Nominations open for the Helen Kemp Award

The Conference Planning Committee for the 2022 Eastern Region Conference is currently accepting nominations for The Helen Kemp Lifetime Achievement Award to be presented in February at the Boston conference.  The award will honor an individual who has made a unique and extraordinary contribution to the field of choral music within the Eastern Region.  

Peggy Dettwiler, Vice-President of the Eastern Region, will collect the nominations and then send them out to the review committee consisting of the current president, president-elect, a past president, and one past recipient of the award.  They will review the materials and make the final decision. The person will be invited to receive the award at the conference and a plaque will be presented.  

1. The nominee must have been involved in choral music making for at least 25 years and connected with the American Choral Directors Association.

2.  Nominees can be conductors/teachers of any type of choral music from children’s ensembles to adult professional choirs.

3.  Nominations should include a professional bio and a full statement about the person’s qualifications for the award.  Supporting reference letters are welcome.

Please send your nominations to Peggy Dettwiler, by November 1, 2021.

For more information, check our Awards Page.