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The Kennedy Center Activity Report

for

Montana


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 Mrs. Sherry Wachs
Harrison, MT

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.

2013 Alayne Dolson
excutive director, VSA montana
1134 popular st missoula mt 29802, MT
intersection arts and specail education

Organization
2007 Alayne Dolson
Producing Artistic Director, VSA arts of Montana
Missoula, MT

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

2007 Rocky Mountain College
Billings, MT

School
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 Ms. Victoria Manger
White Sulphur Springs High
White Sulphur, MT
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 Douglas Brown
Red Lodge, MT
selected by competition in state

Artist
2005 Douglas Brown
Red Lodge, MT
Selected by competition in state

Artist
2004 Andrea Padgett
Billings, MT
Selected by competition in state

Artist
1997 Sara Schultz
Shepherd, MT
Selected by competition in state

Artist
Kennedy Center Alliance for Arts Education Network
A network of state-based organizations that works to infuse the arts into the education system of their state.

2010
Montana Alliance for Arts Education
Missoula, MT

Organization
2010 Alayne Dolson
Missoula, MT

Organization
2010 Cheryl Bannes
Chair, Montana Alliance for Arts Education
Lewistown, MT

Organization
2010 Laura Horst
Lewistown, MT

Organization
2009 Ms. Cheryl Bannes
Chair, Montana Alliance for Arts Education
Lewistown, MT
2009 Kennedy Center Alliance for Arts Education Network-Member

Participant
2009 Ms. Constance Smith
Past-Chair, Montana Alliance for Arts Education
Columbus, MT
2009 Kennedy Center Alliance for Arts Education Network-Member

Participant
2008 Ms. Cheryl Bannes
Chair, Montana Alliance for Arts Education
Lewistown, MT

Participant
2008 Ms. Constance Smith
Past-Chair, Montana Alliance for Arts Education
Lewistown, MT

Participant
2007 Karen Lauersdorf
Executive Director, Montana Alliance for Arts Education
Manhattan, MT

Organization
2007 John Moffat
Vice-Chair, Montana Alliance for Arts Education
Lewistown, MT

Organization
2007 Constance Smith
Chair, Montana Alliance for Arts Education
Columbus, MT

Organization
2005 Marilyn Delger
Principal, Hawthorne Elementary School
Bozeman, MT
2004-2005 KCAAEN Creative Ticket Award National School of Distinction

Winner
2003 Helena Public Schools
Helena, MT
Helena Public Schools, in collaboration with the Myrna Loy Center, is a national demonstration site community for the KCAAEN's "A Community Audit for Arts Education" initiative.

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

2005 D. W. Groethe
Bainville, MT

Artist
2002 Stuart Weber
Bozeman, MT

Artist
2001 Montana Mandolin Society
Bozeman, MT

Artist
2001 Stuart Weber
Bozeman, MT

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 Amos Chon
, MT
NSO Summer Music Institute Cello

Student
2011 Jessica Chon
, MT
NSO Summer Music Institute Violin

Student
2011 Lewis Rawlinson
, MT
NSO Summer Music Institute Cello

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.

2010
The Alberta Bair Theater
, MT

Participant
2010
Billings Public Schools
, MT

Participant
2010
Laurel Public Schools
, MT

Participant
2009
Alberta Bair Theater
, MT
Partnership teams

Participant
2009
Billings Public Schools
, MT
Partnership teams

Participant
2009
Laurel Public Schools
, MT
Partnership teams

Participant
2009
Helena Presents at the Myrna Loy Center
, MT
Partnership teams

Participant
2009
Helena Public Schools
, MT
Partnership teams

Participant
2007 Alberta Bair Theater
Billings, MT
Team entered program in 1991; 368 teachers participated in 21 workshops in 2002-2003; participating in State-Based Initiative project 2003-2004 to serve rural areas using Kennedy Center training videos. 337 teachers participated in 17 workshops in 2003-2004. Continuing State-based Initiative grant in 2004-2005. Recipient of State-based Initiative grant for 2005-2006.

