Music faculty member Sharon Hansen has been awarded the 2014 Wisconsin Outstanding Choral Director Award.
Dr. Sharon Hansen is Professor and Director of Choral Activities and the head of the Graduate Choral Studies
The Morris D. Hayes Award was established in 1985. It does not have to be given each year. It is to be reserved for those of outstanding merit. Those who win have shown a commitment to choral music, served the art and have made outstanding contributions to choral music in Wisconsin.
Hansen is the Founder and Music Director of the Milwaukee Choral Artists which is one of only five professional women’s vocal ensembles in the country. She is also a founding member of the Board of Directors for the Milwaukee Children’s Chorus. She has performed and conducted all over the world, bringing her experiences to Wisconsin where she has been influential over the music and her students.