Stivers Jazz Orchestra – Awards

Claude Lucien Thomas, Director

2011

National Champions of USA
Berklee College of Music Jazz Festival, Boston, Massachusetts

Governor’s Award for the Arts in Ohio
Stivers Jazz Orchestra, Claude Lucien Thomas, Director

2008

National Champions of USA
Berklee College of Music Jazz Festival, Boston, Massachusetts

2004

National Champions of USA
Berklee College of Music Jazz Festival, Boston, Massachusetts

2003

Grand Prize Winner, Fraze Pavilion Jazz Challenge, Kettering, Ohio

Opening Act for City Folk Jazz Series Steve Wilson Quartet, Dayton, Ohio

Grand Prize Winner, University of Findlay Jazzfest, Findlay, Ohio

Grand Prize Winner, Jazz in the Heights Festival, opening act for Diane Schurr Trio, Huber Heights, Ohio

2002

Grand Prize Winner, Fraze Pavilion Jazz Challenge, Kettering, Ohio

Rising Young Stars Invitational Concert, Tri-C Jazzfest Cuyohoga Community College,
Cleveland, Ohio

Grand Prize Winner, University of Findlay Jazzfest, Findlay, Ohio

Grand Prize Winner, Jazz in the Heights Festival, opening act for Maynard Ferguson
Nouveau Big Band, Huber Heights, Ohio

2001

Grand Prize Winner, Fraze Pavilion Jazz Challenge, Kettering, Ohio

Grand Prize Winner, University of Findlay Jazzfest, Findlay, Ohio

Cityfolk Jazz Series opening act for Mulgrew Miller Quintet Dayton, Ohio