As a member of the Association of Teachers of Singing, he was present at the first joint conference of AOTOS
and NATS, instrumental in forming the International Congress of Voice Teachers.
In 2004, Ray was awarded the Admiral of the Ocean Seas Award (AOTOS
), the shipping industry's highest honor.
) cosponsored a workshop in Dartington, England.
United Seamen's Service Admiral of the Ocean Sea (AOTOS) awards, the maritime industry's most prestigious honor, will be presented to two NDTA members at a gala industry dinner and dance to be held at the Sheraton New York Hotel and Towers, New York City, on November 5, 2004.
(TOTE) and Sea Star Line, LLC, are NDTA Sustaining Members, will receive the AOTOS Awards in November.
The sizable contingent of MEBA members on-hand during the crisis were honored at the recent AOTOS
awards in New York, the maritime industry's most prestigious award ceremony