Wednesday, December 16, 2009
– Carrie Underwood received the 2009 Harmony Award at the Symphony Ball this past Saturday night, Dec. 12, at Nashville's Schermerhorn Symphony Center. The ball is Nashville's key winter social event, benefiting the Nashville Symphony and its music outreach programs. This year marked the event's 25th anniversary.
"The honor is a wonderful compliment, and it's an amazing feeling being part of the Nashville community," said Underwood. "It was a beautiful evening filled with wonderful music, gorgeous ball gowns and decor and was definitely an evening to remember."
The Harmony Award is presented annually at Nashville's Symphony Ball to individuals who have demonstrated continued interest and support of music in Nashville.
Previous recipients of the Harmony Award include Amy Grant, LeAnn Rimes, Michael W. Smith, Tony Brown, Mike & Linda Curb, Lyle Lovett, Trisha Yearwood, Dolly Parton, The Judds, Steve Winwood, Vince Gill, Wynonna and Naomi Judd, Chet Atkins, Rascal Flatts and Martina McBride, the 2008 recipient.