2018 Arts Education

Tim McKay

2019-11-16T11:41:41-07:00January 7th, 2018|Arts Education, Viola Awards|

2018 Viola Award Finalist for Excellence in Arts Education Tim McKay is an educator who wears many hats in the Flagstaff music community. He works as  a teacher, director and performer in various capacities. Tim is the director of bands at Mount Elden Middle school, and is in his fourth year as the Director of [...]

Betsy Hamill

2019-11-16T11:41:42-07:00January 7th, 2018|Arts Education, Viola Awards|

2018 Viola Award Finalist for Excellence in Arts Education Betsy Hamill is a passionate educator in the Flagstaff community who works with people of all ages. She is Co-Director of the Center for Indigenous Music and Culture (CIMC) along with her husband Chad. For the past 3 years the CIMC has hosted the Merveilles Gathering, [...]

Leslie Ptak Baker

2019-11-16T11:41:42-07:00January 7th, 2018|Arts Education, Viola Awards|

2018 Viola Award Finalist for Excellence in Arts Education Leslie Baker has been teaching at Flagstaff Arts and Leadership Academy (FALA) for 16 years, and has made her mark on the Flagstaff community as both an educator and a performer. She teaches a variety of classes at FALA including Jazz dance, levels 1,2 & 3, [...]

Joe Cornett

2019-11-16T11:41:42-07:00January 7th, 2018|Arts Education, Viola Awards|

2018 Viola Award Finalist for Excellence in Arts Education Joe Cornett is a teacher of digital photography at Flagstaff High School. His students have been recognized for their quality work both in school and in wider artistic communities. Joe is always looking to provide his students with new opportunities for showcasing their work, or for [...]

Chandra Hemminger

2019-11-16T11:41:42-07:00January 7th, 2018|Arts Education, Viola Awards|

2018 Viola Award Finalist for Excellence in Arts Education Chandra Hemminger has been teaching art at Summit High School since 2010. She teaches a variety of classes at the school including, Art Foundations, Painting & Drawing, and Ceramics & Sculpture. As an artist herself, Chandra has a passion for ceramics and she is heavily involved [...]

Arts Council Sponsors

Northern Arizona University
Babbitt Brothers