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At 22, New Deanery School Executive Director Has Years of Music and Theater Leadership Under His Belt

March 8th, 2021
At 22, New Deanery School Executive Director Has Years of Music and Theater Leadership Under His Belt

If you think a 22-year-old is too young to be an executive director of a new music school, you don’t know Rishi Wagle. A bright, articulate and friendly 2016 Pleasant Valley High School alum and 2020 graduate of Brown University, Wagle was recently named the first head of the new Deanery School of Music, 1105 Main St., Davenport, whose founder and artistic director is Hannah Holman, principal cellist of the Quad City Symphony Orchestra and a busy teacher (including as cello instructor at University of Northern Iowa). “Rishi, who went through substantial music education here in the Quad-Cities,... Read More

Deanery School of Music, Davenport, Names Rishi Wagle as First Executive Director

March 2nd, 2021
Deanery School of Music, Davenport, Names Rishi Wagle as First Executive Director

Less than three months after securing its lease and creating its name, the new Deanery School of Music has chosen its first executive director, Rishi Wagle of Bettendorf. A 2016 Pleasant Valley High School alum and 2020 graduate of Brown University, he will work closely with the board and with Hannah Holman, the school’s artistic director, to address the many initiatives associated with the start of this new and unique cultural organization serving the Quad-Cities. “There are so many moving parts associated with an adventure like this that we feel it needs someone who is a quick learner with... Read More