ARVADA, Colo. (CBS4) – An Arvada music teacher was up for a Grammy Award on Sunday night, but unfortunately did not win.

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Chris Maunu (credit: CBS)

Chris Maunu from Arvada West High School was among the 2018 finalists.

Thousands of nominees were picked from all around the country last fall.

PHOTO GALLERY: 60th Annual Grammy Awards

The Grammy went to Melissa Salguero who teaches music in Bronx, New York.

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Honoree Melissa Salguero attends the 60th Annual GRAMMY Awards at Madison Square Garden on January 28, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)

“The Music Educator Award was established to recognize current educators (kindergarten through college, public and private schools) who have made a significant and lasting contribution to the field of music education and who demonstrate a commitment to the broader cause of maintaining music education in schools,” according to the Grammys.

  1. Ann Pirie says:

    Being nominated is awesome.

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