Meet Your State Captain


Leon Kuehner

Leon Kuehner received both his bachelors and masters degree in music education from the University of Northern Iowa.  He has been president of the Iowa Bandmasters Association, state chair of the American School Band Directors Association, president of the Iowa High School Music Association and currently is the Executive Director of the Iowa Alliance for Arts Education and Co-Administrator of the IAAE “Model of Excellence Mentoring” Program.  In 2012, he was named the national winner of the National Federation of High School Association’s Citation for contributions to music education.  After a career of teaching instrumental music in public schools, Mr. Kuehner is currently teaching music classes for North Iowa Area Community College, Wartburg College and the University of Iowa.   

Favorite Art Form: Music

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