Music Department

Louis and Annette Kaufman Music Achievement Award

The Kaufman Music Achievement Award supports excellence in music performance at Reed. The Award is available by audition to outstanding student musicians regardless of major and will be awarded with a first preference to students of violin or piano.  All instrumentalists and vocalists will be considered.

Recipients of the Award, known as Kaufman Fellows, will receive free music lessons for a year, and the award may be renewed for up to four years.

Eligibility

All entering freshmen who play a musical instrument will be eligible to audition. In addition, all sophomores, juniors and seniors are eligible to audition Fall, 2017.

Auditions

Auditions consisting of two contrasting pieces, memorization not required,  will be held the first week of classes. Please contact Denise VanLeuven dvanleuv@reed.edu for information.