Graduation & Awards Recognition Ceremony, May 13, 2016, in historic Music Hall.


UW–Madison’s music alumni number over 4,000. They follow a wide variety of career and life paths and are an accomplished and distinguished group.

Support our students and our school!

Visit this page and search using the keyword “music” or enter these specific titles and numbers:

  • School of Music Fund – 132629070 — This broad fund appreciates your donations and allocates them among our students.
  • Dr. Stanley and Shirley Inhorn Strings Scholarship Fund – 132620020
  • Music Alumni Scholarship Fund – 112621735
  • Karen K. Bishop Fund for the Director of University Opera – 132620000
  • Kathleen Harker Diversity Scholarship for Voice and Opera Fund – 112620012
  • Kristi J. Gjermundson-Dearing Scholarship in Voice Fund – 132620014
  • Additionally, several funds exist to support the Summer Music Clinic and the Madison Early Music Festival. Many of our college students have participated in and benefited from these community-wide programs.

The School of Music Needs You

We know that you know that securing funding for music students is very challenging. Please help us to increase the number of our alumni donors.

If you’ve never made a gift to the school, please make one. If you’ve given in the past but not recently, please give again. If you are a regular donor, thank you! And if you can increase your gift, please do.

Click to learn about giving opportunities at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Foundation.