Press, Testimonials, & Awards
Praise for the Caravan
Articles & Reviews
Recipient of Mill Street Loft’s Friend of the Arts Award. Dr. Lloyd Jaeger’s introduction.
Recipient of the Teen Hot Records Award. Each year Max’s Kansas City Project awards a deserving teen in an arts discipline this grant to attend a summer program. The goal is to inspire, motivate and educate teens by turning challenges into opportunities. Our Youth Company and TVC student, Zack Marshal received this award.
Recipient of Ulster County Cultural Services and Promotion Fund sponsored by the Dutchess County Arts Council for TVCs Symphony Premiere with Hudson Valley Philharmonic.
The New York State Assembly awarded The Vanaver Caravan a Citation commending the company for its long-standing “devotion to the welfare of the community and its citizenry.”
The Eisteddfod Award was presented to Bill and Livia for their many years of dedication, inspiration, and service to the practice and dissemination of traditional folk song music and dance.
The Association of Teaching Artists presented Bill and Livia with their Distinguished Service in the Arts in Education Field.
The University of Rhode Island Center for Nonviolence & Peace Studies recognized The Vanaver Caravan for career contributions using music as a tool of Peace, Nonviolence and Social Justice.
The Ulster County Legislature proclaimed The Vanaver Caravan Ambasadors of Goodwill and greetings to the people of Rudostadt, Germany.
The Vanaver Caravan Dance and Music Company is honored to be a recipient of the prestigious Cultural Achievement Award from Art Times for enriching the quality of life through the arts.
Highland Cultural Center presented the Hudson Valley Award to The Vanaver Caravan for the quality of their performances involving young people of all ages and their dedication to multiculturalism and world peace.