Pat Higdon To Be Honored With The Frances Williams Preston Mentor Award
September 2, 2014 at 8:49 AM (PT)
PATRICK JOSEPH MUSIC Founder PAT HIGDON will receive the FRANCES WILLIAMS PRESTON MENTOR AWARD at the NASHVILLE SONGWRITERS HALL OF FAME (NSHOF) DINNER AND INDUCTION CEREMONY. The award is named for FRANCES WILLIAMS PRESTON, who influenced and nurtured the careers of thousands of songwriters, performers, and publishers across multiple genres during her five-decade career with BMI.
"PAT HIGDON built his small independent publishing company into one of the most successful in NASHVILLE by helping develop and nurture the talent of so many great young songwriters over the past 25 years," said NASHVILLE SONGWRITERS HALL OF FAME Chair PAT ALGER. "The NASHVILLE SONGWRITERS HALL OF FAME board is proud to add PAT HIGDON's name to the illustrious group of previous winners of our FRANCESS WILLIAMS PRESTON MENTOR AWARD."
The NSHOF dinner and induction ceremony will be held at NASHVILLE's MUSIC CITY CENTER on SUNDAY, OCTOBER 5th (NET NEWS 7/08).