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Milestone Award Recipients

The Milestone Award was established at the 2012 National Conference for Community Arts Education.

2016 Recipients Include:

  • Cynthia Campoy Brophy, Executive Director and Founder, artworxLA, Los Angeles, CA
     
  • Bau Graves, Executive Director, Old Town School of Folk Music, Chicago, IL
     
  • David Lapin, Executive Director, Community Music Center of Boston, Boston, MA
     
  • Nancy Ng, Director of Community Engagement, Luna Dance Institute, Berkeley, CA
     
  • Laurie Russell, Executive Director, Winchester Community Music School, Winchester, MA
     
  • Kwame Scruggs, Founder and Director of Programs and Trainings, Alchemy, Akron, OH


View 2016 Recipient Bios


2015 Recipients Include:

  • Rosie Lee Hooks, Director, Watts Towers Arts Center, Los Angeles, CA
     
  • Lydia Kontos, Executive Director, Kaufman Music Center, New York, NY
     
  • Leslie Thomas, Community Arts Director, City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs, Los Angeles, CA
     
  • J. Curtis Warner Jr., Founding Executive Director, Berklee City Music, Boston, MA
     
  • Linda Weise, Founding CEO, Colorado Springs Conservatory, Colorado Springs, CO
     
  • Dorothy Wilkie, Artistic Director, Kulu Mele African Dance and Drum Ensemble, Philadelphia PA
     

Download 2015 Recipient Bios (PDF)


2014 Recipients Include:

  • Glenna Avila, Director, CalArts Community Arts Partnership, Los Angeles, CA
     
  • Jo Ellen DeVilbiss, Executive and Artistic Director, The Conservatory of Central Illinois, Champaign, IL
     
  • Beth Dowd, Founder, Songcatchers, New Rochelle, NY
     
  • Robert Gilson, Director, School of the Arts, 92nd Street Y, New York, NY
     
  • Jeanne Kelly, Founder/Executive Director, Encore Creativity for Older Adults, Tracys Landing, MD
     
  • Robert C. McAllister, Dean, The Colburn Community School of Performing Arts, Los Angeles, CA
     
  • Lynn Warshafsky, Co-Founder, Venice Arts, Venice, CA


Download 2014 Recipient Bios (PDF)
 

2013 Recipients Include:

  • Susanne Baker, Founder and Director, DePaul Community Music Division, Chicago IL
     
  • Paulette Bowes, Executive Director, All Newton Music School, West Newton, MA
     
  • Amy Dennison, Assistant Dean and Director, College Conservatory of Music Preparatory Dept., Univ. of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
     
  • Martha Frantz, Executive Director, The Music Academy, Rockford, IL
     
  • Stuart Kandell, Founder and Theatre Director, Stagebridge, Oakland, CA
     
  • Dorothy Kaplan Roffman, Founding Director, JCC Thurnauer School of Music, Tenafly, NJ
     
  • Larry Zukof, Executive Director, Neighborhood Music School, New Haven, CT
     

Download 2013 Recipient Bios (PDF)


2012 Recipients Include:

  • Duffie Adelson, President, Merit School of Music, Chicago, IL.
     
  • Priscilla Kane Hellweg, Executive Director, Enchanted Circle Theater, Holyoke, MA.
     
  • Judy Herman, Executive Director, Main Line Art Center, Haverford, PA.

  • Doris Preucil, Founder, Preucil School of Music, Iowa City, IA.
     
  • Peggy Quackenbush, President and Executive Director, Hochstein School of Music and Dance, Rochester, NY.
     
  • George Tepping, Executive Director, Wausau Conservatory of Music, Wausau, WI.

 

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