Welke Plaque

George Washington

Artist/s: Unknown

Location: On wall behind the Norling mural on the second floor.

Description: Walter C. Welke was hired in 1929 to join the music faculty and in 1938 he became full time director of the band a position he held until 1957. In October of 1986 Bert Pound, a former student of Welke, and chair of the committee to recognize Wilke’s contributions to the University and its students asked the HUB about placing a plaque in the Music Lounge on the first floor in Welke’s honor. It was agreed and installed.

Composition/materials: Cast Bronze

Year: 1986