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The Georgina Joshi Foundation Inc

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Last Updated: 2015-09-24

At A Glance

The Georgina Joshi Foundation Inc

215 S. Hawthorne Dr.

South Bend, IN United States 46617-3440

URL: www.thegeorginajoshifoundation.org

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

EIN

208791238

BRIDGE Number

7736234883

Background

Established in 2007 in IN - Founded in memory of Georgina Joshi, a soprano vocalist, who was a student at the Indiana University (IU) Jacobs School of Music, and graduated with a degree in voice from the Royal College of Music in London. During high school, she was a member of the IUSB Philharmonic and the South Bend Chamber Singers, concertmistress of South Bend Youth Symphony and participated in summer music programs at Interlochen, Tanglewood Music Center and Aspen Music School. At the Royal College of Music, Ms. Joshi received a BMusic(Hons) degree. At the Jacobs School of Music, she received a Masters in Music degree. While at IU, Joshi appeared as a soloist in various concert works including Haydn’s "Creation," Handel’s "Solomon," Bach’s "B-Minor Mass," Britten’s "Hymn to St. Cecilia," Mendelssohn’s "Psalm 42," Schubert’s "Mass in A Flat Major," Mozart’s "Litaniae Lauritenae K.195," the Mozart "Requiem," the Brahms "Deutsches Requiem" and Harbison’s "due Libri." She also appeared with IU Opera Theatre as Clorinda in Rossini’s "Cenerentola" and as Despina in Mozart’s "Cosi fan Tutte." She performed more than any other student in the history of the Jacobs School of Music. In 2006, Ms. Joshi died in a plane crash with four fellow musicians who were on their way back from a rehearsal in Indiana.

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily for educational and career development opportunities for young musicians and singers, and to encourage and support the public performance of music.