Participant
2007 Billings Public Schools
Billings, MT
Team entered program in 1991; 368 teachers participated in 21 workshops in 2002-2003; participating in State-Based Initiative project 2003-2004 to serve rural areas using Kennedy Center training videos. 337 teachers participated in 17 workshops in 2003-2004. Continuing State-based Initiative grant in 2004-2005. Recipient of State-based Initiative grant for 2005-2006.

Participant
2007 Helena Presents, Myrna Loy Center
Helena, MT
Team entered program in 1993; 41 teachers participated in 3 workshops in 2002-2003; Participated in State-Based Initiative project to serve rural areas using Kennedy Center training videos. Continuing State-based Initiative grant in 2004-2005. Recipient of State-based Initiative grant for 2005-2006.

Participant
2007 Helena Public Schools
Helena, MT
Team entered program in 1993; 41 teachers participated in 3 workshops in 2002-2003; Participated in State-Based Initiative project to serve rural areas using Kennedy Center training videos. Continuing State-based Initiative grant in 2004-2005. Recipient of State-based Initiative grant for 2005-2006.

Participant
2007 Laurel Public Schools
Laurel, MT
Team originially entered program in 1991; 368 teachers participated in 21 workshops in 2002-2003; 337 teachers participated in 13 workshops in 2003-2004. Participating in State-based Initiative grant program in 2004-2005. Recipient of State-based Initiative grant for 2005-2006.

Participant
2004 Laurel Public Schools
Laurel, MT
Team entered program in 1991; 368 teachers participated in 21 workshops in 2002-2003; 337 teachers participated in 17 workshops in 2003-2004.

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 Jessica Chon
Kalispell, MT
Instrument: violin II

Student
2009 Bronte Nicole Ficek
Billings, MT
instrument played: violin ll

Student
2009 Zach Matteson
Kalispell, MT
instrument played: violin ll

Student
2007 Douglas Brown
Red Lodge, MT
Selected by competition in state

Artist
2007 Denny Shin
Billings, MT
Selected by competition in state

Artist
2003 Meredith Ewer-Speck
Helena, MT
Selected by competition in state

Artist
2002 Aria Peters
Billings, MT
Selected by competition in state

Artist
2001 Brian Murphy
Billings, MT
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.

2010
Alberta Blair Theatre
Billings, MT
Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Musical, October 18, 2010

Organization
2006 Alberta Blair Theatre
Billings, MT

Organization
2006 Helena Middle School
Helena, MT

Organization
2006 Alberta Bair Theater
Alberta Bair Theater
Billings, MT

Participant
2006 Myrna Loy Center
Myrna Loy Center
Helena, MT

Participant
2005 David Walburn
Whitefish, MT
Lewis & Clark: West for America

Artist
2005 Bill Fisher
Executive Director, Alberta Blair Theater
Billings, MT

Other
2005 Myrna Loy Center
Myrna Loy Center
Helena, MT

Participant
2005 Ed Noonan
Executive Director, Myrna Loy Center
Helena, MT

Other
2003 David Walburn
Whitefish, MT
Lewis & Clark: West for America

Artist
2003 Alberta Bair Theater
Billings, MT
Imagination Celebration on Tour: Harlem (Partners in Education)

Participant
2003 Myrna Loy Center
Helena, MT
Imagination Celebration on Tour: Harlem (Partners in Education)

Participant
2002 Alberta Bair Theater
Billings, MT
Imagination Celebration on Tour: Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse (Partners in Education)

Participant
2002 Myrna Loy Center
Helena, MT
Imagination Celebration on Tour: Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse (Partners in Education)

Participant
2000 Alberta Bair Theater
Billings, MT
Imagination Celebration on Tour: Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (Partners in Education)

Participant