CMEA State Award Winners

CMEA / PERIPOLE GENERAL MUSIC EDUCATOR AWARD
Honoring Excellence In General Classroom Music Education 
AWARD RECIPIENTS

Katrina Haeger, 2017
Jeanette McGrath, 2015

Cindy Teresi, 2014

Sue Metz, 2013

Sharon Evans, 2012
Kara Ireland D'Ambrosio, 2011 
George Dozet, 2010
Paula Van Houten, 2009
Dianne Park, 2008 
Jean Strickland, 2007 
Margy Schroeder, 2006
Kristal Basua, 2005
Janice Hewitt, 2004
Jacolyn Feeser, 2003
Victoria Schmidt, 2002
Diane Della Jordan, 2001
Florence Baum-Kabot, 2000

CMEA MUSIC INDUSTRY LEADERSHIP AWARD
Honoring An Organization/Individual For Outstanding Leadership In Music Education 
AWARD RECIPIENTS

Ashli Rulien, 2017
Disney Performing Arts, 2016

Bertrand's Music, 2015

Jaclyn Shea, 2013

Nick Rail Music, 2010
DeMoulin Brothers Company, 2009
Ed Sueta, 2008 
Macmillan McGraw-Hill, 2007 
Best Music, Glenn Roberts, 2006 
Music Agency, Inc., Kathy LeBlanc, 2006 
Barkman Fundraising, Sam Barkman, 2005
Jupiter Band Instruments, Keith Gard, 2005 
Wenger Corporation, Debra Walker, 2004
GIA, Alec Harris, 2004
Scott Foresman-Silver Burdett, Jean Strickland, 2003
Mirmont Uniforms, Edie Easterby, 2003
Alfred Publishing Company, James Berg, 2002
Yamaha, Mike Bates, 2002 
J.W. Pepper Music, Dave Buckeyne, 2001
Peery Products, Don Hoffman & Faith Hoffman, 2001 
Marshall Music, Bob Jones & Stephanie Saldago, 2000
Peripole-Bergerault: Sylvia Perry & Andrew Perry, 2000

CMEA ELEMENTARY MUSIC SPECIALIST AWARD
Honoring Exellence In Elementary Instrumental and Choral Music Instruction. 
AWARD RECIPIENTS

Jack Erb, 2017
Linda Mouradian, 2016

Rob Bentley, 2015

Patricia O'Herron, 2014

Nick Olmos, 2013 
Steven Ravaglioli, 2012 
Kim Lundgren Pigorsch, 2011 
Karen Lawrence, 2010
Paulette Miller, 2009
Nancy Raaum, 2008 
Jo Anita Washburn, 2007 
Mark Morello, 2006 
Linda Mouradian, 2005
Sue Stanger, 2004
Michael Hannickel, 2003
Cleo Ernst, 2002 

CMEA MIDDLE SCHOOL MUSIC SPECIALIST AWARD
Honoring Exellence In Middle School Instrumental and Choral Music Instruction. 
AWARD RECIPIENTS

Zack Pitt-Smith, 2017
Pauline Crooks, 2016

CMEA / MAYNARD MORELAND CLASSROOM TEACHER AWARD
Honoring Musical Excellence In Elementary Classroom Education. Honoring an Elementary Classroom Teacher Who Uses Music As An Integral Part of the Curriculum. 
AWARD RECIPIENTS

Mary Shaw, 2012
Connie Jackson, 2011 
Refugio Rodriguez, 2010
Wayne Sutton, 2009
Jeannette Kopp, 2008 
John Massey, 2007 
Marla Forrest, 2006 
Garner Saguil, 2005
Adonna Moreland, 2004
Margaret McMillan, 2003
Lincoln Olbrycht, 2002 
Julie Dahl, 2001 
Kristi L. Blatner, 2000 

CMEA / RICHARD L. LEVIN ORCHESTRA EDUCATOR AWARD
Honoring Excellence In Orchestra Education and Performance 
AWARD RECIPIENTS

Gregory Conway, 2017
Scott Krijnen, 2016

Kate Francis, 2015

Sandra Lewis, 2014

Angelo Moreno, 2013
Donna Harrison, 2012
Albert Jeung, 2011
John Felder, 2010
Stan Holcombe, 2009
Janet Grizzell, 2008 
Michael Boitz, 2007 
Loretta J W McNulty, 2006 
Thomas J. Tatton, 2005
Joni Swenson, 2004
Jaqueline Anita Crump-Pace, 2003
Nina Vigil, 2002
Warren Torns, 2001 
Heidi Franklin, 2000

