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The Kennedy Center Activity Report

for

Tennessee


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 Mr. James A. Haslam, II
Knoxville, TN

Trustee
Kennedy Center Corporate Fund Board
A partnership composed of the nation's most distinguished leaders who help to secure funding in support of The Kennedy Center's arts education programs.

2009 Mr. Charles N. Martin, Jr.
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Vanguard Health Systems
Nashville, TN

Vice Chairman
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.

2010 Mr. Fred Wiehl Lazenby
Nashville, TN

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.

2009 Mrs. Anne Russell
Nashville, TN

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 Donalyn Heise
associate professor, University of Memphis
112 arts & communication BLDG memphis Tn 38152, TN
Intersection arts and special education conference

Organization
2008 Ms. Melissa Brett
Senior Community Representative, Tennessee Performing Arts
Nashville, TN
LEAD-August 2008

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

2010
University of Memphis
Memphis, TN
The Horror of the Little Family Farce by Stephen Hancock

School
2010
Middle Tennessee State University
Murfreesboro, TN
Ladybug by Josh Ginsburg

School
2010
Middle Tennessee State University
Murfreesboro, TN
Shards of Glass by Josh Ginsburg

School
2010
Middle Tenessee State University
Murfreesboro, TN
Portrait of a Mother and Son by David Bennett

School
2009 Josh Ginsburg
Middle Tennessee State University
Murfreesboro, TN

School
2007 Union University
Jackson, TN

School
2007 University of Memphis
Memphis, TN

School
2007 University of Tennessee
Knoxville, TN

School
2007 Austin Peay State University
Clarksville, TN

School
2007 East Tennessee State University
Johnson City, TN

School
2007 King College
Bristol, TN

School
2007 Lambuth University
Jackson, TN

School
2007 Lee University
Cleveland, TN

School
2007 Middle Tennessee State University
Murfreesboro, TN

School
2007 Milligan College
Milligan, TN

School
2007 Northeast State Community College
Blountville, TN

School
2007 Pelissippi State college
Knoxville, TN

School
2007 Tennessee State University
Nashville, TN

School
Community Partnerships
A program which provides high quality arts education activities, arts-based curricula, performances and professional development to students, teachers, community groups and individuals in the greater Washington, D.C. area that supports school-based partnerships.

2009
Normal Park Museum Magnet
Chattanooga, TN
On Location Artist: Dee Mays, Glass Installation Artist

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.

2010 Alyssa Blades
Rhodes College
Memphis, TN
Winter/Spring Interns

Student
2004 Hilary J. Trudell
Knoxville, TN

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 Ms. Dawna Petty
Overton High
Memphis, TN
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.

2005 Cecilia Huesta
Dickson, TN
Selected by competition in state

Artist
2004 Patrick Holmes
Memphis, TN
Selected by competition in state

Artist
2004 Andrew Holmes
Memphis, TN
Selected by competition in state

Artist
2004 Juliette Jones
Memphis, TN
Young Artist of Color

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
Tennessee Alliance for Arts Education
Chattanooga, TN

Organization
2010 Rodney Van Valkenburg
Executive Director, Tennessee Alliance for Arts Education
Chattanooga, TN

Organization
2010 Marvelene Moore
President, University of Tennessee - Knoxville
Knoxville, TN

Organization
2010 mickie Akenson
Cookeville, TN

Organization
2009 Mr. Rodney Van Valkenburg
Executive Director, Tennessee Alliance for Arts Education
Chattanooga, TN
2009 Kennedy Center Alliance for Arts Education Network Member

Participant
2009 Mickie Akenson
President, Tennessee Alliance for Arts Education
Cookeville, TN
2009 Kennedy Center Alliance for Arts Education Network Member

Participant
2009 Ms. Kimberly Leavitt
Tennessee Alliance for Arts Education
Nashville, TN
2009 Kennedy Center Alliance for Arts Education Network Member

Participant
2008 Ms. Kimberly Leavitt
Program Coordinator, Tennessee Alliance for Arts Education
Chattanooga, TN

Participant
2008 Mr. Rodney Van Valkenburg
Executive Director, Tennessee Alliance for Arts Education
Chattanooga, TN

Participant
2008 Mickie Akenson
President, Tennessee Alliance for Arts Education
Chattanooga, TN

Participant
2007 Kimberly Leavitt
Tennessee Alliance for Arts Education
Nashville, TN

Organization
2007 Rodney Van Valkenburg
Executive Secretary, Tennessee Alliance for Arts Education
Chattanooga, TN

Organization
2006 Gary Record
Principal, Chattanooga High School Center for Creative Arts
Chattanooga, TN
2005-2006 KCAAEN Creative Ticket Award National School Distinction

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

2005 Lily Afshar
Memphis, TN

Artist
2003 Charivari
Nashville, TN

Artist
2002 Fisk University Jubilee Singers - Tennessee State
Nashville, TN

School
2001 Paul Burch & the WPA Ballclub
Nashville, TN

Artist
2000 Bill Miller
Nashville, TN

Artist
2000 Carol Ponder
Nashville, TN

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.

