Congratulations 2013 John J. Cali School of Music Award Recipients and Graduating Students

The College of the Arts congratulates its 2013 Scholarship and Award-certificate recipients below and all graduating students from the John J. Cali School of Music. Recognitions are being given to underclassmen, as well as soon-to-be-graduating students, at department/school award ceremonies and at the college’s 23rd Convocation ceremony taking place Tuesday, May 21, at 7 p.m. at Sprague Field (Raindates: May 22 or 23). Broadcasting alumna Marta Fernandez (read bio here) will receive the Montclair State University Distinguished Alumnus Award, Katelyn Ascolese will receive the Dean’s Scholar/Artist Award and Jessica Eucker will deliver the senior address. (For a complete list of all the scholarship and award-certificate recipients from the College of the Arts, visit here.)

Academic Excellence Award
Jessica Eucker

Excellence in Band Award
Jack Noble

Excellence in Jazz Award
Andrew Digrius

Excellence in Choir Award
Jessica Eucker
Jordan Barry
Matthew Schmidt

Excellence in Orchestra Award
Megan Alston
Lynn Chao
Greg Warren


Outstanding Undergraduate Performance Award
Wen Wen Liu

Outstanding Graduate Performance Award
Taylor Goodson

Outstanding Undergraduate Composer Award
Alan Buxbaum

Outstanding Graduate Composer Award
Ben Hackett

Outstanding Graduate Student Award
Amy Wilcox

Outstanding Student Teacher Award
Chryselle Angderson
William Thoman

David Ott Scholarship for Outstanding Undergraduate Music Therapy Student
Dawn Chik

David Ott Scholarship for Outstanding Music Therapy Graduate Student
Kaitlin Miller

David Ott Scholarship for Outstanding Music Therapy Intern
Christopher Bobbins
Molly Wilkerson

Oscar Ravina Award
Kristina a Vali
Jordan Tarantino (Graduate student)

Benjamin F. Wilkes Scholarship
James Smith

Lucille Oliva Award
Lauren Olivola

Presser Scholarship
Tyler Rubin

Music Teachers National Association Award
Dasom Kim

Cento Amici Award
Marisa Minogue
Lauren Olivola
Geraldine Valente

The Cali School Writing Award
Scott Ziegler

The Cali School Service Award
Nicole DeMaio

Thomas J. Randazzo Award
 Rachel Taylor

Thomas and Michelle Wilt Scholarship
Rachel Friedberger

College of the Arts Advisory Board Scholarship Award
Bryan Stepneski