ANNIVERSARY AWARDS

50 & 75 YEARS

 

This is a group of individuals whose long musical careers have been recognized by the Tamburitza Association of America for 50 and 75 years of service.

50-Years

19831984 | 1985 | 1989 | 1990 | 1991 | 19921993 | 1995 | 1996

1997 | 1998 | 1999 | 2000 | 2001 | 2002 | 2004 | 20052006

2008 | 20092010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2014 | 2015 | 2017 | 2018

75-Years

2010

Rudy Grasha, Jr., Valparaiso, IN

2011

Mickey Arangelovich, Cleveland, OH
† Caroline Bahr, Mountain View, CA
Nikola Bakajin, Downey, CA
† Frank Jovanovic, Crown Point, IN
† Dragutin Mijatovich, Gardena, CA
George Ruzich, Moraga, CA

2012

Alex Machaskee, Cleveland, OH

2013

Frank Mosca, Chicago, IL

2014

Rich Krilich, Chicago, IL
Paul Milanovich, Aliquippa, PA

2015

Mike Hairlich, Chicago, IL

2017

Kathy Klarich Chkautovich, St. Louis, MO
Lu Ann Chmura, Cleveland, OH
Linda Bilich Lusicic, Granite City, IL
Dan Lusicic, Granite City, IL
Denise Mulec, Cleveland, OH
Kathy Katich Zust, St. Louis, MO

2018
Joseph P. Cindric, McKeesport, PA

1998

† Joseph Matacic, Rancho Cordova, CA

1999

George Arbutina, Tonawanda, NY
† Jerry Banina, East Chicago, IN
† Eli Cibort, Steelton, PA
John D. Gornick, Chicago, IL
† James T. Husnick, Brookfield, OH
† Tony Muselin, Chicago, IL
† Milan Opacich, Shererville, IN

2000

† Mike Tomicic, Windsor, ON
Pete Tomicic, Windsor, ON
† Honey Zimmerman, Macedonia, OH

2001

† Paul Adamovich, Youngstown, OH
† Charles Kezman, Monterey Park,CA
† Andy Kosovich, Parma, OH
† Charlie Smilinich, Holland, NY

2002

† John Turkal, Massillon, OH

2004

† Bill Cvetnic, E. Pittsburgh, PA
Fred Husnick, Brookfield, OH
Rose B. Husnick, Brookfield, OH

2005

† Ted Raddish, Huntington Bch., CA

 

2006

† Ludwig Kosovec, St. Clair, MI
† Mark S. Kramarich, White Lake, MI
† Sanda Pavlovich, Warren, MI
† Mike Pozega, Liberty, PA
Walter Pravica, Des Plaines, IL
† Walter B. Studak, LaSalle, OH
† Billy Topolski, Monroe, MI
Frank Valentich, Pittsburgh, PA
Thomas Vesolich, Burke, VA

2008

Jerry Grcevich, Pittsburgh, PA
Bob Sestili, Sr., Pittsburgh, PA

2009

Ivan Benda, Royal Oak, MI
† Rudy Brynac, Jr., St. Louis, MO
Alex George, Clinton Township, MI
Rod Glusac, Macomb, MI
† Bob Medich, St. Louis, MO

1983

† Pete Kunovich, Youngstown, OH
† Gus Rogan, Youngstown, OH

1984

† Nick Chavlovich, New Brighton, PA
† Pete Esapovich, Industry, PA

1985

† Mike Cani, Detroit, MI

1989

† Robert M. Olbin, Sr., Duluth, MN

1990

† Lou Kunovich, North Lima, OH
† Rudy Miskulin, Anaheim, CA

1991

† Mike Medakovich, Council Bluffs, IA

1992

† Rudy Brynac, Sr., St. Louis, MO
† John Carr, St. Louis, MO

1993

Nick Brozovich, Los Angeles, CA
Nick Skertich, Hammond, IN

1995

† Libby Fill, Youngstown, OH
† Mike Orlich, Wakefield, MI
† Marty Vidovic, Chicago, IL

1996

† Vlad Popovich, N. Tonawanda, NY
† Stephen Skender, West Allis, WI
† Charlie Vukovic, Kenmore, NY

1997

William Cizmesia, Pittsburgh, PA
† Steve Deanovich, Highland, IN
Charles Kristich, Kenmore, NY
Walter Naglich, Oceanside, CA
† Chuck Sabolic, Las Vegas, NV
Steve Swagel, Jr., Tonawanda, NY
† Harry Zuvich, Hammond, IN

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

2017 

† Paulii Boroevich, Seattle, WI

2018

 † Viola Kudrin Klosz, Sheffield Village, OH

2009

† Walter Susanj, Seattle, WA

2010

† Eleanora Lusicic Eaves, St. Louis, MO

2011

† Tom Stefancich, Western Springs, IL

2000

† Martin Kapugi, Chicago, IL
† Pete Mistovich, Chicago, IL
† Adam Popovich, Chicago, IL
† Ted Popovich, Chicago, IL

2002

† Charles Smilinich, Holland, NY

2003

Nick Skertich, Hammond, IN

 

75-YEARS

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