LAWRENCE- Jeremy Manternach, a doctoral student studying for his PhD in vocal/choral pedagogy under the tutelage of Professor James Daugherty, was recently selected to receive the Carlin Graduate Teaching Assistant Award from the Office of Graduate Studies at the University of Kansas.
The award, which totals $1,500 in cash, will be presented at the 2012 Graduate Student Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, April 24, at 4pm, in the Ballroom of the Kansas Union.
The Office of Graduate Studies recognizes excellence in teaching by awarding graduate students every year at the University of Kansas. Awardees receive monetary prizes, are recognized at the Graduate Student Award Ceremony, and are asked to participate in the University Commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 13, 2012. Funding for these awards is provided by the Chancellor and the KU Endowment Association.
Jeremy Manternach is a 2000 graduate of Saint John's University/College of Saint Benedict in choral conducting and vocal performance. He received his master's degree in choral pedagogy from the University of Kansas in 2009 and is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in choral pedagogy at KU. Previously, Jeremy was a choir director and performer in the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota. He spent four years as the vocal music director at Andover High School and two at Apple Valley High School. He also served for two years as the assistant artistic director for the St. John's Boys' Choir in Collegeville, MN.
For more information, contact the KU School of Music at 785-864-3436. MUSIC.KU.EDU.