OkMEA Retired Music Teacher Directory

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Retired Teacher NameJan Hanson
ChildrenErin Hanson, Mallory Hanson
Address208 Brookpark Lane
Chickasha, OK 73018
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Phone(405) 779-7409
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In what year did you retire from teaching?2023
How many years did you teach?40
Degrees Earned (start with most recent)

Doctorate ini Musical Arts, Conducting, University of North Texas, Denton, TX
Master of Music, Choral Conducting, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
Bachelor of Science in Music Education, Vocal, Texas Woman's University, Denton, TX

Other Training Institutions (certifications, etc.)

OMAA, 2021-present
Professional Development: online teaching-learning training (OSU), Canvas (class management system)

Teaching Positions (start with the most recent)

University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma, Chickasha, OK
University of North Texas, Denton, TX
South Plains Junior College, Levelland, TX
Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

Teaching Highlights (ensemble accomplishments, personal accomplishments, etc.)

Inspiration Point Fine Arts Camp, Eureka Springs, AR, conductor
Next Generation Performing Arts Camp, Joplin, MO, conductor
Chickasha Community Theater, music theater director
University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma: Professor of Music, Concert Choir, Chamber Ensemble, Madrigal Ensemble, Musical Theater, conductor and music director
Aspen Choral Institute, Aspen, CO, assistant conductor
TriState Music Festival, high school conductor and vocal music adjudicator
Del City Choral Festival, guest conductor
OSSAA, adjudicator
OFMC, adjudicator and district site host at USAO
OMAA, vocal adjudicator
Oklahoma Arts Institute, adjudicator, advisory board member, faculty member
OCDA, higher eduction board member
ECOCDA, COCDA, guest conductor
CTSWS, guest conductor
SWACDA, conference presenter

Professional Education Associations

Oklahoma Music Educators Association
National Association for Music Educators
Oklahoma Choral Directors Association
American Choral Directors Association
Sigma Alpha Iota, Beta Theta Chapter

Personal Honors and Awards

Who’s Who in American Education
Who’s Who in the South and Southwest
Pi Kappa Lambda, Alpha Alpha Chapter; UNT
Dean’s List; UNT
Outstanding Young Woman of America
Cum Laude graduate; IU
Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Graduate; TWU
Who’s Who in American Colleges and Universities
Mortar Board; TWU
Alpha Chi; TWU
Alpha Lambda Delta; Sam Houston State University

Retirement Years (jobs, accomplishments, travel, etc.)

Organist, pianist, accompanist, First Christian Church, Chickasha, OK
OSSAA, vocal music adjudicator
Guest accompanist, adjudicator, conductor: upon invitation

Janis Dawson, OkMEA Past President

6721 Stonycreek Dr.
Oklahoma City, OK 73132
(405) 740-9306
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