March 14, 2015
The Take Note Award is given to exceptional leaders and musicians whose work exemplifies MYA’s values of work-ethic, talent, dedication, reliability and responsibility and whose lives are akin to MYA's mission "to build a home with the power of music to enrich the lives of their students and communities"
The Take Note Award is given to a member of the MYA community who has given exceptional service to advance MYA's mission. Tom has been a major leader in furthering MYA's mission, serving as a volunteer for 15 years, the last ten as board president. He recently received Illinois Council of Orchestras's Board President of the Year 2015 award.