Department of Music

Music Department Prize List and Student Awards

Prize Winners for Academic Year 2023-2024

Victor Herbert Prize
To the student who shows the most promise of making a contribution to American music.

Rafael Murillo '24

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.


Lesh Concerto Competition

Established by Professor Kathryn Lesh in honor of her father, J. Harold Lesh, an accomplished musician of his own. His family wanted to continue his love for music by
supporting talented students in pursuing their musical goals.


Charles Alexander Richmond Prize in Music
To a student who demonstrates excellence in music.

Jackson Janney '24