The Nomination is:
Susan Heale contributed to the cultural and continued development of the arts in Kirkland throughout the 2013 year through the Kirkland Music Academy – formerly Kirkland Children’s Music Studio. In the last year she acted as Musical Director of the Gilbert and Sullivan Musical Pirates of Penzance. Over the summer she directed the music summer camp for elementary, middle and high school students. In the winter she was the Musical Director for the Kirkland Tree Lighting Festival, successfully running 4 stages with entertainment from community groups. Susan plays a vital role in keeping music education thriving in Kirkland.