Alumni

CONGRATULATIONS to our 2021 Seniors... you will be missed!

The David Griggs-Janower Award is given to a CDYC student who exhibits the following characteristics: excellent attendance, model behavior at rehearsals and in performances, musical leadership within one's section, reliability, longevity, and appropriate deportment with teaching staff, parent volunteers, and fellow singers.


This year, Olivia Pierotti, who was been in CDYC for 6 years received this award on the eve of our concert taping. Olivia will be attending the Crane School of Music this fall to study music education.


Mrs. Warner adds, "Olivia is a terrific member of the group who always gives her heart, her sense of humor, her talent, and enthusiasm to every rehearsal and every performance!!"


Congratulations Olivia!


Where Are They Now?

Several former members have continued their love of music by majoring in music at colleges and universities including:

The Julliard School, NY; St. Olaf, MN; Eastman School of Music, NY; University of Miami’s Frost School of Music, FL; Westminster Choir College, NJ; The Crane School of Music at SUNY Potsdam, NY; Ithaca College, NY; SUNY Fredonia, NY; SCCC, NY; Nazareth College, NY; College of St. Rose, NY; Hartt School of Music, CT; Syracuse University, NY; SUNY Purchase, NY.

Other alumni have participated in college choirs at: Yale University, Harvard University, Duke University, University of Virginia, Boston University, Union College, Marist College, Alfred University, Nyack College, Elmira College, University of Delaware, SUNY Albany, SUNY Geneseo, SUNY Plattsburgh, and SUNY Cobleskill.