Texas Orchestra Director of the Year

Nomination and Selection Process

The Texas Orchestra Directors Association Orchestra Director of the Year (ODY) Award was established to honor Texas orchestra directors who have exemplified outstanding achievement in lifetime service and leadership in Texas schools.

To Make a Nomination for the Orchestra Director of the Year

Nominations for the 2018 ODY are due to the TODA Office by January 31st, 2018. 
Click HERE to download the ODY Nomination Form

Criteria for Nomination

  1. Nominees must be current members of TODA
  2. Nominees must exemplify outstanding achievement and lifetime service as an orchestra director in Texas

Nomination Process

  1. Nominations should be submitted by TODA members only
  2. Nominations should include:
    --Name and address of Nominee
    --Brief biographical information
    --Recommendation information (may include newspaper articles, letters of recommendation or other documentation)

Selection Process

  1. Recommendations sent to TODA Office by January 31st.
  2. TODA Board of Directors will select the recipient at the TMEA Board Meeting
  3. TODA President will notify the recipient
  4. Recipient must be present at the TODA Convention to accept the award from the TODA President