The American School Band Directors Association created the Edwin Franko Goldman Award as a symbol of high esteem and respect, and as a measure of appreciation and gratitude for outstanding personal contributions to the school band movement.

The recipient may or may not be a member of ASBDA, but shall be an active or retired director whose teaching career shall have included work in the schools and who has contributed substantially in the fields of Grand, Junior and Senior High School Band work.


Edwin Franko Goldman Award Recipients
2018 2016 2014
Monte Dunnum , ASBDA
Ronald Payne, ASBDA
Michael Leckrone, non-ASBDA
Herbert Owen ASBDA
Dr. Richard Patterson ASBDA
Scott Rush non-ASBDA
Alfred A. Watkins ASBDA
Dr. Bruce Pearson non-ASBDA
2012 2010 2009
Gladys Wright ASBDA
Dr. Stephen E. King ASBDA
Robert Lutt ASBDA
Craig James Kirchoff non-ASBDA
Sonja Pluess ASBDA
Dixie Detgen ASBDA
Terry S. Treudan non-ASBDA
2008 2007 2006
Elaine M. Ostrander ASBDA James Stellmaker ASBDA
Michael R. Peterson ASBDA
William Svec ASBDA
2005 2004 2003
Mickey Young ASBDA
Jack Pierson ASBDA
Lloyd Nakahara ASBDA James A. Sewrey ASBDA
2002 2001 2000
Dennis Hanna ASBDA Edgar Q. Rooker ASBDA
Dr. Tim Lautzenheiser non-ASBDA
John L. Whitwell non-ASBDA
John Kinyon non-ASBDA
Ray E. Cramer non-ASBDA
Ray B. Haney ASBDA
1999 1998 1997
Joe E. Foster, Sr. ASBDA Howard O. (Doc) Pardee ASBDA James J. Hewitt ASBDA
1996 1995 1994
Henry P. Vander Linde ASBDA William C. Robinson ASBDA
Timothy Broege non-ASBDA
David G. Reul ASBDA
1993 1992 1991
Saburo Watanabe ASBDA
Clare Grundman non-ASBDA
Dr. Frank Bencriscutto non-ASBDA
Jay W. Burchak ASBDA Everett L. Roberts ASBDA
1990 1989 1988
Homer F. Haworth ASBDA James F. Herendeen ASBDA
Earl A. Slocum non-ASBDA
Frank L. Battisti non-ASBDA
Ross A. Leeper ASBDA
1987 1986 1985
Alvin E. Bohms ASBDA
Nilo W. Hovey non-ASBDA
Harry J. Wenger non-ASBDA
Warren A. Felts ASBDA Sidney R. Rosen ASBDA
Clarence Glen Arsers non-ASBDA
H. Robert Reynolds non-ASBDA
1984 1983 1982
Lawrence E. Griffin ASBDA Edward E. Kehn ASBDA
Roy M. Martin non-ASBDA
W. Francis McBeth non-ASBDA
Howard L. Lidstrom ASBDA
1981 1980 1979
Arnold Berndt ASBDA James Clark ASBDA
Mark Kelly non-ASBDA
James M. Tibbs ASBDA
Frank Piersol non-ASBDA
1978 1977 1976
Dr. Harry Belgian ASBDA J. Raymond Brandon ASBDA Ernest Caneva ASBDA
1975 1974 1973
C. Sidney Berg ASBDA
Dr. Clarence Sawhill non-ASBDA
Seymour Okun ASBDA Philip J. Fuller ASBDA
Glenn Cliff Bainum non-ASBDA
Mark H. Hindsley non-ASBDA
1972 1971 1970
Mac E. Carr ASBDA
Karl L. King non-ASBDA
George W. Patrick ASBDA
Dr. Paul Yoder non-ASBDA
Emil W. Puffenberger ASBDA
1969 1968 1967
Robert W. Dean ASBDA
Dr. William D. Revelli non-ASBDA
Frederick C. Ebbs non-ASBDA
Arthur H. Brandenburg ASBDA Pat Arsers ASBDA
Carlton Stewart non-ASBDA
1966 1965 1964
Forrest L. McAllister ASBDA Dr. Dale C. Harris ASBDA
Dr. Harold Bachman non-ASBDA
Dr. Frank Simon non-ASBDA
Capt. James Harper ASBDA