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The Kennedy Center Activity Report

for

Arkansas


The following represent those individuals, their respective companies and cities of origin that
participate in the Kennedy Center and its activities and oversight.


BOARDS/LEADERSHIP

National Committee for the Performing Arts
A national advisory board whose members provide important support for The Kennedy Center through their leadership and advocacy in their home community as well as financial support. The NCPA has raised over $9 million for national arts education.

2009 Ms. Noelle Nikpour
Little Rock, AR

Member
National Symphony Orchestra National Trustees
A 50-member advisory board from around the Nation and overseas who are counselors and patrons of the NSO.

2010 Mr. Michael Mayton
Little Rock, AR

Trustee
President's Advisory Committee on the Arts
A national advisory board appointed by the President of the United States to serve as "Ambassadors for the Arts" on behalf of The Kennedy Center to their home states and communities and who support the Center's national education and outreach programs.

2010 Ms.Kaki Hockersmith
Little Rock, AR

Member
EDUCATION

Accessibility
This initiative ensures that all performances and events at The Kennedy Center are accessible to visitors and guests with disabilities and assists other organizations and individuals throughout the United States in establishing or improving access for people with disabilities to all aspects of the cultural arts.

2010 H.L. McGil
Community Development Program Manager/ADA Coordinator, Arkansas Arts Council
Little Rock, AR
2010 Leadership Exchange in Arts and Disability Conference

Organization
2009 H.L. McGill
Community Development Program Manager, Arkansas Arts Council
Little Rock, AR
Leadership Exchange in Arts and Disability

Organization
2008 H.L. McGill
Community Development, Arkansas Arts Council
Little Rock, AR
LEAD-August 2008

Participant
2007 Richard
Operations Manager, Walton Arts Center
Fayetteville, AR
rew

Participant
2007 Patricia Relpph Gross
Arrts Learning Specialist, Walton Arts Center
Fayetteville, AR

Participant
2007 Susan Hutchcroft
Walton Arts Center
Fayetteville, AR

Participant
2007 Jenni Taylor-Swin
Walton Arts Center
Fayetteville, AR

Participant
American College Theatre Festival
A national competition, awards program and theater education program for colleges and their students.

2010
Univerity of Arkansas-Fort Smith
Fort Smith, AR
Awake and Sing by Clifford Odets

School
2010
University of Central Arkansas
Conway, AR
Machinal by Sophie Treadwell

School
2007 University of Arkansas Fort Smith
Fort Smith, AR

School
2007 Henderson State University
Arkadelphia, AR

School
2007 Southern Arkansas University
Magnolia, AR

School
2007 University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, AR

School
2007 Ouachita Baptist University
Arkadelphia, AR

School
2007 University of Central Arkansas
Conway, AR

School
2007 Arkansas State University Beebe
Beebe, AR

School
2007 Lyon College
Batesville, AR

School
2007 Arkansas Tech University
Russellville, AR

School
2007 John Brown University
Siloam Springs, AR

School
Capacity Building Program
An assembly of managers and directors from theaters, dance companies and music ensembles that are "of color" who will work collectively to strengthen their respective positions in their communities through a program of information exchange with Kennedy Center Management.

2005 Arkansas Symphony Orchestra
Little Rock, AR

Participant
DeVos Institute of Arts Management Internship
College juniors, seniors and students who have not been out of school more than two years have the opportunity to intern in a specific department of The Kennedy Center.

2012 Melissa A. Caffrey
Fayetteville, AR
Explore the Arts Intern

Student
2004 Emily G. Smith
Conway, AR

Participant
Events for Students
Live and satellite-based programs which are designed for high school and college-level students to participate in and develop a better understanding of the performing arts.

2003 Jane Miller
Augusta High
Augusta, AR
Distance Learning

School
KCACTF Festival
A Web-based arts and education network that provides educators with resources for teaching in, through and about the arts: http://artsedge.kennedy-center.org.

2006 Katie Pokorney
Benton, AR
selected by competition in state

Artist
2005 Katie Pokorney
Benton, AR
Selected by competition in state

Artist
2004 Garrett Overcash
Brinkley, AR
Selected by competition in state

Artist
2004 Katie Pokorney
Benton, AR
Selected by competition in state

Artist
1998 Daniel Liu
Conway, AR
Selected by competition in state

Artist
Millennium Stage
Free performances are presented every day at 6:00 p.m. in The Kennedy Center's Grand Foyer.

