School of Music Distinguished Awards

2010 Salvatore Rabbio (BM’56), Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Principal Timpanist, 1958-1998 (retired)

2009 Albert Sherman (BM ’75, MM ’76), Stage Director, New York City Opera

2008 Edward Avedisian (BM’59 MM’61), Clarinetist, Boston Ballet

2007 Amy Lynn Barber (BM ’71), Percussionist, Professor, Former Dean at DePauw University

2006 Ted Atkatz (BM ’93), Percussionist

2005 Sandra Nicolucci (BM ’68, MM ’69, Ed.D. ’77), Music Educator

2004 Sylvia Alimena (BM ’82), French Horn, National Symphony Orchestra

2003 Ronald Feldman (BM ’76), Cellist, Conductor

2003 H.C. Robbins Landon (BM ’47, DMU ’69), Musicologist, Composer

2002 Ikuko Mizuno (MM ’69), Violinist

2001 Eugene Izotov (BFA’95), Oboist

2000 Lan Shui (DIP ’90), Conductor

1999 Lauren Flanigan (CFA ’81), Soprano

1998 Anthony Tommasini (DMA ’82), Classical Music Critic, NY Times, Author, Pianist

1997 Zheng-Rong Wang (BM ’89), Violinist

1996 Dominique LaBelle (DIP ’89), Singer

1995 Klaus George Roy (BM ’47), Composer

1994 William Schwann (BM ’37), Publisher

1993 Dr. Wilbur Fullbright (DMA ’60), Professor; Retired

1992 Dr. Robert Holmes (BM ’54), Dean, College of Arts and Architecture, Pennsylvania State Univ.

1991 Dr. Anthony Newman (DMA ’67), Associate Professor of Music at SUNY Purchase

1990 Dr. Charles Fowler (DMA ’64), Director/Writer/Consultant to the National Cultural Resources, Inc

1989 Dr. Dino Anagnost (BM ’65), Music Director, Little Orchestra Society of New York

1988 Anthony Paratore (BM ’66), Concert Pianist

1988 Joseph Paratore (BM ’70), Concert Pianist

1987 Walter Charles (BM ’68), Actor/Singer

1986 Samuel Adler (BM ’48), Chairman, Composition Department, University of Rochester

Note: Awardee professional affiliations and/or titles reflect their positions at the time of the award.