Chorus America Announces 2016 Award Recipients

Chorus America announced the recipients of its 2016 awards program. Honoring 11 outstanding organizations and individuals, the Chorus America Awards recognize a broad range of achievements in choral music, including artistic excellence, adventurous programming, innovative education programs, generous philanthropy, and lifetime service to the choral art.

“These individuals and organizations are leaders in excellence and innovation, and set an example for the entire choral field,” said Catherine Dehoney, president and CEO of Chorus America. “We are thrilled to recognize their success.”

Below is the list of 2016 Chorus America Awards that were announced on April 1. A full press release with more information about the awards and recipients can be found here.

Margaret Hillis Award for Choral Excellence
The Washington Chorus

Chorus America Distinguished Service Award
Louise Greenberg

Michael Korn Founders Award for Development of the Professional Choral Art
Robert De Cormier

Louis Botto Award for Innovative Action and Entrepreneurial Zeal
Michael Alan Anderson

Dale Warland Singers Commission Award
Cantus and Gabriel Kahane

Brazeal Wayne Dennard Award

Education and Community Engagement Award

Chorus America/ASCAP Adventurous Programming Awards
Vox Musica
Manhattan Choral Ensemble
Cincinnati Children’s Choir

Chorus America/ASCAP Alice Parker Award
Durango Choral Society