CMEA / JOHN SWAIN COLLEGE/UNIVERSITY EDUCATOR AWARD
Honoring Excellence in Music Education At The College/University Level 
AWARD RECIPIENTS

Dr. Eric Hammer, 2017
Dr. Gary P. Gilroy, 2016

Dr. Thomas Loewenheim, 2015

Dr. Andy Collinsworth, 2014

Donald Kendrick, 2013
Janine Riveire, 2012
Iris Levine, 2011
Dr. Lawrence Stoffel, 2010
Frank Heuser, 2009
Dr. Diana Hollinger, 2008 
David Eshelman, 2007 
Dr. Edward Harris, 2006 
Deborah Mitchell, 2005
Mary Schliff, 2004
Ruth Brittin, 2003
John Swain, 2002
Harley Muilenberg, 2001 
Nan McDonald, 2000

CMEA LEGISLATIVE MUSIC LEADERSHIP AWARD
Honoring an elected representative at the state or national level who has been a positive force in leadership for music education.
AWARD RECIPIENTS

Member California State Assembly, Patrick O'Donnell, 2017
Member California State Senate, Loni Hancock, 2016

Member California State Senate, Jean Fuller, 2015

Kevin Beiser, San Diego Unified School Board, 2014
Darrell Steinberg, California State Senate, 2012
Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom, 2011
Katherine Nakamura, 2010
None in 2009 
Governor Arnold Schwartzenegger, 2008 
Member US House of Representatives, Susan Davis, 2007 
Member California State Senate, Christine Kehoe, 2006 
Mayor, City of San Ramon, CA, H. Abram Wilson, 2005 
Jack Scott, 2004
Nancy Pelosi, 2003
Barbara Boxer, 2002
Delaine Eastin, 2001
Kevin Murray, 2001
Sheila James Kuehl, 2000
Susan Davis, 2000

CMEA COLLEGIATE NAfME CHAPTER AWARD
Honoring Excellence, Innovation, And Growth Promoting Music Teacher Education at the High School/Middle School Level 
AWARD RECIPIENTS

California State University Northridge, 2015 
California Baptist University, 2009
San Jose State University, 2008 
San Francisco State University, 2007 
California State University Long Beach, 2006 
Azusa Pacific University, 2005
California State University Sacramento, 2004
California State University Northridge, 2003 
California State University Hayward, 2002
California State University Chico, 2001 
California State University Northridge, 2000

CMEA JAZZ EDUCATOR AWARD
Honoring Excellence In Jazz Education And Performance
AWARD RECIPIENTS

Patrick Langham, 2017
Les Nunes, 2016

Gary Pratt, 2015

Robert Avzaradel, 2014

Paul Lucckesi, 2013
Frederick Lee, 2012
Aaron Lington, 2011
Frank Sumares, 2010 
Jill DeWeese, 2009
Lisa Butts, 2008 
Robert Klevan, 2007 
Robert Babko, 2006 
Charles Richard, 2005
Michael Galisatus, 2004
Paul Shaghoian, 2003
Curtis Gaesser, 2002
Jill Geist, 2001 
Peggy Vax, 2000

CMEA/AUBREY PENMAN RETIRED MUSIC EDUCATOR AWARD
Honoring Continued Influence In Developing Teachers
AWARD RECIPIENTS

Bill Adam, 2017
Mark Bidelman, 2016

Roy Anthony, 2015

Dan Neece, 2014

Ron Jones, 2013
Robert Gilberti, 2012
Lawrence Sutherland, 2011
Tom Candlish, 2010 
Gail McKinney, 2009
F. John Pylman, 2008 
John Austin, 2007 
Ray A. Craig, 2006 
Jon Christian, 2005
Nicholas Angiulo, 2004
Carl W. Schafer, 2003
Orrin Cross III, 2002
Jerry Kirkpatrick, 2001
Lois Vidt, 2001
Henry Use, 2000

CMEA/ Pearson-Silver Burdett CHORAL EDUCATOR AWARD
Honoring Excellence In Choral Education And Performance
AWARD RECIPIENTS

