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Award for Excellence in Music Education

Award to a Madison Area, Wisconsin K-12 Music
Teacher for Contributions to Music Education

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Madison Symphony Orchestra (MSO), Ward-Brodt Music

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Award of $500 to a Madison Area, Wisconsin K-12 teachers of choir, band, general music, or orchestra to recognize outstanding contributions to music education. Strong candidates advocate for the success of their student and promote music education in school settings.

Nominees should demonstrate leadership, passion, dedication, and innovation within the musical classroom, positively affecting the lives of his/her students and the community at large.

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GrantWatch ID#: 176679

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The Award for Excellence in Music Education recipient will receive a $500 cash prize and commemorative plaque.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The award is open to current public or private K-12 teachers of band, choir, orchestra, or general music who teach within a 75 mile radius of the City of Madison.

Pre-Application Information:

Teachers may be nominated by a colleague, associate, current or former student, acquaintance, or friend who will be asked to describe in 500 words or less why the nominee should be considered to receive this award.

Nominations for the 2018 Award are due by Monday, February 19, 2018.

The award will be presented to the recipient during a ceremony at his/her school.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Kathryn B. Schwarzmann, Director of Education & Community Engagement
608-260-8680 x225

Madison Symphony Orchestra
222 W. Washington Avenue, Suite 460
Madison, WI 53703-2744

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Wisconsin: Within a 75-mile radius of the City of Madison