Department of Music

Music Department Prize List and Student Awards

Prize Winners for Academic Year 2019-2020

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.
Shreya Srivastava '20, 8-year Medicine (Music/Biology major); WMC minor

Shreya Srivastava '20

Charles Alexander Richmond Prize in Music to a student who demonstrates excellence in music.
Mengjia Qi '20, double major in Music and Economics

MENGJIA QI '20

Prizes Available to Music Department Majors and Minors

Archive of Past Prize Winners

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

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.

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

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.

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.

Presidential Inauguration Musician Prize
To sing the National Anthem at the 2006 Presidential Inauguration.