Juilliard School

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The Juilliard School, informally referred to as Juilliard and located in the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, New York City, is a performing arts conservatory established in 1905.wikipedia
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Frank Damrosch

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The conductor and music-educator Frank Damrosch continued as the Institute's dean, and the Australian pianist and composer Ernest Hutcheson was appointed dean of the Graduate School.
In 1905, Damrosch founded the New York Institute of Musical Art, which later became the Juilliard School.

Augustus D. Juilliard

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In 1920, the Juilliard Foundation was created, named after textile merchant Augustus D. Juilliard, who bequeathed a substantial amount of money for the advancement of music in the United States.
Trustees of his estate set up the Juilliard Foundation in 1920 to accomplish his goals, and in 1924 established The Juilliard School in New York City as a graduate music conservatory.

Upper West Side

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The Juilliard School, informally referred to as Juilliard and located in the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, New York City, is a performing arts conservatory established in 1905.
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Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts

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The Juilliard School, informally referred to as Juilliard and located in the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, New York City, is a performing arts conservatory established in 1905.
The development of the condominium at 3 Lincoln Center, completed in 1991, designed by Lee Jablin of Harman Jablin Architects, made possible the expansion of The Juilliard School and the School of American Ballet.

Pulitzer Prize for Music

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The president of the school at that time was William Schuman, the first winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Music.
In addition to being the first woman to receive the award, Ellen Taaffe Zwilich was also the first woman to receive a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in composition at the Juilliard School of Music.

Juilliard String Quartet

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Schuman established the Juilliard String Quartet in 1946 and the Dance Division in 1951, under the direction of Martha Hill.
The Juilliard String Quartet is a classical music string quartet founded in 1946 at the Juilliard School in New York by William Schuman.

Martha Hill

Schuman established the Juilliard String Quartet in 1946 and the Dance Division in 1951, under the direction of Martha Hill.
She was the first Director of Dance at the Juilliard School, and held that position for almost 35 years.

Teachers College, Columbia University

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William Schuman graduated from Columbia's Teachers College (BS 1935, MA 1937) and attended the Juilliard Summer School in 1932, 1933 and 1936.
Notable alumni and former faculty include John Dewey, Carl Rogers, Margaret Mead, Georgia O'Keeffe, Edward Thorndike, Maxine Greene, William Heard Kilpatrick, Donna Shalala, William Schuman (former president of the Juilliard School), Lee Huan (Premier of the Republic of China), Shirley Chisholm (first black woman elected to the United States Congress), Mary Adelaide Nutting (the world's first professor of nursing), Zhang Boling (founder of Nankai University), Hamden L. Forkner (founder of Future Business Leaders of America), E. Gordon Gee (former president of Brown University and chancellor of Vanderbilt University), and Chester Earl Merrow (a U.S. Representative from New Hampshire).

Joseph W. Polisi

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Dr. Joseph W. Polisi became president of Juilliard in 1984, after Peter Mennin died. In May 2017, retired New York City Ballet principal dancer Damian Woetzel was named President, replacing Joseph W. Polisi.
Joseph William Polisi (born 1947) was the President of The Juilliard School from 1984 to May 2017, having assumed the position upon the death of his predecessor, Peter Mennin.

Columbia University

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The two schools shared a common Board of Directors and President (Columbia University professor John Erskine) but retained their distinct identities.
Joint degree programs are available through Union Theological Seminary, the Jewish Theological Seminary of America, as well as through the Juilliard School.

Manhattan

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The Juilliard School, informally referred to as Juilliard and located in the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, New York City, is a performing arts conservatory established in 1905.
Manhattan has various colleges and universities, including Columbia University (and its affiliate Barnard College), Cooper Union, Marymount Manhattan College, New York Institute of Technology, New York University (NYU), The Juilliard School, Pace University, Berkeley College, The New School, Yeshiva University, and a campus of Fordham University.

Bruce Kovner

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In 2006, Juilliard received a trove of precious music manuscripts from board chair and philanthropist Bruce Kovner.
Kovner serves as Chairman of the Board of The Juilliard School and Vice Chairman of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts.

Peter Mennin

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Peter Mennin, another composer with directorial experience at the Peabody Conservatory, was elected as his successor.
In 1958, he was named Director of the Peabody Conservatory in Baltimore, and in 1962 became President of the Juilliard School, a position he held until his death in 1983.

New York City

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The Juilliard School, informally referred to as Juilliard and located in the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, New York City, is a performing arts conservatory established in 1905.
The city also has other smaller private colleges and universities, including many religious and special-purpose institutions, such as St. John's University, The Juilliard School, Manhattan College, The College of Mount Saint Vincent, Fashion Institute of Technology, Parsons School of Design, The New School, Pratt Institute, The School of Visual Arts, The King's College, and Wagner College.

William Schuman

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The president of the school at that time was William Schuman, the first winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Music.
In 1945, he became president of the Juilliard School, founding the Juilliard String Quartet while there.

Ernest Hutcheson

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The conductor and music-educator Frank Damrosch continued as the Institute's dean, and the Australian pianist and composer Ernest Hutcheson was appointed dean of the Graduate School.
He became a member of the faculty at the Juilliard School, and successively Dean (1926–1937) and President (1937–1945) of the school.

John Erskine (educator)

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The two schools shared a common Board of Directors and President (Columbia University professor John Erskine) but retained their distinct identities.
He was the first president of the Juilliard School of Music from 1928 to 1937.

Bloomingdale Insane Asylum

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The Institute opened in the former Lenox Mansion, Fifth Avenue and 12th Street, on October 11. It moved in 1910 to 120 Claremont Avenue in the Morningside Heights neighborhood of Manhattan, onto a property purchased from Bloomingdale Insane Asylum.
Some of the property was purchased by The Juilliard School and served as its campus until 1969.

Claremont Avenue

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The Institute opened in the former Lenox Mansion, Fifth Avenue and 12th Street, on October 11. It moved in 1910 to 120 Claremont Avenue in the Morningside Heights neighborhood of Manhattan, onto a property purchased from Bloomingdale Insane Asylum.
The Manhattan School of Music has occupied the former Juilliard School building at 130 Claremont Ave since Juilliard moved to Lincoln Center in 1969.

Solfège

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Mennin made significant changes to the L&M program—ending ear training and music history and hiring the well known pedagogue Renée Longy to teach solfège.
In the United States of America, the fixed-do system is principally taught at The Juilliard School in New York City and the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia.

Royal Academy of Music

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In September 2005, Colin Davis conducted an orchestra that combined students from the Juilliard and London's Royal Academy of Music at the BBC Proms, and during 2008 the Juilliard Orchestra embarked on a successful tour of China, performing concerts as part of the Cultural Olympiad in Beijing, Suzhou, and Shanghai under the expert leadership of Maestro Xian Zhang.
In summer 2012, John Adams conducted an orchestra which combined students from the Academy and New York's Juilliard School at the Proms and at New York's Lincoln Center.

John Houseman

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In 1968, Mennin hired John Houseman to manage a new Drama Division, and in 1969 oversaw Juilliard's relocation from Claremont Avenue to Lincoln Center.
Houseman became the founding director of the Drama Division at The Juilliard School, and held this position from 1968 until 1976.

List of recipients of the National Medal of Arts

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In 1999, the Juilliard School was awarded the National Medal of Arts.

Damian Woetzel

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In May 2017, retired New York City Ballet principal dancer Damian Woetzel was named President, replacing Joseph W. Polisi.
In May 2017, Woetzel was named President of the Juilliard School, replacing Joseph W. Polisi.

Andrew Thomas (composer)

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In addition to Fuschi, directors of Juilliard's Pre-College Division have included composer Dr. Andrew Thomas.
He studied with Karel Husa at Cornell University, with Nadia Boulanger in Paris, and earned his M.M. and D.M.A. Degrees in Composition at The Juilliard School.