UWM alumnus uses music to teach cultural education and promote social justice

Dinorah Márquez Abadiano (’01 MM Music) established the Latino Arts String Program, which over the course of 20 years has grown to provide music education to more than 200 Latino students annually. Under her leadership and vision, the program has become a model for music programs across the nation.

Márquez Abadiano received the Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award at the 2023 Alumni Awards Evening.