Success Stories

Erik Peregrine, DMA 2021
Director of Choirs, University of California–Davis
Angelica Dunsavage, DMA 2020
Director of Choirs, Tennessee State University 
Brayton Bollenbacher, MM 2020
Artistic Director, Columbus Gay Men’s Chorus
Matthew Crosby, DMA 2020
Assistant Professor and Music Department Chair, University of Mary Hardin–Baylor
Nicky Manlove, MM 2020

Director of Music, St. Mark’s Presbyterian Church
Artistic Director, THEM Youth Ensemble

Ben Hansen, DMA 2020

Director of Music, Catalina United Methodist Church
Artistic Director, The Helios Ensemble

Yujia Luo, DMA 2020
Director of Choral Activities, Beijing University of Chemical Technology
Donté Ford, DMA minor 2020
Assistant Professor of Music and Associate Chaplain for Worship Arts, Wheaton College
Erin Plisco, DMA 2019
Associate Director of Choral Studies, Missouri State University
Thomas Wininger, DMA 2019
Director of Choral Activities, Midwestern State University
Christian Giddings, DMA 2019

Music Director, Deering High School, Portland (Maine)
Music Director, CODA Chorus

Jae Ho Lee, DMA 2019
Assistant Conductor, Suwon City Chorale
Eunji Lee, DMA 2019
Vocal Trainer, Sowon City Youth Choir
Brett Robison, DMA 2018
Assistant Professor of Music at Viterbo University
Jessica Berg, MM 2018
General Music/Chorus Teacher, Virginia Run Elementary School
Travis Sletta, DMA 2018
Director of Vocal/Choral Music, Winona Senior High School
Omaris Maldonado-Torres, MM 2017
Director of Orchestra and Choir, Collier County Public School District
Lynnel Joy Jenkins, DMA 2016

Artistic Director, Westrick Music Academy
Choral Teacher, Timberland Middle School

Douglas Leightenheimer, DMA 2016

Director of Music, St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church
Instructor of Organ, University of Arizona

Aaron McDermid, DMA 2016
Director of Choral Activities, Jamestown College
Jessica Pierpoint, MM 2016

Director of Choral Activities, Northern Vermont University
Founder and Director, Vermont Academy of Choral Music

Thomas Lerew, DMA 2016
Director of Choral Activities, Trevecca University
Heather Mitchell, DMA 2016
Artistic Director, Hopewell Valley Chorus Founder/Artistic Director, FIVE LINES Assistant Conductor, Mendelssohn Chorus of Philadelphia
Jason Dungee, DMA 2016
Director of Choral Activities, Claflin University
Richard Hintze, DMA 2015
Music Instructor, Jackson College
Timothy Campbell, DMA 2015

Assistant Professor, University of South Dakota
Artistic Director, Transept

Brent Rogers, DMA 2015
Assistant Professor of Choral/Vocal Music and Dean, College of Arts and Sciences at Dickinson State University
Carlos Zapien, DMA minor 2015

Director of Music, Cathedral of Saint Augustine
Artistic Director, Ars Vocalis Mexico

Luke Lusted, DMA 2014
Pastor of Music and Worship, Camelback Bible Church
Daniel David Black, DMA 2014
Director of Choral Activities, Houghton College
Scott Glysson, DMA 2014
Director of Choral Activities and Vocal Studies, California Polytechnic State University
Mindy Martin Forehand, MM 2014
Director of Choral Activities, Ola High School
Jeffrey Gonda, MM 2014
Pursuing a DMA in Choral conducting, University of Oklahoma
Quinn Kimball, MM 2014

Office Manager, Colorado Springs Youth Symphony
Founding Member, The Same Stream Choir

