Laura Sam Congratulations

Congratulations to Laura Sam, Choir Director at Front Street United Methodist Church, who was awarded the Lara Hoggard Award on Saturday, October 17, 2020 by the North Carolina American Choral Directors Association for distinguished service in choral music in North Carolina!

The Lara Hoggard Award is given each year to a NC Choral Director that has distinguished himself/herself as an outstanding choral director within NC, consistently demonstrated the highest musical standards throughout his/her career, has been active in several areas of education, has served and/or held office in choral areas of appropriate professional organizations such as NCMEA and NCACDA, and provided statewide leadership in the choral art.

The award is selected by choral directors from across the state that serve in all areas of choral music including high school, middle school, college, church, community college, community, and professional choirs.

The award is named for Lara G. Hoggard, a William Rand Kenan, Jr. Professor of Music (Emeritus) at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, and one of the most widely recognized and honored choral and orchestral conductors in the United States and Europe.


Last Published: October 19, 2020 10:48 AM
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