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Peter Manzi Quarterfinalist for 2020 Grammy Music Educator of the Year
Posted 6/10/19

For the 2nd time in four years, Mr. Peter Manzi has been named as a Quarterfinalist for the 2020 Grammy Music Educator Award. Mr. Manzi is the Band Director at Carlsbad High School.


A total of 189 music teachers from 179 cities were announced as quarterfinalists for the Music Educator Award™ presented by the Recording Academy™ and GRAMMY Museum®. Only 10 music educators from California schools were announced as quarterfinalists. In total, more than 3,300 initial nominations were submitted.  


The Music Educator Award was established to recognize current educators (kindergarten through college, public and private schools) who have made a significant and lasting contribution to the field of music education and who demonstrate a commitment to the broader cause of maintaining music education in the schools.


This designation came after a nomination from a student(s) was received by the Grammy organization.