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Xavier Foley to Receive MFS Career Advancement Award for 2017

April 22, 2017
Double bassist Xavier Foley has been chosen to receive the Musical Fund Society Career Advancement Award for 2017. Mr. Foley will be in attendance at the MFS Spring Meeting / Collation, held on May 2nd, to obtain the $5000 prize. Mr. Foley hails from Marietta, Georgia and has studied with Hal Robinson and Eric Sessler […]

2017 Annual Meeting and Collation

March 22, 2017
The Society’s Annual Meeting and Collation will be held on Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at 5:00 pm. The Union League 140 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Member Fee Options: Patron ($125) – Includes $75.00 for dinner and a $50.00 donation. Sponsor ($75) – Dinner only. Guest Fee Options: Guest  ($85) Prospective Member ($45)

Julia Wolfe Wins Pulitzer Prize in Music

May 21, 2015
Composer Julia Wolfe’s Anthracite Fields, an oratorio for chorus and sextet commissioned by Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia, has been awarded the 2015 Pulitzer Prize in Music. Mendelssohn Club premiered the work on April 26, 2014 at the Philadelphia Episcopal Cathedral along with the Bang on a Can All-Stars musical ensemble, which is based in New […]