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VASTA AWARD NOMINATION FORM

Nominations for VASTA awards due October 20, 2017.

Apply via google form below:
https://goo.gl/forms/4OKw8aBh0e6MlbUV2

Outstanding String Teacher Award

This award is designed to recognize string teachers with six or more years of teaching experience who have advanced the cause and
level of string playing and teaching in the state of Virginia. Public and private school, as well as studio and college teachers are
eligible for this award. Candidates are expected to demonstrate outstanding achievement in at least some of the following areas:
teaching, performance, program building, clinics, workshops, master classes, coaching, etc. Nominees for this award must be members
of VASTA or be willing to become members of VASTA to accept the award.

Outstanding New String/Orchestra Teacher Award
This award is designed to recognize string/orchestra teachers with one to five years of full-time teaching experience who have
exhibited the highest levels of leadership, dedication, and achievement in public or private schools in the state of Virginia. Candidates
are expected to have demonstrated excellence in at least one of the following areas: teaching, program building, coaching, advocacy,
etc. Nominees for this award must be members of VASTA or be willing to become members of VASTA to accept the award.

Orchestra director of the Year Award
Nominees must currently teach in a public or private school, or direct a youth orchestra. The candidate must have demonstrated
outstanding achievement as an orchestra teacher and conductor, resulting in major advancement of that candidate’s program with
documentation of unusual success. . Nominees for this award must be members of VASTA or be willing to become members of VASTA
to accept the award.

Distinguished Service Award
Nominations will be considered for individuals or groups who have made outstanding contributions to the cause of string and/or
orchestra education and performance in Virginia. Nominees may be school administrators or supervisors who have supported string
and/or orchestra programs to an extraordinary degree, as well as instrument repair persons, composers, conductors, and others who
have made a significant difference to string and/or orchestra programs.

Distinguished Service Award (Business)
This award is designed to recognize businesses that have provided extraordinary support and services to and for string and/or orchestra programs in Virginia.

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