2002 Louise Taylor
Gravette, AR

Artist
2000 Austin Lounge Lizards
Chester, AR

Artist
2000 Barton & Sweeney
Gravette, AR

Artist
2000 Darcie Deaville
Gravette, AR

Artist
2000 Beth Gray
North Little Rock, AR

Artist
2000 Trout Fishing in America
Chester, AR

Artist
NSO Education
Programs which offer an introduction to symphonic music to children and their families as well as furthering the musical education of young musicians. Programs include specially designed concerts, training programs for talented young musicians and other outreach projects.

2011 Adriel Barrios-Anderson
, AR
NSO Summer Music Institute Violin

Student
2011 Nathan Reynolds
, AR
NSO Summer Music Institute Trombone

Student
2009 Rebecca Bradley
Conway, AR
NSO Summer Music Institute 2009 - cello

Student
2009 Joshua Matlock
Springdale, AR
NSO Summer Music Insititue 2009 - tuba

Student
2009 Andreas Oeste
Conway, AR
NSO Summer Music Institute 2009 - oboe

Student
2009 Keturah Williams
Little Rock, AR
NSO Summer Music Insititute 2009 - violin II

Student
Partners in Education
The Performing Arts Centers and Schools is a program which works with cultural organizations and schools throughout the nation to expand their education programs with a primary focus on the education of teachers.

2011 Jennifer Cook
Arts Integration Coordinator, Texarkana Arkansas School District
Texarkana, AR
Participant since 2010

Participant
2011 Teresa Chance
Teachers Center Coordinator, Northwest Arkansas Education Service Cooperative
Farmington, AR
Participant since 1991

Participant
2011 Laura Goodwin
Vice President, Learning and Engagement, Walton Arts Center
Fayetteville, AR
Participant since 1991

Participant
2011 Patricia Relph
Arts Learning Specialist, Walton Arts Center
Fayetteville, AR
Participant since 1991

Participant
2010
Walton Arts Center
, AR

Participant
2010
Northwest Arkansas Education Service Cooperative
, AR

Participant
2009
Northwest Arkansas Education Service Cooperative
, AR
Partnership teams

Participant
2009
Walton Arts Center
, AR
Partnership teams

Participant
2007 Northwest Arkansas Education Service Cooperative
Farmington, AR
Team entered partnership in 1991; 578 teachers attended 15 workshops in 2002-2003. 3072 teachers attended 33 workshops in 2003-2004.

Participant
2007 Walton Arts Center
Fayetteville, AR
Team entered program in 1991; 578 teachers attended 15 workshops in 2002-2003. 3072 teachers attended 33 workshops in 2003-2004. Dr. Patricia Relph, Advisory Committee Member

Participant
Summer Music Institute
A four-week festival of orchestral and chambermusic for young people ages 15 to 21 at The Kennedy Center. The Institute consists of orchestral and chamber music coached by NSO musicians, conducting and master classes, private lessons with NSO musicians and additional enrichment sessions.

2010 Emily Bartell
Eureka Springs, AR
Instrument: viola

Student
2007 Samantha Grelen
Maumelle, AR
Selected by competition in state

Artist
2002 Daniel Liu
Conway, AR
Selected by competition in state

Artist
2001 Stephanie Teng
Conway, AR
Selected by competition in state

Artist
Theater for Young Audiences
An initiative which creates, commissions, produces, presents and tours performances for young people and their families both locally and nationally.

2012
Wildwood Park for the Performing Arts
Little Rock, AR
Locomotion February 10

Organization
2011
Wildwood Park for the Performing Arts
Little Rock, AR
Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Musical

Organization
2011
Walton Arts Center
Fayetteville, AR
Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Musical November 6-8

Organization
2009
Reynolds Performance Hall, UCA
Conway, AR
Chasing George Washington

Organization
2006 Alma Performing Arts Center
Alma Performing Arts Center
Alma, AR

Participant
2005 Walton Arts Center
Walton Arts Center
Fayetteville, AR

Participant
2005 Jennifer Ross
Program Manager, Walton Arts Center
Fayetteville, AR

Other