Many persons in small-town America love the experience of listening to serious live music, and we are grateful that the Foundation brings such quality to us. I hope we can have more concerts from the Foundation–in fact, my wife and I would be happy to attend one about once a week!

— E.B., Snyder, TX

Staff & Board

Founder and Artistic Director Evan Drachman established the Foundation in 1990 in honor of his grandfather, Gregor Piatigorsky. Mr. Drachman (bio) is a professional cellist and a respected authority on the presentation of live classical music for diverse audiences.

A thriving volunteer network makes it possible for the Foundation to present more than 200 performances each season with a small full time staff. The Foundation’s full time administrative staff consists of Concert Coordinator Kathleen Le Blanc.

 

Board of Directors

Evan Drachman
President, Founder & Artistic Director
Lutherville, MD
Robert E. Allen, Jr.
Director
Sitka, AK
Walter B. Morton
Director
Metairie, LA
Robert Cane
Director
New York, NY
Ira Talbi
Treasurer
New York, NY
Richard Dowling
Director
New York, NY
Michael A. Varet
Secretary
New York, NY
Craig Michaelson
Vice President
New York, NY
Jephta Drachman
Director Emeritus

 

Advisory Board

Leon Botstein Luis Garcia-Renart Miriam Shames
Yo-Yo Ma Steven Isserlis Scott Waxman
Leon Fleisher Margaret LeMay-Lewis Bruce G. Wilcox