2023 Award Nominations
To nominate a person or program, complete and submit a form.
The deadline for nominations is September 15th, 2023. Winners will be announced following the fall Board meeting.
MNSOTA seeks to honor educators and organizations that have made a significant contribution to string music in Minnesota.
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 who have made significant contributions to string education in the state.
nominations must show evidence of the person's or organization's outstanding contributions.
nominees for MT: Studio and MT: School Orchestra must be MNSOTA members or be willing to become MNSOTA members to accept the award. At least one teachers in the Meritorious Orchestra program must be a MNSOTA member or willing to become a member.
Elected officers of the MNSOTA board are not eligible to receive awards.