Music Educator Awards Past Winners

2014
LINDA PRICE HUFF
Elementary Music Educator Award, Teays Valley Local Schools

ERIC KAUFFMAN
Secondary Music Educator Award, Upper Arlington Schools

RICHARD J. SUDDENDORF
Music Director/Conductor
Westerville Community Bands

2013
DEBORAH FORSBLOM
Elementary Music Educator Award, Bexley City Schools

TODD PHILLIPS
Secondary Music Educator Award, Canal Winchester Local Schools

SUSAN & DOUG LOCKE
Community Music Educator Award, Suzuki Music Columbus

2012
YEH-FEN CHIN
Elementary Music Educator Award, Columbus City Schools

JOHN S. LONG
Secondary Music Educator Award, Pickerington Local Schools

SGT. MARTIN P. MCSWEENEY
Community Music Educator
Founder & Pipe Major Emeritus
Columbus Police and Fire Pipes and Drums

2011
DEBORAH GRAHAM-GIBSON
Elementary Music Educator Award, Upper Arlington City Schools

PHIL LOUDEN
Secondary Music Educator Award, Westerville City Schools

KAREN PFEIFFER
Community Award, Private Music Instructor

2010
BYRON LOCKETT
Elementary Music Educator Award, Columbus City Schools

C. RICK ECKLER
Secondary Music Educator Award, Columbus City Schools

JUDY REHRER
Community Music Educator Award , Director of Lancaster Community and Youth Bands

PETER STAFFORD WILSON
Honorary Award
Associate Conductor of the Columbus Symphony and
Music Director of the Columbus Symphony Youth Orchestras

2009
TERI GRAY
Elementary Music Educator Award, London City Schools

JEFF HARRIMAN
Secondary Music Educator Award, Whitehall City Schools

CAROL HUFFMAN
Community Music Educator Award
Reach Out and Read, Nationwide Children's Hospital

2008
SUSAN VAN DOP
Elementary Music Educator Award, Gahanna-Jefferson Public Schools

CAROL AGLER
Secondary Music Educator Award, Ohio State School for the Blind

CHARLES SNYDER
Community Music Educator Award
Director of All-Ohio State Fair Youth Choir, Coshocton Children’s Choir, Coshocton Community Choir, and Coshocton Youth Chorale

2007
AENEAS ALLDREDGE
Elementary Music Educator Award, Columbus City Schools

RANDALL LAMB
Secondary Music Educator Award, Newark City Schools

PAUL & PHYLLIS SNEDEKER
Community Music Educator Award, Private Music Teachers

2006
SANDRA MATHENY
Elementary Music Educator Award, St. Joseph Montessori; Diocese of Columbus

PEG RAMSEY WEBER
Secondary Music Educator Award, South-Western City Schools

RICHARD J. BURKHART
Community Music Educator Award, Clintonville Community Band

ANGELA PACE
Lifetime Achievement Award, TV Journalist, WBNS-10 TV

2005
KATHRYN HIXSON
Elementary Music Educator Award, West Muskingum School District

LARRY GRIFFIN
Secondary Music Educator Award, Worthington City Schools

LUCY CHU
Community Music Educator Award
Founder & Private Music Teacher, E-Z Notes

LOIS ALLEN
Honorary Award, Education Advocate, Women's Association of the CSO

2004

DEANNA OLSON
Elementary Music Educator Award, Worthington City Schools

MEGAN ELIASON
Secondary Music Educator Award, Columbus City Schools

DEBORAH PRICE
Community Music Educator Award, Director, The Chamber Music Connection

MARY LONG
Honorary Award, Education Advocate, Women's Association of the CSO

2003
EMILY GIL
Elementary Music Educator Award, Worthington City Schools

SANDRA CARACCIOLO
Secondary Music Educator Award, Hamilton Local Schools

CLIFFORD KERNS
Community Music Educator Award, Director, The Circleville Pumpkin Show Community Band

2002
RANDY WARNER
Elementary Music Educator Award, Upper Arlington Schools

SAMUEL P. RICHARDSON
Secondary Music Educator Award, Columbus City Schools

JAMES SWEARINGEN
Community Music Educator Award, Professor of Music, Capital University Conservatory

2001
PATRICIA STEPHENS
Elementary Music Educator Award, Columbus School for Girls

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, Bexley City Schools

CYNTHIA KONZEN
Secondary Music Educator Award, Hilliard City Schools

ELAINE OSTRANDER
Community Music Educator Award, Music Director, Worthington Civic Band

1999
CAROL BISHOP MEYERS
Elementary Music Educator Award, Columbus City Schools

JOHN JERRY CHEESEMAN
Secondary Music Educator Award, New Albany Schools

REBECCA OGDEN
Community Music Educator Award, Founder/Director, Columbus Music Hall

1998
JAYNE WENNER
Elementary Music Educator Award, Hilliard City Schools

JAMES PHILLIP WALLACE
Secondary Music Educator Award, Columbus City Schools

JANICE COOK
Community Music Educator Award, Nationally Certified Teacher of Music

1997
CAROL WELK
Elementary Music Educator Award, Columbus City Schools

GEORGE EDGE
Secondary Music Educator Award, South-Western Schools

JOHN DELIMAN
Community Music Educator Award, Columbus Symphony Cadet Orchestra

MURIEL WEAVER
Music Advocate Award, Chillicothe City School