Maher Assumes Presidency of the Fischoff

NOTRE DAME, IN (August 10, 2010) - Timothy J. Maher, partner at Barnes & Thornburg, LLP, has assumed the presidency of the Fischoff National Chamber Music Association as of July 1, 2010.  He graduated from Cornell College with a Bachelor of Special Studies degree in history, politics, and English in 1987. Mr. Maher graduated in 1990 from Notre Dame Law School where he participated in the Concannon Programme of International Law in London.

"We as an organization are so fortunate to have Tim serving in this capacity," says Ann Divine, Executive Director. "We are confident that under his leadership, Fischoff will continue to grow nationally while expanding collaborations within our own community."

Board officers also include: Edward Bradley, Vice President; Craig Taelman, Secretary; and, JoAnn Wittenbach, Treasurer.

About Fischoff

Founded in 1973 in South Bend, the Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition has grown to become the largest chamber music competition in the world, and one of the most prestigious classical music prizes attainable today. Since its founding, more than 5,000 musicians have participated, many of whom have gone on to distinguished careers in music performance and education.  Committed to music education, the Fischoff also partners with competition alumni to bring free, innovative Arts-in-Education programs directly to children in their own schools and community centers throughout Michiana.