Laurie Frink Career Grant Winners
Riley Mulherkar and Tony Glausi are the first two recipients of the the Laurie Frink Career Grant.
According to the foundation's website, its purpose is "to honor her and prepare the way for her legacy to continue – to inspire and promote artistic integrity, beauty, grace, and humor."
Riley Mulherkar has been very active with the Westerlies, winning the "Sound Places” grant from Chamber Music America and playing 75 concerts in 20 states, including new collaborations with Dave Douglas and indie band Fleet Foxes. He has also served as musical director at Jazz at Lincoln Center with Wynton Marsalis and Dee Dee Bridgewater.
Tony Glausi graduated with a master's degree in composition from the University of Oregon in June. That month, he also won first prize in the 2017 ITG International Trumpet Guild Jazz Competition. He also released a live album of original music for jazz quintet. In September, he won First Prize in the Carmine Caruso Competition.
The Foundation continues to accept donations, which are 100% tax deductible. To make a donation, please visit the website:
Or, write a check payable to the Alsop Family Foundation, and return to:
The Laurie Frink Career Fund
Alsop Family Foundation
c/o Horsfall & Fipps, P.C.
777 High Street, Suite 100
Eugene, OR 97401
Source: Lois Martin, Laurie Frink Career Fund