Posts tagged ‘Music Education’

Joan Squires ’79 Named MusicalAmerica “Mover & Shaper”

MusicalAmerica Worldwide recently named Joan Squires ’79, music education, to its “Mover & Shaper” list. Squires, president of Omaha Performing Arts and former president and CEO of the Phoenix Symphony, is the only Tony Award voter in Nebraska, among other prestigious acknowledgements.

Madeline Teitsma ’21 Selected to Attend National 4-H Congress in Atlanta

Madeline Teitsma ’21, a music and music education double  major from Newton, N.J., was one of just 18 students from nine Jersey counties to be selected to attend a national 4-H Congress in Atlanta, Ga., later this month. According to the article, “The conference will focus on the Cooperative Extension System’s belief that young people can be significant partners in addressing the issues that face our nation, especially those affecting youth.”


Joan Squires ’79 Receives Distinguished Broadway Award

Joan Squires, a music education major from the Class of 1979, was recently named as Broadway Presenter of the Year by the Broadway League in New York City. Squires, Omaha Performing Arts President, received the Samuel J. L’Hommedieu Award for Outstanding Achievement in Presenter Management in May at the league’s spring conference. She was recognized for her contributions to the Broadway industry and the arts in Omaha, Neb.