• Nominations are now open for the Educator Awards. Help us recognize the excellent educators that are sharing the joy of music with our community's students.
    Nominations are due on December 1, 2019.

Congratulations to the 2019 Recipients!

L-R: Scott Greger, Wendelin Lockett, Diane Van Slyke, James Beckman, Penny Yanke, Connie Fellows, Kathryn Krubsack

Music Teacher of the Year
James Beckman
Director of Bands, Muskego High School, Muskego-Norway Schools

Certificates of Excellence:
Instrumental Music
Connie Fellows
Holy Apostles, St. Anthony, St. Charles and St. Jerome Schools

Choral Music
Penny Yanke
Choral Instructor, Burlington High School, Burlington School District

General Music
Scott Greger
Irving Elementary School, West Allis-West Milwaukee School District

Studio Music
Wendelin Lockett
Private Voice Teacher

Youth Music
Kathryn Krubsack
Band Director, Private Teacher and Instrumental Instructor

Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra ACE Teacher of the Year
Diane Van Slyke
Fourth Grade Teacher, Milwaukee Parkside School of the Arts,
Milwaukee Public Schools

Educator Biographies


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