Friends of MCW

The Men of MCW

PAUL HARVEY, JR. — concert pianist, radio host and broadcaster, and writer for The Rest of the Story—is an inductee into the National Radio Hall of Fame.  Annually, Mr. Harvey funds two MCW Scholarships in the category of Voice—The Lynne Cooper Harvey Foundation Scholarship and The Lynne Harvey Foundation Scholarship, in honor of her sister, Virginia Cooper Maier—a part of his extensive philanthropic interests.

Paul Harvey, Jr. with J'nai Bridges, Winner of

The Lynn Cooper Harvey Foundation Scholarship

A true opera great, internationally famous, Grammy award winner, SAMUEL RAMEY has reigned as one of the music world’s foremost interpreters of bass and bass-baritone operatic and concert repertoire.

Samuel Ramey with his wife, Lindsey Larson Ramey,

MCW winner of The Farwell Trust Award

Other Friends of MCW

Visit these sites to learn about other Chicago organizations committed to providing music education and performance opportunities for young people.

Chicago Children's Choir

Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestras

Enjoy Great Music, Great Stories and Great Shows!

Light Opera Works