Professor Eddie W. Airheart, Tyler Junior College assistant director of bands and professor of woodwinds, has been named one of 14 finalists nationwide — and the only finalist from Texas — for The American Prize in Conducting. Since 2009, The American Prize has recognized the best recorded performances by individual artists and ensembles in the United States. Airheart earned a bachelor’s degree in music education from East Texas State University (now A&M-Commerce) and advanced degrees from Texas Christian University. Read the full article in the Tyler Morning Telegraph.
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