Meaghan Walsh Kawaller (BMus, clarinet) (pictured here with John Scott) won third place in the International
Laurie Spohn (MM, voice) married Michael DePauw at a ceremony at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Denton in March 2010.
Erin Harvey (BMus, voice) exchanged vows with Adam Pfeifer at Boston Avenue Methodist Church in Tulsa, OK. They live and work in Denton.
Cari Shipp (BMus, flute) continues to teach and perform in the Charlottesville, Baltimore and Washington DC areas and released her
CD Pages for flute, viola and harp.
Monica Boldt (MM, voice) performed the role of Venus in Offenbach’s Orpheus in the Underworld in the Central City Opera production in Colorado.
Clarinet Association Young Artist Competition.
Craig Butterfield (BMus ‘99, MM ‘02, DMA, double bass) with guitarist Matthew Slotkin, released their first joint album, Dances, Songs, Inventions on Centaur Records. Their jazz/folk duo called Dez Cordas was also invited to perform at Piccolo Spoleto, South Carolina’s largest cultural festival.
Catherine Martin (BMus, voice) performed the role of Gianetta with the Houston Grand Opera in Donizett ’i s The Elixir of Love. This opera opened the HGO season and Martin received positive reviews in the Houston Examiner and in ConcertoNet.com.
Peter Saleh (MM, percussion) continues to teach percussion at the College of Saint Elizabeth in Morristown, New Jersey and also teaches music for dance at the SUNY Purchase Conservatory of Dance in Purchase, New York.
Leah Gray (BMus, music education) married Carey Pittsinger in a ceremony in March 2010. She is the band director at Calvary Christian Academy in Fort Worth and a flute instructor at Lake Country Christian School, also in Fort Worth.
Meredith McCook (BMus, cello) was chosen to participate in the Tanglewood Music Center Fellowship Program, the Boston Symphony Orchestra’s summer academy for advanced musical study.
Augustine Mercante completed his Fulbright fellowship for study at the Hochschule für Musik in Augsburg, Germany and appeared in a production of Vivaldi’s Orlando furioso and received rave reviews in Opernglas.
Chris Williams (BMus '08, viola) finished his master's degree at Yale University and is now executive assistant to the president for Frank Salomon Associates Artist Management in New York City.
Calley Bliss (BMus '07, jazz studies) released her debut album, Pigeonholed. She continues to work in the New York City area and perform as a vocalist in many genres.
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