Named Scholarships

Precollege Named Endowed Scholarships, established in honor of and gratitude to the following distinguished faculty members, are given out every year in perpetuity. Additional funding for each of these named endowed scholarships increases the amount awarded to Precollege scholarship students each year.

The Constance Keene Precollege Piano Award

Established in 2011 in memory of Constance Keene, a beloved member of the piano faculty who taught at Manhattan School of Music from 1969 to 2005. This scholarship is awarded to a pianist annually.

The Dianne Danese Flagello Scholarship

Created in honor of Dianne Flagello, beloved Director of the Precollege Division for 25 years, on the occasion of her retirement from Manhattan School of Music. The Flagello Scholarship is awarded annually to students on any instrument.

The Marion Feldman Award

Created in 1998 to celebrate faculty member Marion Feldman, master cellist and pedagogue. The Feldman Award is given to one or more Precollege cellists every year.

The Patinka Kopec Precollege Violin Scholarship

Established in 2012 in honor of the pedagogical excellence of violinist Patinka Kopec. The Kopec Scholarship is given to one or more Precollege violinists every year.

The Rosetta Goodkind Piano Scholarship

Created to commemorate esteemed piano pedagogue Rosetta Goodkind, a teacher in the Precollege Division for 37 years, who passed away in July 2011. The Goodkind Scholarship is awarded to one or two Precollege pianists every year.