April Goddard

Development Director

Phone: 801-581-6762


April has been the Director of Development for the University of Utah School of Music since 2002. She spent two years before that as Director of Development for the U’s Lowell Bennion Community Service Center. Prior to that, she worked in social services, administering programs and providing direct service to battered women, pregnant teens, and at-risk youth. She grew up in Kennebunk, Maine.

She has a BS in Journalism from the University of Colorado, Boulder and a MPA from the University of Utah. She and her husband, Dale have two sons: Aidan and Julian. Both study music; Aidan studies piano with Dr. Jie Lu of the U and Julian plays guitar.