The Elmhurst Symphony Association is pleased to announce the recipient of the 2014 Silver Measure Award, presented to volunteers for outstanding service to the Elmhurst Symphony over many years. The award, which was begun in 1984, recognizes contributions made by the recipient to the welfare of the orchestra and to the quality of life in the community. This year’s winner, Carolyn Ubriaco, truly represents the spirit of volunteering both within the Symphony and in the wider community. The award was presented to the applause of a full house at the final concert of the ESO’s 2013-14 season on May 10 at Elmhurst Christian Reformed Church.
Carolyn began volunteering with the Symphony in 1988. Among her numerous contributions was the establishment five years ago of the Concierge youth volunteer group, composed of outstanding young people from the local high school and college community. Under Carolyn’s direction and tutelage, these students provided assistance in every area of Elmhurst Symphony operations at each concert. In return, these exceptional young people received volunteer experience that set them apart from their peers as they furthered their educations or moved into the world of work.
Carolyn continues to contribute invaluable strategic business leadership and practical operations savvy as a member of the Symphony board, in addition to soliciting major gifts. She serves the Elmhurst community in many other ways and is well-known as a long-time commissioner and new president of the Elmhurst Park District Board. She recently became a member of the Elmhurst Art Museum Board. The Symphony is proud to recognize her commitment and contributions to the Symphony and to her community.
The ESA salutes and thanks its Silver Measure Award recipient!