John Jost Receives American Choral Directors Association 2012 Highest Award

February 28, 2012


Dr. John Jost, Professor of Music and Director of Choral Activities at

Bradley, is the 2012 recipient of the Harold Decker Award, the highest honor

awarded by the Illinois Chapter of the American Choral Directors

Association.  Harold Decker was Chair of the Choral Division of the School

of Music at the University of Illinois from 1957 to 1981 and the first

recipient of the award.  The award is given "in recognition of the

significant contribution made to the lives of innumerable choral singers,

conductors, and audiences who have been privileged to experience the finest

in choral music as presented under his or her direction."  The award will be

officially conferred at the IL-ACDA summer retreat in June.


Congratulations Dr. Jost.