Congratulations to our 2021 MNSOTA Award Winners
Master Teacher: Orchestra - Jean (Rudy) Perrault, University of Minnesota—Duluth
Master Teacher: Studio - Carolyn Mead, cello, Rochester
Meritorious Orchestra Program: Wayzata Public Schools
Community Service: Suzanne Block, Youth Advantage Program, Stillwater area
MNSOTA seeks to honor educators and organizations that have made a significant contribution to string music in our state. The deadline for nominations is September 16, 2022. Awards will be presented during the MNSOTA Awards Luncheon on Thursday, October 20, 2022.
The Master Teacher: Studio Award is presented to a meritorious teacher from a private lesson studio or college.
The Master Teacher: School Orchestra Award is presented to a meritorious teacher from a school program.
The Meritorious Orchestra Program award is a general award given to an entire school district’s orchestra program or to a youth orchestra program or to a college or university orchestra program.
The Community Service Award recognizes other individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions to string education in the state.
Make a nomination by filling out the form below, or download the form at the bottom of this page. For a list of past award recipients, download the file at the bottom of this page.