Music Education Grad Wins SC “Heart of the Arts Award”
Susan Wines ’08 was presented with the National Federation of High Schools “Heart of the Arts Award” for the state of South Carolina. Wines is the orchestra teacher at Wade Hampton High School in Greenville and the school district’s lead strings teacher.
Susan Wines ’08 graduated from Converse with a Bachelor of Music in Instrumental Music Education. Wines was already making great strides while at Converse, serving as the President of our collegiate NAfME, participating on the yearbook staff, and graduating summa cum laude.
Wines also serves as the conductor of the Sinfonia (an intermediate-level honors strings ensemble in the Greenville County Youth Orchestra). Wines is currently working on her doctorate and has recently been named the Executive Director of the Strings Division of the SC Music Educators Association.
Watch the video of Susan Wines accepting her award.