The Camerata Awards Concert Gala celebrates the contributions of musicians and patrons of the arts to the University of Utah and the broader community.
Bruce W. Bastian
Music educator, computer software pioneer, and human rights advocate Bruce Bastian’s $1.3 M gift for Steinway pianos in 2000 transformed music at the U. A compassionate humanitarian, Bruce’s generosity stems from his belief that the arts further acceptance of ourselves and others.
Loel T. Hepworth*, PhD and Connie Jo M. Hepworth Woolston
Arts educators, artists, and U alumni Loel and Connie Jo Hepworth inspired generations to value and pursue music and dance. Thanks to their contagious enthusiasm, hard work, and dedication, both became community leaders and advocates in their respective disciplines for more than 30 years.
*Award given posthumously