Richard Yoder Award

In 2003 the Richard Yoder Award was created in his honor for outstanding service to the NEP as a French horn player, Board member and tireless grant writer and solicitor of program ads to ensure the financial viability of the NEP.

In 2017, the Richard Yoder Award was given to NEP’s Concertmaster Danielle Maddon and long-time orchestra member Louise Myers for their outstanding service to the NEP.