The 2018 Florence Reinauer Memorial Music Award and The Marjorie Vandervoort Vocal Award winners
Isaac Ketter has been awarded the Florence Reinauer Memorial Music Award for 2018.
Mr. Ketter, a senior at Fair Lawn High School, is the first jazz musician to receive the Reinauer Award. He studies with Alexander Knox, Roman Filiu and Scott Avidon. At Fair Lawn High School, he is First Chair in the Symphonic Band and the Wind Ensemble. He was awarded Most Outstanding Musician in the Jazz Ensemble and is also lead alto. He is a soloist with Jazz House Kids Ambassador Ensemble and plays with the Fair Lawn Bible Church Worship Team. He attended the Kimmel Jazz Camp in Philadelphia.
Tiffani Amber Rivera has been awarded the first Marjorie Vandervoort Vocal Award.
Ms. Rivera is a senior at Suffern High School. She has been in Suffern High’s Treble Choir for three years, Select Choir for two years and is a member of the Music Honor Society. This year she co-founded a Sweet Adeline’s quartet. For the past two years she has been chosen for the New York State School Music Association, Zone 9 All-County and All-State Women’s Choirs. She studies with Bette Glenn. As a soloist she has performed at open mics and sung with Suffern’s Big Band.