Concise Encyclopedia of Tufts History
Elizabeth Verveer Tishler Prize in Music Performance, 1984
The Elizabeth Verveer Tishler Prize in Music Performance, established in 1984 by Elizabeth Verveer Tishler, J1931, is awarded on the basis of a competition, open to all undergraduates except those enrolled in the Tufts-NEC dual degree program. Performance is limited to classical, jazz, or modern work.
Elizabeth Muriel Verveer Tishler was born in December 1909. She and her husband, Max Tishler, met at Tufts. She is an accomplished musician, and the piano has had a special place for most of her life. She has two pianos at home and particularly enjoys playing two-piano works with a friend. She is also a sculptor.
She is a loyal friend of Wesleyan University and Tufts University. She and her husbant, Max Tishler, have been valued supporters of Tufts for a long time. She has been a quiet but consistent and dedicated supporter of the chemistry department at Tufts for many years, as well as the music department.
Source: BTU[Arts and Sciences/Engineering]; 100H