PA Jazz Collective

Awards – 2014

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