Ford Musician Awards for Excellence in Community Service

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Orchestra musicians are devoting increased personal resources to community engagement and educational activities that extend beyond the concert hall, and pivoting in new and creative ways to deliver this work virtually during the pandemic. To recognize the commitment of extraordinary musicians and the impact of their achievements, the League of American Orchestras seeks applications from musicians and nominations by orchestra administrators for the 2021 Ford Musician Awards for Excellence in Community Service. Now in its fifth year, the awards program, made possible through the generosity of Ford Motor Company Fund, celebrates and honors these professionals, their orchestras, and their communities. 

*APPLICATION DEADLINE: Monday, February 8, 2021 (11:59pm)*

About the Awards


Past Awardees


Please contact James Barry, Senior Manager, Artistic and Learning Programs, at jbarry@americanorchestras.org.

The Ford Musician Awards for Excellence in Community Service, a program of the League of American Orchestras, are made possible by
Ford Motor Company Fund.

Ford Motor Company Fund

Banner: Ford Musician Awards 2018, Jeffery Barker Award Presentation with Seattle Symphony Orchestra. Photo: Carlin Ma

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