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Music Educator Award

Nominate an outstanding music educator for our 2016/17 Mu­sic Educator Award.


The Northwest Indiana Symphony Orchestra is excited to present the Award for Excellence in Music Education. This award is presented annually to recognize an outstanding music educator who both advocates for the success of students and champions in-school music education. The recipient receives a commemorative­ plaque and will be recognized at our season closing concert.



Nominations are due by: January 15, 2017

­Announcements will be made by February 1, 2017

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Nominees should be Music Educators in the Northwest Indiana region who:
  • Make a lasting­ difference in the lives of students of all abilities and backgrounds
  • Routinely go "above and beyond the call of duty by extending efforts beyond the classroom
  • Make a significant impact on their community through music education
  • Instill a life-long appreciation of music in their students
  • Inspire students to reach appropriately high levels of musical understanding and ability
  • Demonstrate longevity in the field of music education by their many years of work
  • Display leadership, passion, dedication and innovation within the musical classroom ­

    The Northwest Indiana region is designated as the counties of Lake, Porter, LaPorte, Jasper, Newton or Starke Counties.
    ­ ­http://www.nisorchestra.org/media/education/2016-17_Music Ed Award.pdf Guidelines



    Submissions are due ­by January 15, 2017.

    Submit Online

    Or please send your submission by email to:
    Name: Tim Corpus
    Email: Education@NISOrchestra.org
    Subject: ­Music Educator Award Nomination_Last Nam­e

    Or by mail to:
    Northwest Indiana Symphony Orchestra
    Attn: Education
    1040 Ridge Road
    Munster, IN 46321