Bernstein saw in Copland
"the closest thing to a composition teacher" he ever had, guiding spirit, and also the patriarch of American serious music--as the proverbial "High Priest of American music," as if a kindly, affable "Moses in Aaron's garb.
President's Award For Outstanding Academic Excellence: Rebecca Brulee, Katelyn O'Neil, Meghan Bernier, Kelly Cotter, Stephanie Benoit, Lisa Copland
, Stephen Shenouda, Melissa Whittaker, Rebecca Gagnon, Samantha Copland
, Peter Mannka, Kayleigh Hodgdon, Andrea Hession, Sarah Zeis, David Bazzett, Jeffrey Copland
, Rachel Boatman, Jillian Coffey, Jennifer Rosa, Kimberly Leighton, Joshua Poole