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2017 Chicagoland Outstanding Music Educator Awards


 These awards have been presented annually since 1989. Nominations are accepted from throughout the Music Education community and are voted on by a committee comprised of all of the previous award recipients. Each year three educators are selected in the Elementary/Junior High Division and three are selected in the High School/Collegiate Division.


The 2017 Chicagoland Outstanding Music Educator Award recipients are:

- Karen Moffett (Westview Hills MS)

- Phil Robb (Richland School - Crest Hill)

- Greg Scapillato (Northbrook JHS)

- Josh Chodoroff (Highland Park HS)

- Kurt Gros (Warren Township HS)

- Ray Ostwald (York HS)

In addition, the Paynter Lifetime Achievement Award was presented to Dr. Joseph Manfredo. Please join us in congratulating this year’s honorees.