Lou De La Rosa, 2017
Anne-Marie Katemopoulos, 2016

Dr. Patrick Walders, 2015

Michael Hayden, 2014

Bruce Rogers, 2013
Kenneth Tuttle, 2012
Susan Delgardo, 2011
Merryl Nelson, 2010 
Beverly Taylor, 2009
Bruce Koliha, 2008 
Deborah Divine, 2007 
Anna Hamre, 2006 
Mark Lanford, 2005
Mary Purdy, 2004
Polly Vasche, 2003
Nancy Gray, 2002
Vance D. Wolverton, 2001
Ken Putnam, 2000 
Jenepher Lapp
Shirley Nute
Don Bagget
Charlene Archibeque
Perla Warren
Virginia Covert Colla
Linda Anderson

CMEA BYRON HOYT/DON SCHMEER BAND EDUCATOR AWARD
Honoring Excellence in Instrumental Education And Performance
AWARD RECIPIENTS

Jeri Webb, 2017
Jeanne Christensen, 2016

Jonathan Grantham, 2015

James Kusserow, 2014

James Mazzaferro, 2013
Michael Boitz, 2012
Andy Collinsworth, 2011 
John Burn, 2010 
Julie West, 2009
Susan Hamre, 2008 
Anthony Mazzaferro, 2007 
Dan Neece, 2006 
Robert Athayde, 2005
Norman Dea, 2004
Edward C. Harris, 2003
Mike Corrigan, 2002
Geoff Igarashi, 2001 
Russell Campbell, 2000

CMEA ERNEST R. YEE ILLUMINATING CULTURE AWARD
Honoring Excellence in Diversity in Music Education
AWARD RECIPIENTS

Eloy Adame, 2017
Dr. John Calloway, 2015

Anne Fennell, 2013

The Quincy Jones Elementary School, 2012
Karen Calhoun, 2011
John Flood, 2010 
None in 2009
Jeff Nevin, 2008 
Ricardo Paderes, 2007 
Ron Kean, 2006 
Mark Fogelquist, 2005
Richard Rodriguez, 2004
Marianne Locke, 2003
Diane Park, 2002
Keith Ballard, 2001 

CMEA OUTSTANDING ADMINISTRATOR AWARD
Honoring A Non-Music Educator Who, As A School Administrator, Has Contributed Powerfully To The Support Of Music Education
AWARD RECIPIENTS

Dr. Marcheta Williams, 2017

Cindy Marten, 2017
Ted Alejandre, 2017
Craig Faniani, 2016

Allan Kristensen, 2016

Marvin Biasotti, 2015

Brad Van Patten, 2014

Don Wilson, 2014
Dr. Garry Eagles, 2014 

Eva Mayoral, 2013 
Laurel Ashlock, 2012
John Maloney, 2011 
Michael Darling, 2010 
Rodney Goldenberg, 2009
Dr. James Parsons, 2008 
Ginger Shattuck, 2007 
Jean Fuller - Bakersfield, 2006 
Joost DeMoes - Bakersfield, 2005
Michael Stuart - Redding, 2004
Dick Lewer - Los Altos, 2003 
Oreen Gernreich - San Jose, 2002
William Parr - Redding, 2001
Jaime Henderson - Rosedale, 2000
Elosie Reyes Preiss - Turlock, 1999 
Douglas J. Miller - Panama-Buena Vista, 1998
Phillip Spears - Rocklin, 1997
Joe Simas - Hanford, 1996
John Rogalsky - Reedley, 1994

CMEA OUTSTANDING MUSIC EDUCATOR AWARD
BAY SECTION
AWARD RECIPIENTS

Troy Davis, 2017
Nancy Moser, 2016

Steven Hendee, 2015

Diana Hollinger, 2014

Michael Boitz, 2013
Cheryl Yee Glass, 2012
Thomas Tatton, 2011 
Edward Harris, 2010
Jack Martens, 2009
John Maltester , 2008
Robert Athayde, 2007
Timothy Smith, 2006 
Norman Dea, 2005
Lucerne Mottaz, 2004
Donald Scott, 2003
Michele Winter, 2002 
Kem F. Martinez, 2001
Victoria Schmidt, 2000