Bethany Johnson, MM 2013
Music Director, Waverly Presbyterian Church
Marcela Molina, DMA 2013
Artistic Director and Executive Director, Tucson Girls Chorus
Jennaya Robison, DMA 2013
Director of Choral Activities, University of Missouri–Kansas City
Matthew Goinz, MM 2013
Pursuing a DMA in Choral Conducting, University of Maryland
Gregory Silverman, DMA 2013
Music Director, Desert Hope Lutheran Church
Andy Bade, DMA 2013
Classical Music Program Coordinator, Arizona Public Media
Louis Spinelli, MM 2013
Teacher of Vocal and General Music, Bergen County Academies
Brad Miller, DMA 2012
Director of Choral Activities, University of Minnesota–Morris
Alan Stevens, DMA 2012
Co-Director of Choral Activities, East Tennessee State University
Addie Akin, MM 2012
Director of Choirs, St. Louis University High School
Scott Finch, DMA 2011
Associate Professor of Music, Covenant College
Chris Thomas, DMA 2011
Director of Choral Activities, Rowan University
Erin HyunJin Cho, DMA 2010
Conductor, Gwacheon City Women’s Choir
Charles Brown, DMA 2010
Director of Choral Activities, Concordia University–Chicago
Jon C. Peterson, DMA 2010
Director of Choral Activities, Malone University
Trent Brown, DMA 2009

Artistic Director, Symphonic Chorale of Southwest Florida
Director of Choral Activities, Florida Gulf Coast University

Herbert Washington, MM 2009
Artistic Director, Phoenix Boys Choir
Sara T. Schwindt, MM 2009
Assistant Director, Winchester Community Music School
John Perkins, DMA 2009
Associate Director of Choral Activities, Butler University
Lucik Aprahamian, DMA 2009
Director of Choirs, Greenhill School
Chris Fresolone, DMA minor 2009

Assistant Director, Tucson Girls Chorus
Music Teacher, The Gregory School

Abby Frost, MM 2008

Director of Choirs, Ipswich High School
Choral Director, First Church in Wenham

Justin Raffa, MM 2008
Chorus Master, Yakima Symphony Orchestra
Adam Eggleston, MM 2008

Artistic Director, The Astoria Choir
Visual and Performing Arts Chair, The Buckley School

David Fitzpatrick, MM 2008
Artistic Director and Conductor, Montgomery County Chorale and Orchestra
Sherrill Blodget, DMA 2008
Director of Choral Activities, Castleton University
Matthew Howell, DMA 2008
Director of Vocal and Choral Studies, Oklahoma Panhandle State University
Tony Thornton, DMA 2008
Director of Choral Studies, University of Massachusetts–Amherst Founding Artistic Director, Illuminati Vocal Arts Ensemble
Anthony Bernarducci, MM 2007
Director of Choral and Vocal Studies, Clemson University
Aaron McDermid, DMA 2006
Director of Choral Activities, University of Jamestown
Joel Schwindt, MM 2006
Assistant Professor of Music History, Boston Conservatory at Berklee
Christopher  L. Bartley, DMA 2006
Music Director and Instructor of Music, University of Pittsburgh–Greensbury
Joni Jensen, DMA 2005

Director of Choral Activities, Texas Woman’s University
Associate Dean and Musical Director, Millennial Choirs and Orchestras

Lee Nelson, DMA 2005
Director of Choral Activities, Wartburg College
Jamie Spillane, DMA 2004
Director of Choral Studies, University of Connecticut
Eric Holtan, DMA 2004
Music Director, True Concord Voices and Orchestra
Nicole Lamartine, DMA 2003
Sorensen Director of Choral Music, University of California–Santa Barbara
Matthew Mehaffey, DMA 2001
Associate Director of Choral Activities, University of Minnesota
Michael Culloton, MM 2000
Director of Choral Activities, Concordia College - Moorhead
Giselle Wyers, DMA 2000
Professor of Choral Music/Music Education, University of Washington
Timothy Peter, DMA 1993
Director of Choral Activities, Stetson University
Lori Wiest, DMA 1990
Director, Fred Fox School of Music–University of Arizona
Michael J. Weber, DMA 1990
Associate Director of Choral Activities, North Dakota State University
David Mennicke, DMA 1989
Director of Choral Studies, Concordia University - St. Paul
Christopher Cock, DMA 1987
Phyllis and Richard Duesenberg Chair in Lutheran Music, Valparaiso University  
Edmund Hughes, DMA 1986
Retired, Adjunct Faculty, University of Puget Sound