Minnesota Choral Director of the Year

Established in 1988, this award is for members who have:

  • Eleven or more years of conducting experience
  • Establishment of high performance and literature standards
  • Promotion of choral music in the community
  • Consistent ACDA membership
  • Attends and supports ACDA functions and statewide activities
  • Contributes to ACDA through work in district, state, regional or national conventions, committees, etc.
     
Photo Year Recipient Institution
2014 Karla J. Miller North Hennepin Community College
       
2013 Lin Warren Hastings High School

2012 Mary Kay Geston Northwestern College

2011

Susan Zemlin

Blaine High School

2010

Thomas Hassig

Prior Lake High School

2008

Jerome Upton

Duluth East High School

2007

Christopher Fettig

Bemidji High School

2006

Ann Wobig

Maple Grove Junior High School

2005

Paula Holmberg

Minnetonka High School

2004

Bruce Becker

Apple Valley High School

2003

Judy Sagen

Eastview High School

2002

Kathy Saltzman Romey

University of Minnesota

2001

Axel Theimer

St. John's/St. Benedict

2000

Steven O. Boehlke

Rosemount High School

1999

Michael Smith

Brainerd High School

1996

Ronald Larson

Waconia High School

1995

Larry McCaghy

Lakeville High School

1994

Robert Peterson

Edina High School

1993

Robert Sieving

St. Cloud Apollo High School

1992

Don Danielson
1930 - 2010

East Grand Forks High School

1991

Stan Kindzerski

Roseau High School

1990

Stan Carlson

Staples High School

1989

Carlin Berg
1936-2008

Elbow Lake High School

1988

Elwood "Woody" Johnson

Roosevelt High School