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.

The award will be presented at the NSBA Annual General Meeting and/or 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 March 4, 2022.

Nomination form

Sarah MacDonald


Allison Penwell


Laura Mercer                 &           Melissa Doiron

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.


Nova Scotia & Prince Edward Island