A long-time Tulsa music educator is being honored this weekend.
Ron Wheeler has spent much of his life dedicated to teaching, mentoring and guiding young musicians in the Tulsa community.
Wheeler will be honored for that work on Saturday when the Tulsa Symphony Orchestra announces the inaugural Ron Wheeler Tulsa Symphony Music Educator of the Year award. The award honors the impact, accomplishments and legacy of exemplary music educators in Oklahoma.
Wheeler will be the first recipient of the award and it will be presented to him on Saturday at the Tulsa Symphony’s performance of Folk Dances: "London" Symphony at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center.
Wheeler joined the 6 In The Morning team on Friday to look back on his career and discuss the honor.
Folk Dances: "London" Symphony will take place on Saturday, January 15 at 7:30 p.m.
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