Foundation
Michael and Christine Puzo
Mary and Jerry Steinke
Richard and Carolyn Wadsworth
Jason Wolfson

Francis R. Doran Insurance Agency

Julia and Stephen Adams
Alliance Bernstein
Nancy Riegel
Sylvia and Dwight Rost

Shirley Amory
Gregg and Courtney Jordan
William and Katherine Dixon
Amy and Brian Sack
Charles and Holly Weilbrenner

Mary and William Benjes
Jeannine Brayman
Richard Brown
Thomas & Elizabeth Bullock
Maureen & John Cataudella
Anthony & Anne Marie DiBona
John & Constance Enniss
Jane & George Fogg
Mrs. Stephanie Gagnon and
Dr. Patrick Gagnon
David & Shirley Jenkins
Marilyn & Stephen Kaszynski
Carol Loring
Thomas & Nancy O'Neill
Olga & Richard Rothschild
Olga & Richard Rothschild
Francis & Patricia Shea
Larence Smith
Joel & Catherine Stein
Charles & Cheryl Tufankjian
Lanci & Page Valentine
Freja Wagner

PENMOR AVIATION, Sheila and Richard Morse
SHORELINE AVIATION, Ann Pollard, Keith Douglass
Holly and Brendan Kissane
Reggie and Steve McCormack
Kathy and Jack Shield

complete list

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All official correspondence between the Duxbury Music Festival and the applicant, including the Festival's acceptance letter, will be via email. Each student MUST enter an email address on his/her application and make certain that the email address is currently correct and will be the proper email address from June 1 to July 19, 2016. Students must send a trial email to Stephen Deitz at s.deitz@sscmusic.org. A physical street address will be used for general correspondence purposes ONLY if the student does not have an email address to which correspondence may be sent.

I understand that the information in this application is true to the best of my knowledge and that the CD submitted is my own unedited performance. I also understand that the Duxbury Music Festival reserves the right to discharge students who have submitted false or misleading information in the application process.

If accepted as a student of the Duxbury Music Festival, I agree to abide by South Shore Conservatory regulations. I agree not to bring any alcoholic beverages or firearms onto SSC or resident premises or to possess or engage in the illegal use of drugs while a student of the Duxbury Music Festival.

Students are expected to comport themselves with basic standards of honesty and character. Plagiarism, cheating, and dishonesty in SSC related matters are prohibited and can result in a a student's dismissal without refunding any part of the fees paid.

Consent is hereby given for the applicant, while a student at the Duxbury Music Festival, to participate in SSC radio, television, and transcribed programs without compensation and for photographs taken at the Duxbury Music Festival to be used in SSC-approved publications.

I understand that a $500 tuition deposit is required by June 1, 2016.


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