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The Kennedy Center Activity Report

for

North Dakota


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

Board of Trustees
The governing and leadership group composed of 36 members appointed by the President of the United States and 23 ex officio members who serve as designated by Act of Congress.

2010 Senator Kent Conrad
Bismark, ND

Member Ex Officio
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 Dr. Kathleen W. Gershman
Grand Forks, ND

Member
EDUCATION

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

2010
North Dakota State University
Fargo, ND
When the Bird Takes Flight by Amoussa Koriko

School
2009 Rooth Varland
North Dakota State University
Fargo, ND

School
2007 Bismarch State College
Bismark, ND

School
2007 Dickinson State University
Dickinson, ND

School
2007 Jamestown College
Jamestown, ND

School
2007 Minot State University
Minot, ND

School
2007 North Dakota State University
Fargo, ND

School
2007 University of North Dakota
Grand Forks, ND

School
2007 University of Mary
Bismarck, ND

School
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 Gail G. Benson
President, Future builders in Support of Trollwood
Fargo, ND

Organization
2010 Martha Keeler-Olsen
Executive Director, The Arts Partnership
Fargo, ND

Organization
2010
North Dakota Arts Alliance/NDAAE
Fargo, ND

Organization
2009 Ms. Gail G. Benson
President, North Dakota Arts Alliance/NDAAE
Fargo, ND
2009 Kennedy Center Alliance for Arts Education Network Member

Participant
2009 Ms. Martha Keeler-Olsen
Secretary, North Dakota Arts Alliance/NDAAE
Fargo, ND
2009 Kennedy Center Alliance for Arts Education Network Member

Participant
2009 Ms. Kathy Gershman
Vice President, North Dakota Arts Alliance/NDAAE
Grrand Forks, ND
2009 Kennedy Center Alliance for Arts Education Network Member

Participant
2008 Ms. Gail G. Benson
President, North Dakota Arts Alliance/NDAAE
Fargo, ND

Participant
2008 Ms. Martha Keeler-Olsen
Secretary, North Dakota Arts Alliance/NDAAE
Fargo, ND

Participant
2008 Ms. Kathy Gershman
Vice President, North Dakota Arts Alliance/NDAAE
Fargo, ND

Participant
2007 Gail G. Benson
President, ND Arts Alliance/ND Alliance for Arts Education
Fargo, ND
Brent Hawkes, Former North Dakota AAE Co-Chair, was a KCAAEN National Governance Committee representative for 1999-2001.

Organization
2007 Kathy Gershman
Vice President, North Dakota Arts Alliance/NDAAE
Grand Forks, ND

Organization
2007 Martha Olsen
Secretary of the Board, North Dakota Arts Alliance/ND Alliance for Arts Education
Fargo, ND

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

2005 Keith Bear
Newton, ND

Artist
2001 Chuck Suchy
Mandan, ND

Artist
2000 Keith Bear
Bismark, ND

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.

2003 Belle Mehus City Auditorium
Bismarck, ND
The NSO Residency Program

Participant
2003 Ben Franklin Elementary School
Grand Forks, ND
The NSO Residency Program

Participant
2003 Beulah Middle School
Beulah, ND
The NSO Residency Program

Participant
2003 Bishop Ryan High School
Minot, ND
The NSO Residency Program

Participant
2003 Bismarck State College
Bismarck, ND
The NSO Residency Program

Participant
2003 Bismarck Civic Center
Bismarck, ND
The NSO Residency Program

Participant
2003 Central Cass Elementary School
Casselton, ND
The NSO Residency Program

Participant
2003 Concordia College
Moorhead, ND
The NSO Residency Program

Participant
2003 Faith Evangelical Free Church
Grand Forks, ND
The NSO Residency Program

Participant
2003 First Presbyterian Church
Bismarck, ND
The NSO Residency Program

Participant
2003 Fort Yates
Standing Rock Indian Reservation, ND
The NSO Residency Program

Participant
2003 Gesthemane Episcopal Cathedral
Fargo, ND
The NSO Residency Program

Participant
2003 Grand Forks Air Force Base
Emerado, ND
The NSO Residency Program

Participant
2003 Halliday Public School
Halliday, ND
The NSO Residency Program

Participant
2003 Hazelton Moffit Braddick Public School
Hazelton, ND
The NSO Residency Program

