NSBA Distinguished Band Director Award

This award will be given annually to the band director that has made an outstanding contribution to the band community in Nova Scotia.

These qualities include:

  • Leadership
  • Musicianship
  • Commitment
  • Dedication
  • Perseverance and Enthusiasm
  • Collaborative Spirit

All NSBA Members in good standing will be able to vote for the nominations in February 2021.

Nominations will be open in January 2021.

The award will be presented at the NSBA Annual General Meeting and at a concert of the band director chosen.

All nominees must be members in good standing of the Nova Scotia Band Association.

Please submit your completed nomination by February 15, 2021.

Nomination form

2020 David Burtt


2019 Diane Clark

2018 George Morrison

 Steve Hartlen – NSBA President

It was my pleasure to present the inaugural Nova Scotia Band Association Distinguished Band Directors Award to
George Morrison.


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