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Conference review: DO Foundation sponsors premiere
of new work, selects grant winners for 2015-2016;
sets campaign for triennium

A new work by composer Dr. Steven Rosenhaus (center) was premiered at the Delta Omicron conference this summer on Thursday, July 16. The premiere was under the auspices of the Delta Omicron Foundation Inc.ís Thor Johnson Memorial Commission. The performance of "Quadtych," for cello and piano, was given by Dr. Adriana Ransom, cello (left), and Dr. Tuyen Tonnu, piano (right). Read more.

Also, at its annual meeting, held this year during the conference, Foundation trustees selected grant recipients for the 2015-2016 academic year. These grants will be disbursed during the fall semester and names of recipients will be announced at that time.

Trustees also agreed to work toward a goal of increasing the Foundation's principal fund, the interest from which is used to make the grants and support other projects of the Foundation.

View Foundation photo highlights from 2015 Conference.

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  Our Purpose  

The Delta Omicron Foundation supports and promotes music and musicians through:

  • educational grants for music study;
  • composer commissionings;
  • awards for musical accomplishments;

  • subsidies for publications and programs promoting music; and

  • national and international music endeavors.

  The Delta Omicron Foundation, Inc. was founded in 1958 and chartered in the State of Ohio as a non-profit corporation. The foundation was established by the authority of Delta Omicron International Music Fraternity for the purpose of complementing and augmenting the means and methods of reaching the objectives of the fraternity. Delta Omicron Foundation, Inc. is supported by tax-deductible donations and gifts of members and friends, and finances scholarships, grants-in-aid and awards. It promotes the extensive philanthropic program of the fraternity and supplements the Endowment Fund established in 1927.    
  Activities and Projects  

The Delta Omicron Foundation, Inc. promotes the cause of music through: