ASTA Elizabeth A. H. Green School Educator Award

ASTA's Elizabeth A. H. Green School Educator Award is given annually to a school string teacher with a current and distinguished career in a school orchestral setting. Past recipients include Denice Haney, James Palmer, Scott Laird, Joni Swenson, William Bitter, Winifred Crock, and a host of other distinguished string educators.

Criteria for the award includes:

  • Nominee must currently be active in teaching strings or orchestra in a regularly scheduled school setting.
  • Nominee must have at least 10 years of successful school string/orchestra teaching experience.
  • Nominee’s program must be for school-aged children through the 12th grade.
  • Nominator and nominee must be ASTA members.


Congratulations to Alison Mayes, winner of the 2020 Elizabeth A. H. Green School Educator Award. Information about applying for the 2021 award will be available in September 2020.