SONGER STUDIO
ERIC IS NAMED QUARTERFINALIST FOR GRAMMY AWARD
A TOTAL OF 290 MUSIC TEACHERS FROM 264 CITIES ACROSS 41 STATES HAVE BEEN ANNOUNCED AS QUARTERFINALISTS FOR THE FOURTH ANNUAL MUSIC EDUCATOR AWARD PRESENTED BY THE RECORDING ACADEMY AND THE GRAMMY FOUNDATION.  IN TOTAL, MORE THAN 7,000 NOMINATIONS WERE SUBMITTED ACROSS 50 STATES. 

ERIC SONGER WAS ONE OF THESE QUARTERFINALISTS.  HE WAS ONE OF FIVE EDUCATORS CURRENTLY TEACHING IN MINNESOTA.  THIS IS THE SECOND TIME IN THREE YEARS ERIC HAS BEEN NAMED A QUARTERFINALIST.

THE MUSIC EDUCATOR AWARD WAS ESTABLISHED TO RECOGNIZE CURRENT EDUCATORS WHO HAVE MADE A SIGNIFICANT AND LASTING CONTRIBUTION TO THE FIELD OF MUSIC EDUCATION AND WHO DEMONSTRATE A COMMITMENT TO THE BROADER CAUSE OF MAINTAINING MUSIC EDUCATION IN THE SCHOOLS.

ONE RECIPIENT WILL BE SELECTED FROM TEN FINALISTS AND WILL BE RECOGNIZED FOR HIS/HER REMARKABLE IMPACT ON STUDENTS‘ LIVES.  THE WINNER WILL BE FLOWN TO LOS ANGELES TO ACCEPT THE AWARD, ATTEND THE GRAMMY AWARDS CEREMONY AND RECEIVE A $10,000 HONORARIUM.  THE NINE FINALISTS WILL EACH RECEIVE A $1,000 HONORARIUM AND THE SCHOOLS OF ALL TEN FINALISTS WILL RECEIVE MATCHING GRANTS.   

CLICK HERE TO REVIEW A LIST OF MUSIC EDUCATOR AWARD QUARTERFINALISTS.
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