Recognition & Awards

All Songbook Academy® participants will receive:

• Songbook Fellow recognition
• College recommendation letter from the Songbook Foundation
• Letter recognizing the achievement of each Songbook Fellow sent to their high school
• Membership in Songbook Academy alumni network 

Click to read more about eligible award categories for ALL participants:

 

Great American Songbook Youth Ambassador Award

The recipient will receive the chance of a lifetime: the opportunity to perform with two-time Emmy and five-time Grammy Award nominated entertainer and founder of the Songbook Foundation, Michael Feinstein. The Ambassador will receive one professionally written musical arrangement. The Youth Ambassador will serve for one year and will have opportunities to perform throughout the year. Read about the Songbook Academy’s current Youth Ambassador.

Performance opportunities for previous Songbook Ambassadors have included the following appearances:

 

Songbook Inspiration Award 

The recipient will receive a performance opportunity with two-time Emmy and five-time Grammy Award nominated entertainer and founder of the Songbook Foundation, Michael Feinstein, to be coordinated by the Songbook Foundation. 

Songbook Celebration Award 

The recipient will receive a performance opportunity with two-time Emmy and five-time Grammy Award nominated entertainer and founder of the Songbook Foundation, Michael Feinstein, to be coordinated by the Songbook Foundation.

Outstanding Achievement Awards 

Various outstanding achievement awards will be presented for excellence in a variety of categories.