Each year the plan is to select up to three recipients, with preference for Pro Musicis artists, to receive a $4,000 grant in support of their project.
Award #4, presented May 17, 2017
GOLDEN GATE MUSIC BRIDGE—project of pianist Elizabeth Dorman in 2017—provided coaching for San Francisco public high school music students to contextualize repertoire and create dialog for adults and children with developmental disabilities.
“This was one of the most meaningful experiences of my life. Without Pro Musicis, this project wouldn’t have happened.” Elizabeth Dorman
Award #5, presented May 17, 2017
NOTES WITH A PURPOSE—founded by Pro Musicis artist Alexandria Le in 2014—is a Las Vegas non-profit dedicated to providing engaging, high-quality musical experiences to cultivate life-long appreciation of the arts.
“I feel incredibly moved to be honored under the memory of Father Merlet. Performing Pro Musicis concerts ultimately inspired me to start Notes with a Purpose.” Alexandria Le
Award #6, presented May 17, 2017
SEAS: SUSTAINABLE ENVIRONMENT THROUGH ARTS AND SCIENCES—created by Pro Musicis artist Juliann Ma in 2016—is a video project featuring dancers performing alongside Juliann at the piano and telling, through movement and wordless sound, the story of climate change.
“SEAS unites artists and scientists in creating unique performing arts immersions that awaken audiences to the impact we have on nature.” Juliann Ma