Music Program Awards

The music program at SUNY Brockport grants three awards annually to students of exceptional talent within the program.

The Pauline Haynes Music Award

The Pauline Haynes Music Award is a one-time award given to a Junior or Senior who has completed one year of study at the University. Recipients of the award should demonstrate a high level of academic achievement, exceptional talent and performance ability in voice, piano, or stringed instrument.

The Music Studies Service in Music Award

The Music Studies Service in Music award goes to a student for their outstanding contribution to the overall benefit of the music program at Brockport. Students receiving this award will have demonstrated their commitment to the music program in areas such as functioning as an ensemble officer, contributing to a music club, performing in multiple ensembles simultaneously, dedicating time to arranging/moving instruments, orchestrating/arranging scores, etc.


The Music Studies Performance award is given to a student for their outstanding talent on an instrument or voice. In addition, recipients of this award should demonstrate exceptional dedication and service to Music Studies. The student who receives this award will have devoted significant time in practice and performance in an ensemble for a minimum of two years, having performed both group and solo pieces.