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