Must be a full-time teacher with a valid teaching certificate. Must teach elementary, middle, and/or high school orchestra. Must be exceptionally skilled and dedicated to music, music education, and mostly, to his/her students. Must have taught orchestra for at least five years
IMPORTANT: The Orchestra Director of the Year must be present at the concert on April 28th in order to receive the award. The nominator will be notified and will be tasked with ensuring the winner’s presence at the concert.