Nekoosa band director qualifies for Music Educator Award
For the Rapids City Times
NEKOOSA – Nekoosa Band Director Larry Glenzer has been selected as a quarterfinalist for the 2020 Music Educator Award presented by the Recording Academy and Grammy Museum.
As a quarterfinalist, Glenzer has been identified as one of the top 12 music educators in Wisconsin and one of the top 189 music educators in the United States.
The Music Educator Award was established to recognize current educators who have made a significant and lasting contribution in the field of music education, who demonstrate a commitment to the broader cause of maintaining music education in the schools.
One recipient is selected from 10 finalists and recognized for their impact on students’ lives. The seventh annual honoree will be flown to Los Angeles to attend the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards.
The nine additional finalists will receive a $1,000 honorarium, and the schools of all 10 finalists will receive matching grants.
Fifteen semifinalists will receive a $500 honorarium with matching school grants.
The semifinalists will be announced in September. For more information, please visit www.grammymusicteacher.com.