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Arthur Zankel Music Center

Arthur Zankel Music Center

Alfred Z. Solomon Community Fund for Children, Youth, & the Arts
Skidmore College received a generous grant from the Alfred Z. Solomon Charitable Trust in 2011. This endowed fund allows the Department of Music to reach into the community to make the arts accessible to the next generation of audiences by offering events for free for students and children of all ages.


  • Paul+Simon
    Each year Skidmore shares a lot of news about research, campus life, alumni, you name it. Which homepage stories reached the most eyeballs in 2017?
    Jan 4 2018
  • Beatlemore Skidmania 2017 was the last one under the oversight of its faculty founder, Gordon Thompson. He and student coordinator Will Scott '18 reflect on that and the future of the wildly popular tradition.
    Nov 20 2017
  • David+Brooks
    Renowned journalist and cultural critic David Brooks, speaking at Skidmore last week, argued that individual freedoms are good, but so are communitarian spirit and commitment.
    Nov 2 2017

Zankel Events

  • 7/20
    ZANKEL Helen Filene Ladd Concert Hall: Decoda Skidmore Chamber Music Student Interactive Performance This special concert is presented by the young artists of the Decoda Chamber Music Institute…
  • 7/20
    ZANKEL Helen Filene Ladd Concert Hall: Decoda Skidmore Chamber Music Final Student Performance Final concert featuring Decoda │ Skidmore Chamber Music Institute participants Join us for the…
  • 8/05
    ZANKEL Helen Filene Ladd Concert Hall: New York State Summer School of the Arts (NYSSSA) The NYSSSA School of Orchestral Studies is sponsored and supported by the New York State Education Department…

Zankel Spring 2018 events booklet