CMEA OUTSTANDING MUSIC EDUCATOR AWARD
CAPITOL SECTION
AWARD RECIPIENTS

James Mazzaferro, 2017
Kimberly Cole, 2016

Dr. Robert Halseth, 2015

Don Wersky, 2014

Glen Cain, 2013
Carol Kouklis, 2012
Mark Tulga, 2011
Cindy Teresi, 2010
Robin Wilmer, 2009
Donald Kendrick, 2008 
Margy Moon, 2007 
Kendall Yee, 2006 
Kevin Glaser, 2005
Roy Fulmer, 2004
William Zinn, 2003
Brad North, 2002 
David G. Yamamoto, 2001
Lois Carah, 2000

CMEA OUTSTANDING MUSIC EDUCATOR AWARD
CENTRAL SECTION
AWARD RECIPIENTS

Craig Mashler, 2017
James Kusserow, 2016

Gary Scudder, 2015

Ed Hull, 2014

Regina Pryor, 2013
Walter Crider, 2012
Dennis Herbst, 2011 
Louis Yuen, 2010
John Biller, 2009
Douglas Kelley, 2008 
Bill Ingram, 2007 
Allan Kristensen, 2006 
Lisa Butts, 2005
Michael Stone, 2004
Dale Engstrom, 2003
Dan Jackson, 2002 
Paul Shaghoian, 2001
Dale Anderson, 2000

CMEA OUTSTANDING MUSIC EDUCATOR AWARD
CENTRAL COAST SECTION
AWARD RECIPIENTS

Susan Silveira, 2017
Brian Handley, 2016

Chris West, 2015

Colleen Wall, 2014

Christy Latham, 2013
Murray Walker, 2012
Cathy Findley, 2011
Drew Lewis, 2010
David Hoffman, 2010
Barbara Priest, 2009
Joe Johnson, 2008 
Glenda Bernhardt, 2007 
Dale Harrison, 2006 
Willow Manspeaker, 2005
Theresa Hruby, 2004
Mark Bidelman, 2003
Gary Stotz, 2002 
Gloria A. Souza, 2001
Debbie Cirimele, 2000

CMEA OUTSTANDING MUSIC EDUCATOR AWARD
NORTH COAST SECTION
AWARD RECIPIENTS

Dr. Sarah McClimon, 2017
Laura Arrington, 2016

Janet Beckstead, 2015

Katri Pitts, 2014

Dan Sedgwick, 2013
Amy Ross, 2012 
Paul Cummings, 2011
Fred Tempas, 2010
Carol Jacobson, 2009
Jonathan Souza, 2008 
Dana Christen, 2007 
Ronite Gluck, 2006 
David Demant, 2005
Kenneth Ayoob, 2004
Bruce McCay, 2003
Lindy Rust, 2002 
Gregg L. Sisk, 2001
Judith Scharnberg, 2000

CMEA OUTSTANDING MUSIC EDUCATOR AWARD
NORTHERN SECTION
AWARD RECIPIENTS

Gavin Spencer, 2017
Deb Wiseman, 2016

Michael Phenicie, 2015

Randy Humphreys, 2014

Karen Clark, 2013
Marsha Roby, 2012
David Green, 2011
Ronald Wolcott, 2010
Karol Forrest, 2009
Deborah Reinhardt, 2008 
Nick Biondo, 2007 
Thomas Aiken, 2006 
Sal D'acquisto, 2005
Cydney Dixon, 2004
Brian McKee, 2003 
Deborah Divine, 2002
Dan Neece, 2001 
Helen Stephenson, 2000

CMEA OUTSTANDING MUSIC EDUCATOR AWARD

SOUTHEASTERN SECTION

AWARD RECIPIENTS

Susan Willmering, 2017
Kellori Dower, 2016

Greg Ellis, 2015

Bruce Rogers, 2014

CMEA OUTSTANDING MUSIC EDUCATOR AWARD

SOUTHERN BORDER SECTION

AWARD RECIPIENTS

Russ Sperling, 2017
Matt Armstrong, 2016

Jeanne Christensen, 2015

Jay Posteraro, 2014

Shannon Kitelinger, 2013
Harvey Tellinghuisen, 2012
Tom Cole, 2011 
Jodi Neilson, 2010
Peter Ring, 2009
Warren Torns, 2008 
Anne Fennell, 2007 
NONE, 2006 
Daniel Nelson, 2005
Ronald Bolles, 2004
Jeff Jenkins, 2003
Debbie Burton , 2002
Dean Hickman, 2001
Dennis Mauricio, 2000

