January 9, 2017
The League of American Orchestras is now accepting nominations for the second annual Ford Musician Awards for Excellence in Community Service. This award recognizes orchestral musicians for their demonstrated impact and exceptional service to their communities. Five musicians will each receive an award of $2,500 as well as an additional $2,500 grant to his or her home orchestra. The deadline is February 3. Find more information at www.americanorchestras.org/ford.
A press release about last year’s awards and the five musician recipients can be read here.
Bassist Bruce Ridge and youth outreach