Donors like you fuel every aspect of musical life at the University of Chicago and in the Hyde Park
community. By making a gift to the Department of Music, the Chicago Center for Contemporary Composition,
the Performance Programs, or UChicago Presents, you join a community that recognizes the power of music
to connect, shape, and inspire.
Fill out the form to the left to make a one-time or recurring gift, or learn about planned giving opportunities and prepare your legacy.
The University of Chicago Department of Music provides a world-class interdisciplinary environment for the
creation and study of music from all cultures, traditions, and time periods. The department’s renowned
faculty educate future leaders in the study of music history, theory, composition, and ethnomusicology. The
Chicago Center for Contemporary Composition provides a peerless environment for the development of new music
by composers and performers at all stages of their career. The department’s Performance Program
nurtures a lifelong love of music through performance opportunities in more than 15 ensembles and programs.
And the University of Chicago Presents enlightens and inspires audiences through insightful programs
performed by some the greatest musicians in the world.
There are many ways to give to the Department of Music, including donations of cash, gifts of securities,
employers’ matching gifts programs, or through a planned gift. Please contact us directly for more
If you have questions about how philanthropy supports the study and performance of music at the University of
Chicago, or where to direct a specific gift, please contact:
Director, Humanities Division
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