Jazz pianist and BSoM alum Helen Sung will be awarded the E. William Doty Distinguished Alumna Award. She will also teach a clinic on January 27, noon to 1pm in the UT Jazz Room (MRH 6.248). Ms. Sung was an aspiring classical pianist before discovering jazz during her undergraduate studies in the Butler School of Music. Sung went on to graduate from the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz Performance (at the New England Conservatory) and win the Kennedy Center’s Mary Lou Williams Jazz Piano Competition. Now based in New York City, Sung is an active bandleader/composer.