The Annual JC Music Educator of the Year Award
Marissa Iezzi (right) receives the Award from JC.
The 2017 JC Music Educator of the Year Award went to Marissa Iezzi, from Hillhouse High School in New Haven. The award was presented at an annual JC Music educator appreciation dinner, held in Hartford on March 31st.
2016 Music Educator of the Year
Jeremy Osterling, of Kinsella Magnet School of Performing Arts in Hartford, CT. This award was proudly Presented by JC Caillouette of JC Music at the Connecticut Music Educator’s Association Conference on April, 29 2016.
The 2015 JC Music Educator of the Year Award went to Rich Manning!
This is our sixth year giving out the award and you can see all the past winners listed below on this page.
Jason DeGroff was named JC Music Educator of the Year on April 4th, 2014!
Jennifer Crooks, of Oxford High School, named 2013 JC Music Educator of the Year.
The annual announcement took place at the NAFME Eastern Division Conference at the Hartford Convention Center this April. Jennifer Crooks is the 5th recipient of the award.
Dan Luongo, 2012 JC Music Educator of the Year!
Special Congratulations are in order for Dan Luongo from Two Rivers Magnet School in East Hartford, the 2012 JC Music Educator of the Year! He was presented with his award on April 13th at the CMEA Conference at the Hartford Convention Center. This is the 4th year we've given this award. Dan has also been a regular adjudicator for the Solo Competitions in the audition phase as well as the finals! See the JCTV interview featuring him below!
2011 Educator of the Year - Jeremy Barnes
2010 Educator of the Year Award Winner Greg Bell- April 2010 - Presented at CMEA Convention