Awards and Recognitions
- Faculty have recently won awards from: John Whitney Hall Book Prize, American Academy of Arts and Letters, Lippincott Award; have been recognized in The New York Times, Philadelphia Inquirer, Toronto Independent Film Festival, Chronicle of Higher Education, thinkingDANCE; published in the Cochrane Library, Journal of Research in Music Education; Frontiers in Human Neuroscience; featured at MoMA; and, on WHYY TV and Radio.
- Three Grammy nominations: Temple University Symphony Orchestra and “Best Instrumental Composition” category: Oveture, Waltz and Rondo; Music of Ansel Adams: America and fourth stream...La Banda
- TU Symphony Orchestra in Top 10 by number of degrees earned by Metropolitan Opera musicians
- Diamond Marching Band featured on Good Morning America, in USA Today and Rolling Stone Magazine, and in the films "Annie" and "Wolf of Wall Street"
- Dance MFA student’s choreographed work selected for ACDFA National Dance event at Kennedy Center
- Faculty: Multiple Grammy awards/nominations, Fulbright Scholarships, Pew, NEA and Guggenheim Fellowships, National Dance Education Awards to faculty
- National conference invitations for TU Wind Symphony and TU Concert Choir to perform
- Music Therapy Association for Lifetime Achievement Award
- Honorary degrees have been given to Marion Anderson, Eugene Ormandy, Irving Berlin, Aaron Copland, Beverly Sills and Gregor Piatigorsky
- Annual Boyer Tribute Award and Inspiration Award has been given to
Eric Owens, Michael Greene, Dave and Chris Brubeck, Bill McGlaughlin, former Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell, The Philadelphia Orchestra, Michael Greene, Larry Magid
- Annual Jazz Master’s Hall of Fame Award has been given to Benny Golson, Jimmy Heath, Slide Hampton, Freddy Cole