CMEA OUTSTANDING MUSIC EDUCATOR AWARD

SOUTHWESTERN SECTION

AWARD RECIPIENTS

Philip Ruiz, 2017
Robert Eisenhart, 2016

Coralie Prince, 2015

Brendan Jennings, 2014

CMEA OUTSTANDING MUSIC EDUCATOR AWARD
SOUTHERN SECTION

AWARD RECIPIENTS

Christine DeMore, 2013
Julie West, 2012
Richard Messenger, 2011
Vance Miller, 2010
David Miller, 2009
Gerald & Linda Anderson, 2008 
Coralie Prince, 2007 
James Baker, 2006 
John Whitener, 2005
Bonnie Lockrem, 2004
Stan Steele, 2003
Barbara Cory, 2002
Donnell B. Doyle, 2001
Christopher Schwabe, 2000

CMEA PRESIDENT'S AWARD
Honoring Extraordinary Accomplishments in Music Education
AWARD RECIPIENTS

Lynne Faulks, 2017
Phil Vallejo, 2017
Randi Carp, 2017
Brad North, 2016

Bill Wilkinson, 2016

Bernard C. Barmann, 2015

Dr. Jonathan Talberg, 2015

Norm Dea, 2014

Anna Hamre, 2013

Kristine Alexander, 2013

Michael Stone, 2012
John Burn, 2012
Brandon Price, 2011
Michael Caldwell, 2010 
None in 2009
Arthur Dougherty, 2008 
Reona & Jerry Kirkpatrick, 2007 
James and Kem Martinez, 2006
John and Ida Larrieu, 2006
Gayane & Frank Korkmazian, Jr., 2005
Barbara Cory, 2004
Henry Use, 2003
Aubrey Penman, 2002
Bill & Jeri Burke, 2001
Carolynn Lindeman, 2000

CMEA HALL OF FAME AWARD
Honoring Lifetime Achievement In Music Education 
AWARD RECIPIENTS

Dr. Edward Harris, 2017
Michael Corrigan, 2017
James Mazzaferro, 2017
Dr. Robert Halseth
, 2016

Rosemarie Krovoza, 2016
Rick Meyer
, 2016
Dale Anderson
, 2015
Ann Marie Haney, 2015
Dr. Thomas Lee
, 2015
Jon Christian
, 2014
Orrin Cross, 2013
Gayane Korkmazian
, 2012
Gerald E. Anderson, 2012 
David Whitwell, 2011
Nicholas Angiulo, 2010 
Vincent Gomez, 2010 
Kem F. Martinez, 2009
Carl W. Schafer, 2009
Robert W. Lutt, 2009
Duane Weston, 2008 
John Larrieu, 2007
Mary Val Marsh, 2007
Barbara Cory, 2007
Bill Ingram, 2007 
Carolynn Lindeman, 2006
Joe Foster, 2006
Paul Shaghoian, 2006 
Frances Benedict , 2005
L. Leroy Roach, 2005
Silvester McElroy , 2005
Jerry Kirkpatrick , 2005
Robert Greenwood, 2004
Arthur Huff, 2004 
Lyle Stubson, 2004
Lois Vidt, 2004 
John Farr, 2003
Thomas Eagan, 2003
Larry Johnson, 2002 
Mary Louise Reilly, 2002
William Hill, 2001
Helynn Manning, 2001
Wesley "Colonel" Moore,2001
Vivian Hoffstetter, 2000
F. John Pylman, 2000
Lawrence Sutherland, 1999
Chuck Schroeder, 1998
Dean Semple, 1997
Burl Walter Jr., 1996
Jerry Moore, 1994
Mike Pappone, 1992
David Goedecke, 1991
Marlowe Earle, 1987
Arthur Dougherty, 1985
William Burke, 1983
Aubrey Penman, 1981
Steve Connolly, 1979
Howard Swan, 1977
Russell Howland, 1975

CMEA LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Honoring a Lifetime of Extraordinary Service and Commitment to Music Education in California
AWARD RECIPIENTS
John Larrieu, 2014