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Department of Music Awards Concert

The Friends of Music at Stanford present the Department of Music award winners for 2020-21 in a concert program that will premiere here on Saturday, June 5th at 2:30 PM.

The winners of the 2021 Department of Music Awards:

  • Louis J. Sudler Prize (awarded by HSDO): Sonja Johnson-Yu, conducting (Outstanding Achievements in Music)

  • Carol and Peter Polk Award: Jessica Lee, cello

  • Humanities and Sciences Undergraduate Prizes in Music: Laura Futamura, flute; Jenny Xiong, composition; Melinda Zhu, flute

  • Blew-Culley-LaFollette Prize (piano performance): Kendrick Shen

  • Daniel V. Robinson Prize (undergrad, instrumental performance): Sean Mori, violin

  • Rita Taylor Prize (undergrad, vocal performance): Cassidy McCleary, soprano

  • Patrick Butler Prize (undergrad, piano performance): Leslie Jin

  • Marie Gibson Prizes (undergrad or grad, vocal performance): Danny Ritz, tenor; Annette Dong, mezzo soprano

  • Friends of Music Graduate Prizes (instrumental/vocal performance): Lawrence Chiou, harpsichord; Thomas Colburn, alto saxophone

Each award recipient will perform a short program. The Awards Concert video will be available on demand until July 5th.

A downloadable program booklet is available below.