University Orchestra Director's Award

Music Department

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Willamette University

The University Orchestra Director's Award was established in 2009 and funded by the generous donation of a long time resident and music lover in Salem, Oregon. The donor prefers to remain anonymous. Each year, the recipient is nominated by the orchestra and approved by its director.

Three Criteria (equally important)

2010 Recipient

Hannah Leland '10, B.M. in Performance (violin)

2011 Recipient

Heather Shohet '11, B.A. in Chemistry (violin)

Honorable Mentions

Janelle Hammerstrom '11, B.A. in Mathematics (bassoon)
Andrea Weiss '13, Physics major (harp)
Alexander Xeros, '12, Music major (flute)