The district recently received two awards for its outstanding music education staff and programs:

  • Eric Songer, Chaska Middle School West Band Director, was named 2019 Music Education Innovator by the Give A Note Foundation. Grant funds support The Next Generation of Music Education, a public school program that opens up the world of chamber ensembles, pop, hip hop, improv and songwriting.
  • E. Carver Co. Schools music programs were named among the “Best Communities for Music Education” by the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM).