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Distinguished Alumni Award Winners

Celebrating greatness

Let Us Introduce You to Some of the World's Greatest Performers

The Distinguished Alumni Award is only given to the best and brightest performers to attend the Music Academy of the West. A Hall of Fame of sorts, please review our award winners below.

Distinguished Alumni Award Winners

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Burt Bacharach
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Grace Bumbry
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Pamela Frank
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Thomas Hampson
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Marilyn Horne
mezzo-soprano
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Martin Katz
faculty artist
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Lotfi Mansouri
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Donald McInnes
viola
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Richard O’Neill
viola & chamber music
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Orin O’Brien
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Cynthia Phelps
viola
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Anthony Plog
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Paul Schenly
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David Shifrin
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Donald Weilerstein
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