Each year outstanding students are recognized by a number of annual departmental prizes and awards:

The Alma Morrissette Prize

For music performance and leadership in musical organizations
  • Vicki Hayes, 2004
  • Ashley Germain, 2005
  • Caitlin Miller, 2006
  • Gjergji Gaqi, 2007
  • Avi David, 2008
  • Nicolas Robichaud, 2009
  • Devon Rook, 2010

The Ermano Comparetti Prize

For achievement in orchestral playing and/or composition

  • Heather Ogilvy, 2004
  • Dana Gwinn, 2005
  • Meghan Race, 2006
  • Joel Biron and Ann Marchaland, 2007 co-winners
  • Jack Davidson, 2008
  • Kathleen Fallon, 2010

The Mollie Seltzer Yett Prize

For excellence in music academics

  • Sarah Wright, 2004
  • D. Jarvis Brown, 2005
  • Stephen Planas, 2006
  • Whitney Simmonds, 2007
  • Dori Smith, 2008
  • Maria Ryden, 2009
  • Emily Wolf, 2010

The Music Department Performance Prize

For the best performance by a student performer

  • Gjergji Gaqi and Robert McBain, 2004 co-winners
  • Kate Campbell, 2005
  • Ian Scott, 2006
  • Gjergji Gaqi, 2007
  • Dori Smith, 2008
  • Alexandra Luce and Steve Olzerowicz, 2009 co-winners
  • Kelsey Jones and Emily Wolf, 2010 co-winners