Conn Selmer Educational Clinician
Pamela Tellejohn Hayes is nationally recognized for her work in the field of music education. She is a co-author of the comprehensive method book series Essential Elements for Strings. Her award winning orchestras performed concerts on three separate occasions in Carnegie Hall. Mrs. Hayes is the recipient of the Medal of Honor presented by the Midwest International Band & Orchestra Conference, the Merle J. Isaac Lifetime Achievement Award from NSOA, the Elizabeth A.H. Green School Educator Award from ASTA, and the Lifetime Achievement Award from the SC chapter of ASTA. SC Governor Jim Hodges awarded her the Order of the Silver Crescent for exemplary performance, contribution, and achievement within the community in 1999. She has served as president of NSOA, SCMEA, the Orchestra Division of SCMEA, and the SC chapter of ASTA. She currently is a violinist with the Aiken Symphony Orchestra and an adjunct instructor of violin at Columbia College in Columbia, SC.