The Stecher and Horowitz Foundation

Mission

The Stecher and Horowitz Foundation is committed to furthering the education, recognition, and fostering of this generation of talented young musicians, as well as helping to  sustain and preserve the essence of our cultural life through audience development and community involvement. Directly serving pianists ages 16-25, the Foundation seeks and develops emerging talent through its flagship programs: The New York International Piano Competition and The Young Artists Series. The Foundation helps aspirants achieve their personal and professional goals through mentoring, career guidance, artistic development, and performance opportunities throughout the year. Individuality and excellence are mainstays of the Foundation’s core objectives, focusing the young artists’ horizons toward the pursuit of a realistic and attainable career in music.