The American Choral Directors Association of Minnesota (ACDA-MN) has honored Wayzata High School Choir Director, Eliza Lewis-O'Connor, with the Emerging Conductor Award. She received the award at the ACDA State Conference in November.
Eliza was recognized for her significant contributions to student achievement in choral music, her high performance and literature standards, and for her leadership in Minnesota choral music. She has served as a section leader for Minnesota All-State Choirs and as a Concert Program Co-Chair for ACDA state conferences.
Prior to joining the faculty at Wayzata High School, Eliza taught at White Bear Lake Area High School. She is a graduate of St. Olaf College and earned her master’s degree in Choral Conducting from Northern Arizona University.