Dushkin Award

The Dushkin Award was established in 1985 to honor the memory of the Music Institute's founders, Dorothy and David Dushkin.  This internationally-recognized award has been presented to some of this century's most revered and accomplished musical artists, educators and role models for students of the Music Institute of Chicago.


 

Past Dushkin Awardees

2018  Pinchas Zukerman

2017  Rachel Barton Pine

2016  Joshua Bell

2015  Deborah Rutter

2014  André Previn

2013  Lang Lang

2012  Stephen Sondheim

2011  Riccardo Muti

2010  Yo-Yo Ma

2009  James Conlon

2008  Steve Robinson & Bill McGlaughlin

2007  Leon Fleisher

2006  Midori

2005  William Mason

2004  Renée Fleming

2003  Sir Andrew Davis

2002  Mstislav Rostropovich

2001  Isaac Stern

2000  Christoph Eschenbach

1999  Pierre Boulez

1998  Zarin Mehta

1997  Samuel Ramey

1996  William Warfield

1995  Placido Domingo

1994  Henry Fogel, Daniel Barenboim (Honored Guest)

1993  Bruno Bartoletti

1992  Margaret Hillis

1993  Mr. & Mrs. William A. Boone

1990  Sherrill Milnes

1989  Sir Georg and Lady Solti

1987  Ardis Krainik

1986  Louis Sudler, Sr.

1985  Mr. & Mrs. Kenneth F. Montgomery