Department of Music

Past Music Department Prize Winners

Memorial Chapel

Victor Herbert Prize
To the student who shows the most promise of making a contribution to American music.
2016-17 Elyse Clark '18
2016-17 Mengjia Qi '20
2015-16 Max Caplan '16
2014-15 Matthew Anisfeld '15
2014-15 Max Caplan '16
2013-14 Drew Ivarson '15
2012-13 Matthew Anisfeld '15
2011-12 Sonika Raj '13 and Amanda Laven '13
2009-10 Andrew Trelease '10
2008-09 Alex Schlosberg '09
2007-08 Richard Moccia '08, Elizabeth Ruddle 08, and Kevin Siedlecki '08
2006-07 Andrew Laccetti '08
2005-06 Sarah Bills '06 and Sarah Serbun '06

Julian B. Hoffman, M.D. Memorial Award
To the student, preferably premedical, for distinguished interest, devotion, and contribution to the arts or intellectual climate at Union College.
2017-18 William Garner '18
2015-16 Jakub R. Kaczmarzyk '16
2013-14 Warren Thompson '15
2011-12 Melanie Watman '12
2009-10 Heidi Ching '10
2008-09 Lisa Angotti '09
2007-08 Andrew Laccetti '08
2006-07 Heidi Ching '10
2005-06 Colin Foard '07

Charles Alexander Richmond Prize in Music
To a student who demonstrates excellence in music.
2018-19 Lynn Guo '19, Leadership in Medicine/Health Management
2017-18 Chujun Li '18
2016-17 Maria Van Nostrand '18
2014-15 Teena Alex '15
2013-14 Max Caplan '16
2012-13 Elliot Feld '14
2011-12 Colin Turley '13
2010-11 Gregory Bloom '11
2009-10 Kathleen O'Connor '10
2008-09 Adrienne Hart '09
2007-08 Andrew Trelease '10
2006-07 Alex Schlosberg '09
2005-06 Adam Young '07

Hollander Convocation Music Prize
Created from the gifts of Lawrence J. Hollander, Dean of Engineering Emeritus. This prize is awarded each spring to the musician or ensemble who wins the Hollander Prize Competition. The winner(s) also perform at the fall Opening Convocation.
2014-15 Drew Ivarson '15
2013-14 Kaelan Hansson '15
2012-13 Kaelan Hansson '15
2011-12 Warren Thompson '15
2010-11 Elana Korn '12

2009-10 Sonika Raj '13
2008-09 Heidi Ching '10
2007-08 Adrienne Hart '09
2006-07 Heidi Ching '10
2005-06 Kara McCabe '09

Hedda Hainebach Memorial Prize in Music
To the best performer of classical music, either as a soloist or with an accompanist, or as an outstanding member of a group. Awarded every other year.
2018-19 Mengjia Qi '20, double major in Music and Economics
2016-17 Alexander Heywood
2014-15 Drew Ivarson '15
2012-13 Warren Thompson '15
2010-11 Amanda Laven '13
2008-09 Heidi Ching '10
2006-07 Colin Foard '07

Presidential Inauguration Musician Prize
To sing the National Anthem at the 2006 Presidential Inauguration.
2005-06 Elizabeth Ruddle '08