POTSDAM - Local professor Tracy Wanamaker will be recognized for her service to the community Feb. 8 at “Art Jam Up North” at Between the Buns, 6 Elm St. with the 2014 Arts Recognition Award.
The evening includes dessert, a cash bar, and live music by local musicians including Michael Welch and Christian Parker, Michael Magilligan and Allan Cox, Camilla Ammirati of The Don’t Tell Darlings, and the TAM-ettes from The Any Music Singers.
Tracy S. Wanamaker, Potsdam, is a board-certified music therapist with twenty years of experience. She currently works as a visiting instructor at the Crane School of Music where she coordinates the Music in Special Education Concentration.
Wanamaker is the founding director of Northern Notes Chorus, a choir for teenagers and adults with developmental disabilities. She also teaches community art and music therapy classes for teenagers and adults with developmental disabilities in Potsdam, Massena, and Gouverneur.
The award is an honor bestowed annually by the SLC Arts Board of Directors to artists who have made a significant contribution to the arts and cultural life in our region.