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Joseph W. Polisi
Joseph W. Polisi was named president of Juilliard in 1984.
Articles by Joseph W. Polisi
The Broad Palette of Van Cliburn’s Life
Following are excerpts from Juilliard President Joseph W. Polisi’s eulogy at alumnus Van Cliburn’s funeral.
On Becoming Informed Citizens
An article recently appeared in The Juilliard Journal written by one of our doctoral students, Benjamin Laude, addressing Palestinian-Israeli issues. I read the article before ...
Ralph F. Leach 1917-2010
Juilliard president Joseph W. Polisi remembers the late Ralph Leach—mentor, wise counselor, and friend.
Message to the Juilliard Community From the President
In its 103-year history, Juilliard has experienced innumerable challenges. In each instance, the School has emerged as a stronger and more resourceful institution.
Rosemary Willson 1921-2010
One of Juilliard’s most generous benefactors, Rosemary Willson, passed away in Los Angeles on January 25, 2010.
Celebrating a Landmark Anniversary
In celebration of his 25th anniversary as Juilliard president, Joseph W. Polisi looks back on his years at the School. In 1984, when the 36-year-old ...
A City Transformed By a Terrible Morning
The human mind is well known for adjusting distant memories in ways that are often unexpected. So it is regarding my recollections of the tragedy ...
Bruce MacCombie 1943-2012
The Juilliard community and the music profession at large lost a great composer, colleague, and friend with the death of Bruce MacCombie on May 2, 2012.
Mary Rodgers Guettel 1931-2014
Longtime Juilliard board member and patron Mary Rodgers Guettel died on June 26, 2014.
President Polisi's Address
Juilliard students: Have a year full of joy, creativity, idealism, whimsy, and intellectual as well as artistic growth.
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