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| Artist of the Year Criteria

2014 Awards:

Artist of the Year (by board vote): Craig Kastelnik - Organ - Vocals

Artists of the Year are awarded annual Lifetime Membership.

Hosted By: The Ice House, April 15, 2014


Operational Support:

James Weiss, CPA & the Moravian College Music Department Staff:

Rose Panik, Blair Flintom, & Bill Bauman

Recognition of the Arts Support: Good Shepherd Rehabilitation and Physical Therapy for Performing Artists
Venue - Jazz Presentation: The Lafayette Bar / Tunise Jabbour
Arts Organization & Management: COTA / Rick Chamberlain
Ongoing Sponsor Support: Nazareth Music Company
Board Service: Marlene Gilley & Frank Wilgruber

PA Jazz Idol I:

In 2014, the Pennsylvania Jazz Collective introduced its version of the popular television program "American Idol."


First Place:
$300 Prize
Nazareth Music Company
Second Place:
$200 Prize
Burke & Associates
Third Place:
$100 Prize
The Cafe & PA Jazz


First Place:
$300 Prize
Pat McGee Quartet
Second Place:
$200 Prize
Lehigh Valley Charter Art High School Quintet
Third Place:
$100 Prize
Exit 11 Quartet

Student Soloist Awards:

Chris Aguayo - Guitar
Lexi Fontini - Vocal
Liam Zahm - Drums
Connor Koch - Bass
Patrick McGee - Saxophone
Mitchell Cheng - Piano