The Distinguished Alumni Awards recognize IUP graduates who have achieved distinction through sustained performance in their fields or who have provided outstanding service to IUP. The following music majors have been recognized as Distinguished Alumni of IUP:

Mr. Jay L. Althouse, 1973

Mrs. Joan L. Boytim, 1955, 1964

Dr. Robert A. Coughenour, 1953

Mr. Clifford L. Cox 1956, 1959, 1968

Mrs. Jonelle P. Darr, 1979

Ms. Merelyn M. Davis, 1964

Mr. Robert T. Davis, 1976

Dr. Fulton D. Gallagher, 1957, 1962

Mr. F. Nicholas Jacobs, 1969, 1972

Mr. Donald V. Marti, 1951

Mr. Howard E. Moser Jr., 1974

Dr. James M. Self, 1965

Mr. Stephen P. Skorija, 1969

Dr. William C. Snyder Jr., 1958

Dr. John E. Stamp Jr., 1976

Dr. Jon R. Woods, 1960