Music Department Awards

Ruth Moore Cobb Award in Instrumental Music
This award is presented annually to an outstanding student instrumentalist in the music department.

Ethan M. Lawler, Homewood, IL, 2016
Rebecca M. Thompson, New Canaan, CT, 2015
Matthew R. Hicks, Clarksville, TN, 2014
Alex M. Piazza, New Orleans, LA, 2013

Louise Mercer Award
This award is presented annually to the student who has contributed the most to the life of music at Rhodes College.

Ladd M. Caballero, Hermitage, TN, 2016
Anne E. Hohlt, Houston, TX, 2016
Katherine M. Robinson, Hernando, MS, 2015
Alex M. Piazza, New Orleans, LA, 2014
Michael A. Lee Todd, Memphis, TN, 2013

Louis Nicholas Award in Vocal Music
This award is presented annually to an outstanding student singer in the music department.

Paul R. Brandt, Knoxville, TN, 2016
Sarah R. Catanzaro, Lookout Mountain, TN, 2016
Taylor R. Pankey, Saint Louis, MO, 2015
Corbin H.Williams, Nashville, TN, 2014
Carolyn H. Baker, New Orleans, LA, 2013

Jane Soderstrom Award in Music
This award is presented annually to an outstanding senior music major.

Sarah R. Catanzaro, Lookout Mountain, TN, 2016
Gunter R. Gaupp, Memphis, TN, 2016
Christopher S. Grubb, South Bend, IN, 2014

Ruth Sherman Hyde Award in Music
This award is presented annually to an outstanding junior for the pursuit of summer activity in music.

Isabel Wittman, Millstone Township, NJ, 2016
Sarah Rose Catanzaro, Lookout Mountain, TN, 2015
Courtney Marie Ashley, Memphis, TN, 2014
Alex Michael Piazza, New Orleans, LA, 2013