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Department of Music Awards Concert

Thursday, June 10, 2021 (All day)
online at the Department of Music site


The Friends of Music at Stanford present the Department of Music award winners for 2020-21 in a concert program premiering here on Saturday, June 5. 

The winners of the 2021 Department of Music Awards:

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

A downloadable program booklet is available here.

Event Sponsor: 
The Department of Music and the Friends of Music at Stanford
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