Luther College is announcing the recipients of the Noble, Sperati, Presser, and Hemp awards.
Established in 2004, the Noble Award recognizes music educators who honor and continue Weston Noble's legacy. This year that award goes to alumni Dr. John M. Broman '69. After graduating from Luther, Dr. Broman went on to receive multiple music degrees from the University of Iowa, including a Bachelor of Music in vocal performance, a Master of Arts in choral conducting and a Doctor of Musical Arts in choral conducting.
Timothy Arnold '04, is the 2019 recipient of the Dr. Carlo A. Sperati award. Arnold received his Master of Music degree in wind conducting from Ithaca College and is currently pursuing a Doctor of Musical Arts in music education from Boston University.
Luther College senior, Jackson Churchill, of Duluth, Minnesota is the 2019 Presser Undergraduate Scholar Award recipient. Churchill will graduate from Luther in the spring of 2020 with a Bachelor of Arts in music education and plans to attend graduate school to pursue a master's degree in trombone performance.
Luther College senior, Luke Berkley, of Owatonna, Minnesota is the 2019 recipient of the Hemp Family Prize. Berkley will graduate in the spring of 2020 with a Bachelor of Arts in music and a management minor. He plans to attend graduate school in pursuit of a Master of Music degree to further his music performance career.