2015 DeLucia Winners Announced

The Mockingbird Foundation is proud to announce the winners of the 2015 DeLucia Awards, recognizing innovators in music education, including the recipient of this year’s $1,000 DeLucia Prize: David Birrow (2015 DeLucia Prize … Continue Reading →


Phish fans grant… funds for drums

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  • 2 April, 2015
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Article in The Tennessean, 4/1/15.


$42K More in Music Education Grants!

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  • 24 March, 2015
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The Mockingbird Foundation, an all-volunteer nonprofit founded and run entirely by Phish fans, has announced twelve new grants totaling $42,900 in support of music education for children. The grants come … Continue Reading →


DeLucia Awards for Music Educators Return

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  • 29 January, 2015
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The Mockingbird Foundation is proud to announce that its program of recognizing innovators in music education has been revived and restructured. Established in 2004, the DeLucia Awards honor Mockingbird founder Craig … Continue Reading →


2015 Contributors

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  • 5 January, 2015
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The Mockingbird Foundation acknowledges, and expresses appreciation for, the many individuals and corporations who have provided generous tax-deductible donations to support our efforts in funding music education through all-volunteer nonprofit projects. Contributions are … Continue Reading →


Capstone for Mockingbird

The Foundation is honored to receive a check for $4,115 from the Silver Creek Leadership Academy in Longmont, CO, run by Carrie Adams. Joey Fischer, one of the Academy’s students, … Continue Reading →


Mockingbird Ambassadors Announced

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  • 14 November, 2014
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The Mockingbird Foundation is proud to announce a new program recognizing key supporters of its core mission through a new annual process. Many people beyond the Foundation’s formal structure invest … Continue Reading →


RIP Brent Washburn

We are saddened to share the news of the passing of Brenton (“Brent”) Washburn on October 1st. From his wife, Megan: “He loved Phish. He saw 103 shows, with his … Continue Reading →


Mockingbird Starts Scholarship Repository

The Mockingbird Foundation has on various occasions engaged scholarship about Phish, in conjunction with its mission of encyclopedic documentation about the band and its music. The Foundation now takes that … Continue Reading →


Yes, Uke Can!

See the Loudest Librarian’s post about the ukulele workshop for kids at the Pacifica Libraries, funded by the Mockingbird Foundation.