Participant
2003 Jim Hill Middle School
Minot, ND
The NSO Residency Program

Participant
2003 Kenmare High School
Kenmare, ND
The NSO Residency Program

Participant
2003 Kenmare High School
Kenmare, ND
The NSO Residency Program

Participant
2003 Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center
Washburn, ND
The NSO Residency Program

Participant
2003 Lewis and Clark Elementary School
Fargo, ND
The NSO Residency Program

Participant
2003 Lincoln Elementary School
Minot, ND
The NSO Residency Program

Participant
2003 Longfellow Elementary School
Fargo, ND
The NSO Residency Program

Participant
2003 Magic City Campus High School
Minot, ND
The NSO Residency Program

Participant
2003 Mandan High School
Mandan, ND
The NSO Residency Program

Participant
2003 Minnesota State University-Moorhead
Moorhead, ND
The NSO Residency Program

Participant
2003 Minot State University
Minot, ND
The NSO Residency Program

Participant
2003 Minot Air Force Base
Minot, ND
The NSO Residency Program

Participant
2003 Minot Air Force Base
Minot, ND
The NSO Residency Program

Participant
2003 NDSU Reineke Fine Arts Center
Fargo, ND
The NSO Residency Program

Participant
2003 NDSU Reineke Fine Arts Center
Fargo, ND
The NSO Residency Program

Participant
2003 New Heights Elementary School
Grand Forks, ND
The NSO Residency Program

Participant
2003 North Dakota Museum of Art
North, ND
The NSO Residency Program

Participant
2003 North Hill Elementary School
Minot, ND
The NSO Residency Program

Participant
2003 North High School
Fargo, ND
The NSO Resiency Program

Participant
2003 North Dakota State College of Science
Wahpeton, ND
The NSO Residency Program

Participant
2003 North Dakota College of Science
Wahpeton, ND
The NSO Residency Program

Participant
2003 Olivet Lutheran Church
Fargo, ND
The NSO Residency Program

Participant
2003 Phoenix Elementary School
Grand Forks, ND
The NSO Residency Program

Participant
2003 Red River High School
Grand Forks, ND
The NSO Residency Program

Participant
2003 Riverview Place
Fargo, ND
The NSO Residency Program

Participant
2003 Shroeder Middle School
Grand Forks, ND
The NSO Residency Program

Participant
2003 Simle Middle School
Simle, ND
The NSO Residency Program

Participant
2003 South Fargo High School
Fargo, ND
The NSO Residency Program

Participant
2003 South Middle School
Grand Forks, ND
The NSO Residency Program

Participant
2003 Spirit Lake Nation
Fort Totten, ND
The NSO Residency Program

Participant
2003 St. George Episcopal Church
Bismarck, ND
The NSO Residency Program

Participant
2003 St. Paul's Episcopal Church
Grand Forks, ND
The NSO Residency Program

Participant
2003 St. Vincent's Care Center
Bismarck, ND
The NSO Residency Program

Participant
2003 The Terrace
Bismarck, ND
The NSO Residency Program

Participant
2003 Trinity Lutheran Church
Bismarck, ND
The NSO Residency Program

Participant
2003 University of Mary
Bismarck, ND
The NSO Residency Program

Participant
2003 University of North Dakota
Fargo, ND
The NSO Residency Program

Participant
2003 Valley City State University
Valley City, ND
The NSO Residency Program

Participant
2003 Washington Elementary School
Fargo, ND
The NSO Residency Program

Participant
2003 Waterword at Harwood Groves
Fargo, ND
The NSO Residency Program

Participant
2003 West Fargo High School
West Fargo, ND
The NSO Residency Program

Participant
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.

2006 Grand Forks Public Schools
Grand Forks, ND
Team entered program in 1999

Participant
2006 North Valley Arts Council
Grand Forks, ND
Team entered program in 1999.

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.

2008 Sally Podrebarac
Bismarck, ND
Selected by competition in state

Artist
2008 Ashley Webster
Hillsboro, ND
Selected by competition in state

Artist
2003 Colin Cameron
Rugby, ND
Selected by competition in state

Artist
2003 Emily Holum
Fargo, ND
Selected by competition in state

Artist
2003 Katherine Madden
Grand Forks, ND
Selected by competition in state

Artist
2003 Eve Ruotsinoja
Edgeley, ND
Selected by competition in state

Artist
2003 Claire Wellin
Bismarck, ND
Selected by competition in state

Artist