The Morning Music Club (MMC) was established on January 8, 1924 by a group of professional women musicians in the Nyack area.  MMC serves the community culturally, through its Concert Series; educationally, through its Music Scholarship Awards; and charitably; through its Outreach Program. Today, MMC attracts both men and women as members from Rockland and adjacent counties, and includes music lovers and patrons as well as musicians.  Read more history about the club here.  HISTORY

clip054-5 copy


Visit our Facebook Page

clip006-2 copy

We are so excited to announce that the HOPE AND PEACE Benefit Concert for Ukraine raised $13,600!  Thank you to all our generous donors, artists that donated their time and everyone who supported this worthy cause.  The money collected will be sent to the World Food Programme to benefit the people of Ukraine!

An amazing concert was held on May 17, 2022 to celebrate the winners of the Scholarship Competition. Thank you to all the generous donors and everyone who came out to support these musically talented students!


 The following Rockland County High School seniors are recognized as MMC Scholarship Awardees after competing in the March 14, 2022 auditions, and received the following awards at the Scholarship Recital held on May 17, 2022.

Award Given

1st  Place- $2500            Raymond F. Wright II and Morning Music Club                                     Award                                                                                                                 

1st Place- $2500             Morning Music Club award                                                         

2nd Place- $2000          Morning Music Club award                                                                                    

3rd Place- $1,500          Paul Laderach Memorial Award given by Françoise Laderach

3rd Place- $1,500          Dolores Blank Memorial Award given by Diane and Steven Blank

        Note:  The following donations have been made to the Scholarship Fund in Memory of:

          Francesca Richards by Catherine Reynolds and  Anne French by Abgail French



clip054-2 copy


Meetings and Calendar of Events

Scholarship Awards

 Since 1950 MMC has held annual scholarship auditions for musically talented Rockland County High School seniors who plan to continue their music studies in college or conservatory.  Winners are awarded monetary scholarships and are showcased in a public recital.  Donations to the scholarship fund are accepted at the door and throughout the year.  More information will be forthcoming.
 Outreach Program 
MMC sponsors special music programs in the community for the young, the elderly and the physically and mentally challenged.

An Invitation to Join MMC

Morning Music Club’s main thrust is to support and promote fine music.  MMC provides music lovers a venue to enjoy and appreciate professional musicians from Rockland County and the greater NY area.  Our members provide scholarships to Rockland County High School seniors to further their musical education.  MMC provides outreach to community charities by sponsoring local musicians to perform.  MMC Chorus, a volunteer ensemble from our membership also performs for senior centers and nursing homes in the area. Be a part of an organization that makes a difference in our community.  Join MMC by completing and mailing the application form,  along with $40 annual dues payable to: “Morning Music Club”,  Mail to: Bernice Rice Gerstein, Treasurer, 4 Baltic Court, New City, New York 10956.