11 JUNE 2019 / Carnegie Hall Holds Medal of Excellence Gala

On Monday, June 10, Carnegie Hall hosted is Medal of Excellence Gala in New York City. The event honored Dr. Vartan Gregorian, president of Carnegie Corporation New York, a grant making foundation.

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) provided support for the event, and SNF representatives attended.

SNF supports Carnegie Hall’s Lullaby Project, which pairs new or expectant mothers in settings like homeless shelters and correctional facilities with teaching artists to compose original lullabies for their children. The foundation also provided past support for the Carnegie Hall Fellows programs to encourage young artists and the Distinctive Debuts series.