Awards

Award Information and Criteria

 

Texas Choirmaster Award
 

This award is reserved for a TCDA member with clearly superior choral conducting and musicianship skill with many years of performance success.  Nominations are made by the TCDA Board.


Choral Excellence Award


This award is based on the recipient’s contributions to choral music in Texas, mentorship and inspiration to colleagues and students, and continued advocacy for the future of choral singing.  Nominations made by TCDA members.

 

Criteria for Nomination
 

1. Member in good standing of TCDA in the year the award is presented

2. Career marked by excellence in teaching and choral performances

3. Evidence of mentoring and influence of other teachers

4. Regular TCDA attendance

5. Deadline for submission is March 15, 2020

 


 Young Director of Distinction Award


This award recognizes TCDA choral directors who have taught for seven years or less and achieved exceptional success in those years.  Nominations made by TCDA members. 

 

Criteria for Nomination

 

1. Member in good standing of TCDA in the year the award is presented

2. Career marked by excellence in teaching and choral performances

3. Seven years or less of teaching experience

4. Regular TCDA attendance

5. Deadline for submission is March 15, 2020

 


TCDA Service Award

 

Not awarded every year, this select award is reserved for unusual or unique service to TCDA. Nominations are made by the TCDA Board.