Institutional Award: The Fine Arts Society of Indianapolis for Their Overall Programming
The Fine Arts Society of Indianapolis, WICR-FM
The Fine Arts Society of Indianapolis is a public charitable trust established to promote the understanding and appreciation of the fine and performing arts. Each year the Society produces and provides funds for more than 5,400 hours of professionally produced classical music programming. This programming is broadcast on WICR FM, the radio station of the University of Indianapolis. Carrying out this unique role in broadcasting since 1969, the Society has contributed more than $800,000 in its pursuit to bring the best to the listeners of Indianapolis. For the Society’s outstanding contribution the Peabody Board recognizes the accomplishments of both the Society itself as well as the individual contributions made by Norbert Neuss, its Founder and President.