Young Audiences WNY Executive Director Cynnie Gaasch was recently featured by American University (Washington, D.C.) in its College of Arts & Sciences News Release. This success story, titled Young Audiences Learn from the Experts, outlines Cynnie’s professional journey in the arts and her important role here at Young Audiences WNY.
From the article:
When it comes to the arts, Cynnie Gaasch, CAS ’99, has done it all. The studio art MFA alumna has studied dance and visual art, held jobs at non-profits and arts organizations throughout the northeast, and even had a stint in development at the Vermont Studio Center.
But as she continued working in the arts, she realized that arts in education was the field that suited her best. “It’s different from an art or music class,” she explains. “It’s about experiencing the highest level of an art form intimately, exploring a variety of curriculum topics, and participating through creating.”