Internationally renowned musician and performing artist José Feliciano will be presented with the Gerard Manley Hopkins Excellence in the Arts award during a ceremony at Fairfield University’s Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts before his performance at the Quick Center on Saturday, Sept. 28, at 8 p.m.
Fairfield University President Rev. Jeffrey von Arx will present the award to Feliciano. The award was established when the Quick Center opened its doors in 1990. Past award recipients include jazz pianist Dave Brubeck, actor Jason Robards, painter Paul Cadmus, composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim, ballerina Gelsey Kirkland and realist painter Robert Vickery.