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The Kennedy Center Activity Report

for

West Virginia


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.

2011 The Honorable Nick J. Rahall, II
Beckley, WV

Member Ex Officio
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 Michele Hatley
Media Accessibility coordinator, National Park Service, Harpers Ferry Centr, Audio visual Arts
Harpers Ferry, WV
Leadership Exchange in Arts and Disability Conference

Organization
2009 Lissa Cobetto
Business Manager, Contemporary American Theater Festival
Shepherdstown, WV
2009 Leadership Exchange in Arts and Disability

Organization
2008 Ms. Helen Panzironi
Fine Arts Coordinator, Center for Excellence in
Morgantown, WV
LEAD-August 2008

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

2007 Fairmont State University
Fairmont, WV

School
2007 Marshall University
Huntington, WV

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.

2008 Ms. Penny Watkins
Executive Director`, Marshall Artists Series
Huntington, WV
Board Member Participants-October 2008

Participant
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
Hometown Elementary
Hometown, WV
On Location Artist: Mountain Thyme, Appalachian Celtic Music

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.

2011 Valerie Flatley
Wheeling, WV
Summer Intern

Student
2005 Julie Foster
St. Albans, WV

Participant
2003 Raymond "Scott" Dodson
Charleston, WV
W/S 2003 Jazz Programming intern

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. Lois Meadows
Emerson Elementary
Parkersburg, WV
Distance Learning

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
Appalachian Education Initiative
Morgantown, WV

Organization
2010 Lourdes A. Karas
Executive Director, Appalachian Education Initiative
Morgantown, WV

Organization
2010 Jennifer Francis Alkire
Morgantown, WV

Organization
2009 Ms. Jennifer Francis Alkire
President, Appalachian Education Initiative/West Virginia Alliance for Arts Education
Morgantown, WV
2009 Kennedy Center Alliance for Arts Education Network Member

Participant
2009 Lourdes A. Karas
Executive Director, Appalachian Education Initiative/West Virginia Alliance for Arts Education
Morgantown, WV
2009 Kennedy Center Alliance for Arts Education Network Member

Participant
2008 Ms. Lourdes A. Karas
Appalachian Education Initiative/West Virginia Alliance for Arts Education
Morgantown, WV

Participant
2008 Ms. Jennifer Francis Alkire
President, Appalachian Education Initiative/West Virginia Alliance for Arts Education
Morgantown, WV

Participant
2007 Jennifer Francis Alkire
President, Appalachian Education Initiative/WV Alliance for Arts Education
Morgantown, WV

Organization
2007 Lourdes A. Karas
Executive Director, Appalachian Education Initiative/WV Alliance for Arts Education
Morgantown, WV

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

2003 Todd Burge
Vienna, WV

Artist
2003 Doug Van Gundy
Elkins, WV

Artist
2003 Voice of West Virginia
Vienna, WV

Artist
2001 Barbara Good
Wheeling, WV

Artist
2001 WomanSong
Charleston, WV

Artist
2000 Jake Krack
Orma, WV

Artist
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
Carnegie Hall West Virginia, Inc.
, WV

Participant
2010
Greenbrier County Schools
, WV

Participant
2010
Clay Center for the Arts & Sciences
, WV

Participant
2010
Kanawha County Schools
, WV

Participant
2007 Carnegie Hall - West Virginia, Inc.
Lewisburg, WV
Team entered program in 1997; 52 teachers participated in 4 workshops in 2002-2003. Host of Artist as Educators Seminar in 2007.

Participant
2007 Clay Center for the Arts & Sciences
Charleston, WV
Team entered program in 2001; 141 teachers participated in 7 workshops in 2002-2003.

Participant
2007 Greenbrier County Schools
Lewisburg, WV
Team entered program in 1997; 52 teachers participated in 4 workshops in 2002-2003.

Participant
2007 Kanawha County Schools
Charleston, WV
Team entered program in 2001; 141 teachers participated in 7 workshops in 2002-2003.

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 James Worley
Berkeley Springs, WV
Instrument: vioin I

Student
2010 Keith Michael
Wheeling, WV
Instrument: violin II

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

2006 Clay Center for the Arts & Sciences
Charleston, WV

Organization
2006 David Tyson
PACA Member, Keith Albee Theater
Huntington, WV

Participant
2005 Sue Sergi
President & CEO, Clay Center for the Arts & Sciences
Charleston, WV

Other
2005 Patty Hughes
Ivy and Stone Council on the Arts
Summersville, WV

Other
2005 David Tyson
Renaissance Theatre
Huntington, WV

Other
2004 Sue Sergi
President and CEO, Clay Center for the Arts and Sciences
Charleston, WV

Other