2014 Chloe Harvel
Hermitage, TN
Summer Music Institute Participant - Instrument Flute

Student
2014 Zach Smith
South Fulton, TN
Summer Music Institute Participant - Instrument Bass Trombone

Student
2011 Susanna Johnson
, TN
NSO Summer Music Institute Viola

Student
2011 Kameron Myers
, TN
NSO Summer Music Institute Violin

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
Allied Arts of Greater Chattanooga
, TN

Participant
2010
Hamilton County Department of Education
, TN

Participant
2010
Memphis Cultural Development Foundation
, TN

Participant
2010
Memphis City Schools
, TN

Participant
2007 Memphis Cultural Development Foundation
Memphis, TN
Team entered program in 2005.

Participant
2007 Memphis City Schools
Memphis, TN
Team entered program in 2005.

Participant
2007 Allied Arts of Greater Chattanooga
Chattanooga, TN
Team entered program in 2003; 427 teachers participated in 7 workshops in 2003-2004. 2005-2006 Research Grant Recipient.

Participant
2007 Hamilton County Department of Education
Chattanooga, TN
Team entered program in 2003; 427 teachers participated in 7 workshops in 2003-2004.

Participant
2003 Austin Peay State University
Clarksville, TN
Team entered program in 1995

Participant
2003 Clarksville-Montgomery County School System
Clarksville, TN
Team entered program in 1995

Participant
Professional Development for Teachers
Since 1976 The Kennedy Center has developed and refined professional learning programs for teachers in partnership with area school systems. The program builds teachers' knowledge of the arts and develops their abilities for teaching in, through and about the arts. The program set out to examine how a sustained professional learning program in arts integration based on national, state, and local standards and best practices in professional learning could yield changes across an entire school in the way teachers teach and the way students learn. The program also set out to examine how collaborative professional learning models in arts integration would affect the school culture—moving teachers away from isolation and toward an interactive and supportive community of learners.

2110 Bradley Foust
Art/ Music Gran Facilator, Shelby County Schools
Memphis, TN
Changing Education through the Arts Conference

Participant
2010 James R. Holcomb
Music and Dance Supervisor, Memphis City Schools
Memphis, TN
Changing Education through the Arts Conference

Participant
2010 Jennifer Shiberou
Visual Arts Teacher, Colonial Middle School
Memphis, TN
Changing Education through the Arts Conference

Participant
2010 Pamela Williams
Creative and Performing Arts Coordinator, Colonial Middle School
Memphis, TN
Changing Education through the Arts Conference

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 Oling
Hixson, TN
Instrument: violin I

Student
2009 Christopher Lowry
Antioch, TN
instrument played: viola

Student
2007 Grace Woodworth
Cookeville, TN
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.

2110
Clayton Center for the Arts
Maryville, TN
Chasing George Washington - February 24

Organization
2110
The Orpheum Theatre
Memphis, TN
Nobody's Perfect - April 7

Organization
2012
The Orpheum Theatre
Memphis, TN
Locomotion February 7-8

Organization
2011
Clayton Center for the Arts
Maryville, TN
Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Musical-

Organization
2011
The Orpheum Theatre
Memphis, TN
Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Musical

Organization
2011
Clayton Center for the Arts
Maryville, TN
Barrio Grrrl!

Organization
2011
The Orpheum Theatre
Memphis, TN
Barrio Grrrl!

Organization
2011
Nashville Children's Theatre
Nashville, TN
Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Musical October 17

Organization
2011
The Dixie Carter Performing Arts Center
Huntingdon, TN
Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Musical October 19

Organization
2009
The Orpheum Theatre
Memphis, TN
Chasing George Washington

Organization
2009
Orpheum Theatre
Memphis, TN
The Phantom Tollbooth

Other
2005 The Cannon Center for the Performing Arts
The Cannon Center for the Performing Arts
Memphis, TN

Participant
2005 Pat Halloran
The Memphis Development Foundation
Memphis, TN

Other
2003 Cultural Development Foundation of Memphis
Memphis, TN
Imagination Celebration on Tour: Harlem

Participant
2003 Orpheum Theatre
Memphis, TN
Imagination Celebration on Tour: Dreams in the Golden Country

Participant