The Music Educator of the Year Award for 2019 is open for nominations from the general public. Nominees must be a music educator in a public, parochial, or private school, or private lesson studio, in grades K-12, in Clark, Champaign, Greene, Miami, Montgomery or Madison counties. Educators from the following fields are eligible: General Music, Instrumental Music, Vocal Music, Composition, Music Technology, and Private Instruction Studio.
The award will be presented by Maestro Peter Stafford Wilson from the stage of the Kuss Auditorium during a subscription concert of the Springfield Symphony Orchestra.
The deadline for nominations is January 18, 2019.
Past Winners of the SSO Music Educator of the Year Award:
» 2018 Sean Hurley
» 2017 Michael Weller
» 2016 Lydia Smith-Lockwood
» 2015 Karen Gorretta
» 2014 Amy Whitehall
» 2013 Jim Templeton
» 2012 Sharon Safely
» 2011 Evalind Pickering