CSO Music Educator Award Winners

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Columbus Symphony Orchestra Music Educator Award Winners

Ohio State School of Music Alumni

 

The Columbus Symphony announced the winners of the 2013 Music Educator Awards, honoring individuals who make a difference in the community through a dedication to music education, and their efforts to promote a greater understanding of and appreciation for music education.

Three nominees have been selected to receive a 2013 Music Educator Award in the categories of elementary, secondary, and community education. Each winner will receive a monetary grant to be spent at their discretion on a broad range of music education endeavors.

The 2013 Music Educator Award winners were selected based on the following criteria:

  • 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;
  • Inspire students to reach appropriately high levels of musical understanding and ability, and
  • Demonstrate longevity in the field of music education by their many years of work.

Deborah Forsblom

Elementary Music Educator Award - Bexley City Schools


Todd Philipps

Secondary Music Educator Award - Canal Winchester Local Schools

 


Previous Years

2012

  • Yeh-Fen Chin, Elementary Music Educator Award - Avondale & West Broad Elementary Schools, Columbus City Schools
  • John S. Long, Secondary Music Educator Award - Pickerington HS Central, Pickerington Local Schools

2011

  • Deborah Graham-Gibson, Elementary Music Educator Award - Upper Arlington Schools

2009

  • Teri Gray, Elementary Music Educator Award - London Elementary School, London City Schools

2008

  • Carol Agler, Secondary Music Educator Award - Ohio State School for the Blind

2006

  • Richard J. Burkart, Community Music Educator Award - Clintonville Community Band

2005

  • Larry Griffin, Secondary Music Educator Award - Worthington City Schools

2004

  • Deanna Olson, Elementary Music Educator Award - Worthington City Schools
  • Deborah Price, Community Music Educator Award - Director, The Chamber Music Connection

2003

  • Emily Gil, Elementary Music Educator Award - Worthington City Schools

2002

  • Randy Warner, Elementary Music Educator Award - Upper Arlington Schools
  • Samuel P. Richardson, Secondary Music Educator Award - Columbus Public Schools
  • James Swearingen, Community Music Educator Award - Professor of Music, Capital University Conservatory

2001

  • James Dowdy, Secondary Music Educator Award - Worthington City Schools
  • Dr. Sandra Mathias, Community Music Educator Award - Artistic Director, Columbus Children's Choir

2000

  • Nonon Mooney, Elementary Music Educator Award - Montrose Elementary School, Bexley City Schools
  • Elaine Ostrander, Community Music Educator Award - Music Director, Worthington Civic Band

1999

  • Carol Bishop Meyers, Elementary Music Educator Award - Columbus Public Schools
  • Rebecca Ogden, Community Music Educator Award - Founder/Director, Columbus Music Hall

1998

  • Jayne Wenner, Elementary Music Educator Award - Hilliard City Schools
  • Janice Cook, Community Music Educator Award - Private Piano, Nationally Certified Teacher of Music

1997

  • Carol Welk, Elementary Music Educator Award - Columbus Public Schools
  • George Edge, Secondary Music Educator Award - South-Western City Schools
     
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