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2023 Department of Music Awards announced

We are pleased to announce the winners of the 2023 Department of Music Awards:

  • Carol and Peter Polk Music Award (Instrumental or Vocal Performance)
    Michelle Fu, violin
  • The Blew-Culley-LaFollette Prize (Piano Performance) — shared
    Alex Perry (jazz)
    Jason Guo
  • Daniel V. Robinson Prize (Instrumental Performance)
    Zach Lin, alto saxophone
  • Rita Taylor Prize (Vocal Performance)
    Flora Yuan, soprano
  • Patrick Butler Prize (Piano Performance)
    Charles Li
  • Marie Gibson Prize (Vocal Performance) — shared
    Danny Ritz, tenor
    John Rabe, tenor
  • Costanza Prize for Cello Performance
    Maya Benyas, cello
  • Friends of Music Graduate Prize in Music (Vocal or Instrumental Performance)
    Derek Chung
    , piano
  • Friends of Music Chamber Music Award (Chamber Performance)
    Kathleen Yuan
    , violin
    Aidan Perreault, violin
    Brandon Foster, viola
    Melanie Amber, cello
  • Friends of Music Undergraduate Composition Award
    Jenny S. Xiong

Congratulations to all our prize winners! The Friends of Music at Stanford will present the Department of Music Award Winners Concerts with two different programs in Campbell Recital Hall at the Braun Music Center on Friday, May 19th at 4:30 PM and 7:30 PM. These programs, free and open to the public, will feature the students listed above.