Donations to the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music
We are grateful for friends and alumni who consider the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music for financial gifts and gift-in-kind donations. Your gifts enrich the lives of our students and the music they make. If you have an instrument to give, or would like to have more information about making a gift, please contact Brian Rice in the Office of the Dean at (202) 319-5417.
Checks for donations to the Thomas Mastroianni Scholarship Fund should be designated by writing "Scholarship Fund" in the memo line of the check and mailed to the address below:
The Catholic University of America
Benjamin T. Rome School of Music
620 Michigan Ave., N.E.
Washington DC 20064
Recent donations include the following:
Susan Hill Clark donated a mahogany Chickering Baby Grand piano.
The estate of Keith Steyer gave a generous donation of instruments (soprano and bass clarinets, a digital piano, and a Spanish six-string guitar), as well as sheet music, scores, and a large collection of recordings.
Padraic Brown gave an Etsey “Style T” Reed organ.
Erick and Jane Chiang donated an Everett Baby Grand piano in excellent condition.
Ms. Lura Johnson donated piano parts for a Steinway Model B for our rebuilding projects/piano technician studio.
The School of Music received a Sperrhake Model 168 single manual harpsichord. It was donated from the Estate of George Steiner, foundered for the Department of Music at The George Washington University.
Alumna Shirley (Echard) Cann, D.M.A. ’73, donated 76 scores as well as other books and materials related to music education, choral music, and orchestral works.
We received a Decker & Sons Opera Grand Piano from the family of Carl Peter.
The Benjamin T. Rome School of Music received several opera libretti from Arlene & Irwin Chapman.