Month: May 2014

Chuck Silverman Memorial Drum Scholarship Established, Celebration Event Set for May 14th in Hollywood


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Members of the public, students, alumni, and all are cordially invited to celebrate Chuck’s life (and teachings) alongside his friends and family on Wednesday, May 14, 2014 – in MI’s Concert Hall (doors open at 8pm). Please come to share your Chuck stories, fond memories, pictures and jam alongside our Latin LPW faculty band. Please RSVP to (MI Faculty, Students and Staff do not need to RSVP).

Donate to the Chuck Silverman Memorial Drum Scholarship Fund:

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Musicians Institute and The Musicians Foundation have created a drum scholarship to honor the memory, exceptional talent and artistic career of longtime MI Drum faculty member Chuck Silverman. Donations to the scholarship are 100% tax deductible, and may be made via two methods:

METHOD 1) Checks can be made out to: 



  • c/o Beth Marlis
  • 6752 Hollywood Blvd.
  • Hollywood CA 90028

Please put “Chuck Silverman Scholarship” in the memo line. You will receive a hard copy letter, as proof of donation for your records and IRS purposes.


METHOD 2) Secure, tax-deductible online donations can be made directly to The Chuck Silverman Memorial Drum Scholarship fund:

 Fill out the entire online form and be sure to check these areas:

  • Please choose a program: Drum Program
  • If you do not see the area you wish to support listed above, enter your area of interest:  CHUCK SILVERMAN
  • Is this a gift in honor of, or in memory of someone? Yes

You will receive an instant emailed receipt, as proof of donation for your records and IRS purposes.


Chuck Silverman, Long Time Musicians Institute Faculty Member


It is with deep sadness that Musicians Institute acknowledges the passing of long time Drum Program faculty member Chuck Silverman. Chuck passed away suddenly today from unknown causes. Information for memorial services and further details are pending at this time.

The entire MI family expresses its heartfelt condolences to the loved ones, friends, co-workers and students of Chuck and to the Silverman family.