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Nominees sought for music leadership award

Published: Friday, Nov. 1, 2013 11:45 p.m. CST • Updated: Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013 12:55 p.m. CST

CRYSTAL LAKE – The McHenry County Music Center is accepting nominations for the fourth annual Marie Ann Vos Music Leadership Award.

The award is in recognition of lifetime commitment, achievement and passion in promoting musical arts in McHenry County and beyond.  

Nomination applications need to be submitted to the McHenry County Music Center, in care of Cathy Ames, MCMC executive director, 401 Country Club Road, Crystal Lake, IL 60014-5605 by Dec. 31.

There is no formal application form. In the nomination letter, include the nominator’s name and contact information, and the name and contact information for the nominee, along with their bio and the reason the candidate meets the criteria to receive this recognition.

The successful candidate will be announced at the McHenry County Youth Orchestras Pops Concert at the Raue Center for the Performing Arts on Feb. 26.

The 2012 recipient, Gordon Triefenbach, was a longtime music educator in School District 47.

– Northwest Herald

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