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
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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!
2022 MMC SCHOLARSHIP AWARDEES
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.
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
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.