Julie Coggiola, a music education major in the College of Visual and Performing Arts’ (VPA) Rose, Jules R. and Stanford S. Setnor School of Music and School of Education, is one of 12 seniors who has been named a 2021 Syracuse University Scholar, the highest undergraduate honor the University bestows.
The Syracuse University Scholars Selection Committee, a Universitywide faculty committee, selected the 2021 scholars using criteria that included coursework and academic achievement, independent research and creative work, evidence of intellectual growth and/or innovation in their disciplinary field, a personal statement and faculty letters of recommendation.
Coggiola has a dual instrumental focus in jazz/commercial voice and classical clarinet with performance honors. She has participated in such ensembles as Wind Ensemble (section leader), University Singers (section leader), Orange Syndicate (vocal jazz ensemble), Samba Laranja (Brazilian ensemble) and the Syracuse University Marching Band. Her many activities include Sigma Alpha Iota, First-Year Players and the Syracuse University chapter of the National Association for Music Education. She volunteers as a VPA peer advisor, VPA student ambassador and camp counselor for the Music Technology Access Project. She has served as a music teacher at Syracuse Children Theatre Inc. and a teaching assistant at OCM Boces Summer School.