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September 2014


Schauer Center Welcomes 2014-15 Board of Trustees

July 14, 2014 - Hartford, WI – The Schauer Arts and Activities Center, Inc. recently welcomed seven new members to its Board of Trustees. These volunteer positions are an integral part of the Schauer Center’s leadership structure. “We are grateful to these individuals, who recognize the important role the arts play in our community and who donate their time and talents to the Schauer Center,” said Brenda Johnston, Schauer Center Executive Director.

The 2014-15 Board of Trustees includes:
Tracey Berg (President), West Bend - The Silver Lining
Gretchen Vickney (Vice President), Vickney & Associates CPA, S.C.
Patrice Hoeschele (Secretary), Moraine Park Technical College
Alpin Hong, Classical Pianist
Wendy Casetta, Wells Capital Management
Andy Gonring, Washington County Circuit Court
Ron Gritt, Retired pediatrician
Carol Kuepper, Horsch & Miller
Ryan Meisel, Erin School
Tom Miotke, Briohn Building Corporation
Rick Ninmann, Broan-NuTone, LLC
Paul Price, UW-Washington County
Dave Stout, WTKM 104.9 FM / WTKM 1540 AM
John Schumacher (VP), First National Bank of Hartford
Sara Snyder, Snyder Law Firm
Jay Triick, Country Veterinary Clinic
Sue Wendt
Larry Westfield, ELCA Foundation
Betsy Wittenberger, First Weber Realty

Outgoing trustees were recognized for their distinguished service at the May 27th Board meeting. They included Tim Miller (President), and Doug Johnson, Wash. Co. Administrator. The Schauer Center is grateful for the service of all its trustees and is especially excited to welcome Alpin Hong on the board. Mr. Hong has performed at the Schauer Center three times.

Alpin Hong is a native of Michigan and made his orchestral debut with the Kalamazoo Symphony at the age of 10. Shortly after, he moved to Los Angeles where he garnered competitive victories at a young age with wins at the 1989 Stravinsky Piano Competition, the 1993 SYMF Competition, and the 1994 Los Angeles Spotlight Awards Competition. He was the winner of the Concert Artists Guild Competition in 2001. He completed his Master’s degree as a student of Jerome Lowenthal at The Juilliard School. Mr. Hong looks forward to working with the Schauer Center board and staff to help strengthen the role of the arts throughout the greater community.


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