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    Make a Gift

    KenanMusicBldgBrooks3.jpgThank you for your interest in supporting the Department of Music.

    Despite significant budget cuts in recent years, we continue to provide the best possible education for our undergraduate and graduate students. We have been able to do so in no small part because of the generosity of people like you: alumni and friends of the Department and the University. 

    Please consider a gift to the Music Department today to help us realize the dreams and aspirations of our students and faculty. For more information, you may contact me or Peyton Daniels at the Arts & Sciences Foundation (919-843-5285 or Peyton.Daniels@unc.edu).

    Thank you!
    Professor of Music and Chair
    919-962-1039

    Some Giving Options

    Hill Hall Renovation

    The Department of Music is now in the planning stages of a $15 million project to renovate Hill Hall auditorium and rotunda! A generous $5 million gift from the William R. Kenan Jr. Charitable Trust and support the Provost's Office kicked off the campaign, which will transform the auditorium into a more acoustically pleasing, climate controlled space, and make the rotunda and surrounding classrooms beautiful once again. You can donate to the renovation project or even purchase a named seat in the new auditorium by following the instructions below. To donate online:

    1. Click the blue “Make a Gift Now” link at the bottom of this page.
    2. Once there, click the “Please Select a Fund" drop-down menu and select "Hill Hall Auditorium Renovation Fund."
    3. Enter an amount and click the yellow "Add to Cart" button proceed with a secure online giving process.

    The James and Lilian Pruett Graduate Fellowships Fund in Music

    The Pruett Fund honors distinguished alumni James W. Pruett (1932–2014) and Lilian P. Pruett. After 25 years on the UNC music faculty and ten as Department Chair (1976–1986), James Pruett served as Chief of the Music Division at the Library of Congress from 1987–1995. The Pruett Fund extends that legacy by supporting the Pruett Fellowships, which fund a summer of archival work at the LOC’s Music Division for three UNC musicology graduate students each year. Donations to the fund may be mailed to James and Lilian Pruett Graduate Fellowships Fund; The Department of Music; Hill Hall, CB# 3320; Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3320, or made online by following the instructions below:

    1. Click the blue “Make a Gift Now” at the bottom of this page.
    2. Once there, click the blue “Search Funds” button on the right side of the page. This link will direct you to a “Search Funds” text box.
    3. Type “James W. and Lilian P. Pruett Fund in Music” or the designation number “104357” into the box and click “Search.” You will see “James W. and Lilian P. Pruett Fund in Music” as an option.
    4. Click “give” to the right of the fund’s name to enter an amount and proceed with a secure online giving process.

    Professor Richard Luby Memorial Fund

    This fund was established in 2013 to honor the extraordinary contributions of Richard Luby, professor of violin and chamber music, who taught in the Department from 1979 until his death in January 2013. Gifts can be made by writing a check to the Professor Richard Luby Memorial Fund and mailing it to The Department of Music, Hill Hall, CB# 3320, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3320. To make an online donation to the Luby Memorial fund:

    1. Click the blue “Make a Gift Now” link at the bottom of this page.
    2. Once there, click the “Please Select a Fund" drop-down menu and select "Professor Richard E. Luby Memorial Fund."
    3. Enter an amount and click the yellow "Add to Cart" button proceed with a secure online giving process.

      Online Giving

      Online giving to the UNC Department of Music is easy and secure. Simply follow the blue "Make a Gift Now" link below and click the "Please Select a Fund" drop-down menu to proceed with a secure online giving process.

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