90th Anniversary Honorary Committee

Jeff Alexander               President, Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Ani Aznavoorian            Distinguished cellist, MIC alumna
Sergei Babayan            Distinguished pianist
Daniel Barenboim         Distinguished conductor and pianist, Dushkin Award
Rachel Barton Pine       Distinguished violinist, MIC alumna, Life Trustee,
                                      Dushkin Award
Emily Bear                     Distinguished pianist, MIC alumna
Dee Dee Bridgewater    Distinguished jazz vocalist
Gabriel Cabezas            Distinguished cellist, MIC alumnus
Alyce Claerbaut             President Billy Strayhorn Songs,
                                       past Executive Director Chicago Jazz Orchestra
James Conlon                Distinguished conductor, Dushkin Award
Sir Andrew Davis           Distinguished conductor, Dushkin Award
Stanley Davis                 Faculty, clarinet; Colburn Award
Roberto Diaz                  Distinguished violist; President, Curtis Institute of Music
Hon. Dick Durbin           Senator, United States Congress
Peter Dushkin                Founder's grandson
Christoph Eschenbach  Distinguished conductor, Dushkin Award
Inna Faliks                     Distinguished pianist; piano department chair, UCLA;
                                      MIC alumna
Elaine Felder                 Faculty, piano department chair, Colburn Award
David Finckel                 Distinguished cellist; Director, Chamber Music Society
                                      of Lincoln Center
Hon. Laura Fine            Senator, Illinois Legislature
Hon. Judy Fiske            Council Representative, City of Evanston
Leon Fleisher (deceased) Distinguished pianist, Dushkin Award
Renee Fleming              Distinguished opera singer, Dushkin Award
Henry Fogel                   Past CEO of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra,
                                       Dushkin Award
Anthony Freud               General Manager, Lyric Opera of Chicago
Hon. Robyn Gabel         Representative, Illinois Legislature
Victor Goines                 Jazz saxophonist, composer; Director of Jazz Studies,
                                       Northwestern University
Hon. Steve Hagerty       Mayor, City of Evanston
Wu Han                          Distinguished cellist; Director, Chamber Music Society
                                       of Lincoln Center
Sel Kardan                     President, Colburn School
Welz Kaufman               General Manager, Ravinia Festival
Ani Kavafian                  Distinguished violinist
Susan Kiphart                Past Trustee, Cultural Visionary Award for Chicago
Jennifer Koh                  Distinguished violinist, MIC alumna
Hon. Lori E. Lightfoot     Mayor, City of Chicago
Matthew Lipman            Distinguished violist, MIC alumnus
David Lisker                   Artistic Director, Lisker Foundation
Lyn Little                         Wife of the late Frank Little, past MIC President
Kate Liu                          Distinguished pianist, MIC alumna
Ron Losby                      President, Steinway Inc.
Wynton Marsalis             Distinguished trumpeter, composer and teacher
Tammy McCann              Distinguished jazz vocalist, faculty
Robert McDonald            Distinguished pianist

Bill McGlaughlin              Radio host, Dushkin Award
Zarin Mehta                     Past Executive Director Ravinia Festival, Dushkin Award
Sherrill Milnes                 Distinguished opera singer, Dushkin Award
Riccardo Muti                  Distinguished conductor, Dushkin Award
Claire Neiweem               Faculty, piano; Colburn Award
Ralph Neiweem               Faculty, piano; MIC alumnus, Colburn Award
Hon. Kathleen O'Hara     Village President, City of Lake Bluff
Hon. George Pandaleon  Mayor, City of Lake Forest
Liz Phair                           Singer Songwriter, MIC alumna
John J. Piepgras              Past MIC President
Hon. Ann Potter               Village President, Kenilworth
Hon. Toni Preckwinkle     President, Cook County Board
Menahem Pressler          Distinguished pianist
Hon. J.B. Pritzker            Governor, State of Illinois
Brendan Reilly                 Alderman, City of Chicago
Hon. Chris Rintz              President, Village of Winnetka
Marcus Roberts               Distinguished jazz pianist
Steve Robinson               Past General Manager, WFMT; Dushkin Award
Hon. Nancy R. Rotering  Mayor, Highland Park
Deborah Rutter               President and CEO, Kennedy Center for the Arts
E. Scott Santi                  CEO, ITW
Hon. Jan Schakowsky    Representative, United States Congress
Leonard Slatkin               Distinguished conductor
Terell Stafford                  Distinguished jazz trumpet player and educator
Audrey Thompson          Community Services Manager, City of Evanston
Hon. Elizabeth Tisdahl    Past Mayor, City of Evanston
Almita Vamos                  Faculty, violin; Colburn Award
Roland Vamos                 Faculty, viola; Colburn Award
Hon. George Van Dusen Mayor, Village of Skokie
Wendy Warner                Distinguished cellist, MIC alumna
Hon. Donald Wilson        Council Representative, City of Evanston
Phillip Ying                      Distinguished violinist, MIC alumnus