Month: December 2017

Happy Holidays and New Year!

All of us here at The Musicians Foundation wish you (and those you love) a very happy holiday filled with music, peace and joy in the New Year!

Announcing the Pat Hicks Memorial Founders Scholarship Fund at Musicians Institute

Pat Hicks and his Epiphone

In honor of the tremendous legacy of Musicians Institute’s co-founder Pat Hicks, we have established a new scholarship fund in his memory. Pat helped to inspire and change the lives of countless thousands of musicians the world over.

We’re asking MI alumni, friends and family around the world for their donations (in any amount) to a special scholarship fund that will be awarded to a deserving student at Musicians Institute in Pat’s honor.

Please click here to donate directly, and follow these easy steps:

  • Our non-profit website:

  • Click Donate Now button

  • Please choose amount

  • Choose a program: “Other Scholarship Fund”

  • Is this a gift in honor of, or in memory of someone?  Choose “Yes”…Pat Hicks.

  • Fill out the form with your information, click Donate.

  • Pay via PayPal or credit card.

  • You will receive an instant 100% tax deduction IRS acknowledgement letter.

When the fund reaches $1,000, we will create the first of these scholarships (to be awarded in 2018) and will continue to create others in increments of $1,000.

Please donate today to this special memorial scholarship in honor of Pat Hicks, and share this post!

Watch his recent MI Oral History Video here:

Pat presiding over a 1980’s MI graduation ceremony

Pat Hicks with Musicians Foundation Executive Director, and MI Vice President Beth Marlis