CHARLOTTE – The Landsgareforeningen Association of Danish Marching Showbands presented the gold medal of honor award to Stanley Michalski at the recent Danish Band Festival in Vejen, Denmark.
Michalski coordinates instrumental music for the Mecklenburg Area Catholic Schools in the Diocese of Charlotte.
In presenting the award, Carsten Petersen, the national chairman of Landsgareforeningen, noted Michalski has dedicated his life to music, which has taken him to numerous foreign countries as a conductor and adjudicator.
Michalski has authored many articles on music education and for 40 years has been a member the American Bandmasters Association. Michalski served as president of the American Bandmasters Organization in 1998–99.