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The Music Institute of Chicago 86th Anniversary Gala presents special guest, violinist: Joshua Bell who will receive the Dushkin Award from the Four Seasons Hotel. The MIC Anniversary Gala is the single largest source of merit scholarship and need based financial aid for students of the Community Music School and the Academy, as well as underwriting for the for Music Institute's longstanding outreach programs. Through the generosity of civic, corporate, and philanthropic leaders, more than 500 Music Institute of Chicago students receive more than $500,000 in financial aid and scholarships each year.

The Dushkin Award was established in 1985 in memory of the Music Institute's founders, Dorothy and David Dushkin. Each year, the Music Institute of Chicago honors an individual who exemplifies the spirit of the award as an exceptional artist, music educator, and role model for our students. 

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