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Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck Performance

Charlotte Holliday

Thursday evening, February 13, four very busy suburban Maryland teens traveled to downtown DC.The invitation to play for the esteemed Lawfirm of Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck came from Partners Russ Sullivan and Sarah Walters (Tacy Foundation Board Member).All four volunteers enthusiastically responded to the invitation and then proceeded to find time to travel there after school via car, Metro & bus.  All parents supported this opportunity without hesitation.Their efforts were appreciated so much by the Firm.  Additionally, their live music and Tacy Foundation leadership in programs and CD outreach to Fisher Houses and hospitals raised funds for TF programs. Each performer...


HOC Honor Roll Award

Charlotte Holliday

This past Wednesday (Feb 19), Founder and Artistic Director Charlotte Holliday received an email from the Housing Opportunities Commission Resident Services Supervisor, Stephanie Moore, with the excellent news that the Tacy Foundation was submitted for consideration for HOC's Honor Roll Award and was chosen as one of the recipients! This annual award is given to individuals and/or organizations who have made significant contributions throughout Montgomery County, to HOC, and to our customers.On March 4, Mrs. Holliday and Richard Pedersen will receive the award in Kensington, Maryland.What a huge honor for the Foundation! Commendations to all the volunteers that support Foundation...


Senior Interview 2/5/2020

Charlotte Holliday

“Music and the arts make a bridge across this world in ways that nothing else can.” - Julie Andrews Music connects people across generations; not only through beloved songs, but also through the emotions and memories associated with them. At Tacy Foundation, young musicians share their talent and passion for music with senior citizens at live music events. Recently, the Tacy Foundation decided to strengthen this connection by giving the youth the opportunity to interview seniors about their lives and how music has impacted them. As a part of the Tacy Foundation, we decided to be a part of this...


Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center Performance

Charlotte Holliday

Yesterday, 1/29/2020, a very brave and compassionate teen played at the John Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center in Baltimore. This world-renowned hospital is the place where the Holliday Piano Studio donated the first children's CDs for Breast Cancer patients for the Center and for Avon Foundation. After that experience, we became The Tacy Foundation, a nonprofit charitable organization to empower youth and music to make a difference in the world. We are now being invited to participate in Live Music for the Art of Healing program at Kimmel. Lizzie Boyson of Annapolis, a prodigious violin student at Peabody Preparatory Institute, and...