Distinguished Alumni

Each year the School of Music and Dance honors one alumnus from each of our two primary areas—dance and music—with the Distinguished Alumnus Award. Honorees are invited to address the assembled graduates at the spring commencement exercises.

2016

Robin Collen, Dance
Carl Woideck, Music

2015

Donna Krasnow, Dance
Mia Hall Miller, Music

2014

Michael Harrison, Music
Karen Studd, Dance

2013

2012

Philip Frohnmayer, Music
Heidi Duckler, Dance

2011

Mira Frohnmayer, Music
Mary Seereiter, Dance

2010

Doree Jarboe, Music
Timothy Ryan, Dance

2009

Richard Benedum, Music
Ann Rodiger, Dance

2008

Larry Gookin, Music

2007

Ray Miller, Dance 
Edgardo Simone, Music

2006

Terry Kuhn, Music
Dianne Markham, Dance

2005

Julie Anne McCornack Sadie, Music
Tiffany Mills, Dance

2004

Barry McNabb, Dance
Richard M. Smith, Music

2003

Allan Eugene Aitken

2002

Richard Fuller

2001

Charlotte Plummer Owen

2000

Janet Towner, Dance

1999

David Schrader

1998

Jon Appleton

1997

Lynn Sjolund

1996

Doug Orme

1995

Jerold Ottley

1994

Gene Slayter

1993

MarAbel Frohnmayer