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The University of Pennsylvania Glee Club Award of Merit

Established in 1965 to bring a declaration of appreciation to an individual that has “made a significant contribution to the world of music and helped to create a climate in which our talents may find valid expression.”

May 2, 1964 – Randall Thompson
February 26, 1965 – Robert Shaw
February 26, 1967 – Marshall Bartholomew
February 25, 1968 – William L. Dawson
February 24, 1969 – Leopold Stokowski
December 6, 1969 – Elaine Brown
May 15, 1970 – Gaylord P. Harnwell
December 5, 1970 – Aaron Copland
December 4, 1971 – Sol Hurok
December 15, 1972 – Eugene Ormandy
October 20, 1973 – Marian Anderson
October 19, 1974 – Samual Barber
October 25, 1975 – Burl Ives
October 23, 1976 – Arthur Fiedler
October 22, 1977 – Rise Stevens
October 28, 1978 – Leonard DePaur
October 20, 1979 – Paul Hume
February 16, 1981 – Robert Merrill
February 21, 1981 – Bruce Montgomery
May 19, 1984 – Vincent Persichetti
May 16, 1992 – Sheldon Harnick

 

Honorary Members of the Penn Glee Club

Over the years, certain individuals have shown particular devotion to and support of the Glee Club well beyond the norm. When such exceptional fealty is repeatedly demonstrated, we occasionally recognize the support with Honorary Membership.

1968 – E. Brooks Lilly
1968 – Charles H. Cox III
1969 – Santiago Friele
1976 – Edward F. Lane
1978 – Stepen Goff
1983 – Michael T. Huber
1987 – William Kelley
1987 – Steven Aurand
1990 – Nicholas Constan
1990 – E. Craig Sweeten
1990 – Claude White
1991 – Ray Evans
1991 – Jay Livingston
1995 – Rev. Stenley Johnson
1995 – Timonthy J. Alston
2004 – Paul Liou
2012 – Elizabeth Montgomery Thomas
2012 – Nicholas Thomas

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