Elisabeth Waldo

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Special Honors

Elisabeth Waldo, award-winning composer
  Composer—Soloist—Recording Artist—

Compendium of Awards


Teatre Des Artes

  • 1999 Los Angeles
    Music Week Award
    December 2, 1999
    Elisabeth Waldo, composer, with other chosen distinguished artist honorees of the world community of music

Los Angeles Music Week Committee

  • Award of Recognition and Appreciation

Valley Institute of Visual Arts

  • Ambassador Award

People to People International

  • Lifetime Achievement Award

Music Center of Los Angeles,
Education Division/Professional
Artists in Schools

  • Award of Recognition
    (in conjunction with Music Center of
    Los Angeles/PASA Award)

California Alliance for
Arts Education

  • Commendation
    (in conjunction with Music Center of
    Los Angeles/PASA Award)

California Department of

  • Certificate of Appreciation
    (in conjunction with Music Center of
    Los Angeles/PASA Award)

Joel Wachs, President,
Los Angeles City Council

  • Commendation
    (in conjunction with Music Center of
    Los Angeles/PASA Award)

Mike Antonovich, Supervisor,
Los Angeles County (5th District)

  • "Best of the West" Award

The Yeun Kong Foundation
March Fong Eu

  • Award of Appreciation

Los Angeles Valley
College Historical Museum

  • Award of Appreciation

Nothridge, California
Chamber of Commerce

  • Award of Appreciation

Paula S. Boland, Member,
California State Assembly (38th District)

  • Cultural Commendation

Tom Bradley, Mayor of Los Angeles,

  • Award of Appreciation

Artes de Mexico Festival

  • Gershwin Award

The Cultural Foundation

  • Congressional Recognition Award

Honorable Esteban E. Torres,
Member, U.S. Congress

  • Award of Merit

California Historical Society

  • Certificate of Appreciation

Councilman Hal Bernson on
behalf of the Community of
Northridge, California

  • Certificate of Appreciation

Delta Kappa Gamma Society

  • Certificate of Honor

International Institute for the
Study of Women in Music

  • Certificate of Appreciation

28th Street School/Arts In
Education/Performing Tree

  • Certificate of Appreciation for
    four-year Governorship
    Los Angeles Chapter

National Academy of Recording
Arts and Sciences

  • Commendation

Historical Society of
Southern California

  • Bronze Finalist Award
    for "Messages in Clay"

Information Film Producers
of America, Inc. (IFPA)

  • Gold Medallion

Latin American Network
(Mexico City)

  • Radio - TV Award

Sigma Alpha Iota

  • Composer’s Award


  • Nominee for "Folk Mass"

Emmy Awards

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