Former Band Director Larry Daehn Receives Honors
March 25, 2021
Each year, the American Bandmasters Association recognizes an individual for their service in the interest of bands and band music. The award is the ABA/Edwin Franko Goldman Memorial Citation.
The list of past recipients reads like a who's who in the band world from Meredith Willson to John Phillips Sousa, to President Clinton to last year's recipient John Williams.
The citation honoring Daehn read, "Although Larry Daehn achieved resounding success as a band director, it was his music publishing company and subsequent compositions and arrangements that have become international in sc...