Six alumni of the School of Music, Theatre & Dance will be recognized during Homecoming Weekend by the SMTD Alumni Society for their outstanding accomplishments and significant contributions to their artistic fields.
The 2013 Hall of Fame Awards will be given to Sharon Jensen (BA '69 and MA '71, theatre) and Bob Phillips (BM '76 and MM '79, music education); the 2013 Paul Boylan Award will be given to Michael Wayne (BM '03, clarinet); and the 2013 Emerging Artist Awards will be given to Nadine Balbeisi (BM '00, voice), Zachary Booth (BFA '04, theatre), and Kelly Hirina (BFA '99, dance).
The awards ceremony and reception take place on Friday, October 4 beginning at 5 p.m. in the Mezzanine Lobby of HIll Auditorium. Immediately following the reception, a concert by the University Symphony Band will take place in Hill, with special guest artist Michael Wayne (Paul Boylan Award-winner). No tickets are required.
For more information on all of the SMTD Homecoming activities, visit our reunion pages.