Jerry L. Jaccard, a Brigham Young University School of Music associate professor, received the Outstanding Educator Award of the Organization of American Kodály Educators.
The award was announced and presented at the 2004 OAKE National Conference in San Francisco.
OAKE is a professional society which teaches the concepts of Hungarian composer and humanitarian Zoltán Kodály. His concepts focused on teacher-education, school music reform and the music of children.
Jaccard specializes in musical pedagogy with emphasis in children's musical development. He has done research in a variety of pedagogical topics including European systems, comparative folksong musicology and the dynamics of music reading.
Writer: Rebekah Hanson