Alumni Accomplishments

2017-2018 Graduates

George BlakePhD Ethnomusicology '17/MA Ethnomusicology '11
Nicholas JurkowskiPhD Theory '17
Pascal SalomonDMA Keyboard '17
Leslie CainDMA Keyboard '17/MM Keyboard '15
Larissa FedorykaDMA Strings (Cello) '17/MM Strings (Cello) '16
Tianna Harjo, DMA Strings (Viola) '17
Federico Llach, PhD Composition '17/Certificate in College and University Teaching '17/MA Composition '13
Anna Sara Aronson, MM Woodwinds and Brass (French Horn) '18
Randy Drake, PhD Ethnomusicology '18/Certificate in College and University Teaching '18
Zachary Mendez, MM Voice '18
Carol Tsai, PhD Chemistry '18/MM Voice '18
Cynthia Vong, MM Woodwinds and Brass (Flute) '18

Academic Positions held by Alumni

Composition

Federico Llach | UC Merced
Lansing McLoskey | University of Miami
Nick Norton | Cal Poly Pomona

Ethnomusicology

Kara Attrep | Bowling Green State University
James R. Carr | University of North Carolina, Greensboro
Sonja Downing | Lawrence University
Denise Gill | Washington University in St. Louis
Lillie Gordon | University of Tennessee Knoxville
Kenneth S. Habib | Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo   
Max Katz | College of William and Mary
Eve McPherson | Case Western Reserve University   
Katherine L. Meizel | Bowling Green State University
Jane Freeman Moulin | University of Hawai'i at Manoa
Gibb Schreffler | Pomona College

Music History

Grey Brothers | Professor of Music, Westmont College
Derek Katz | Associate Professor (Musicology), UC Santa Barbara

Music Theory

Joel Hunt (PhD 2016) | Assistant Teaching Professor, Pennsylvania State University, Behrend
Rachel Short (PhD 2016) | Assistant Professor, Shenandoah University, Conservatory of Music
Laura Emmery (PhD 2014) | Assistant Professor, Emory University
Michael Vitalino (PhD 2014) | Assistant Professor, Crane School of Music, SUNY Potsdam
Malia Roberson (PhD 2012) | Lecturer, California State University, Channel Islands
Ramin Haghjoo (PhD 2010) | Tutor, Maoin Cheoil na Gaillimhe (Galway, Ireland)
Andre Mount (PhD 2010) | Associate Professor, Crane School of Music, SUNY Potsdam
Russ Knight (PhD 2008) | Lecturer, Pomona College
Sara Overholt (PhD 2006) | Adjunct Assistant Professor, Hunter College, CUNY
Gordon Root (PhD 2006) | Associate Professor, SUNY Fredonia
Susan de Ghize (PhD 2003) | Assistant Professor, Texas A&M Corpus Christi
Ildar Khannanov (PhD 2003) | Professor, Peabody Institute, Johns Hopkins University
Mark McFarland (PhD 1997) | Associate Professor, Georgia State University
John McGinness (PhD 1996) | Professor, Crane School of Music, SUNY Potsdam
Ann Stimson (PhD 1996) | Lecturer, Ohio State University, Kenyon College

Performance

Jacob Adams | Assistant Professor of Viola at the University of Alabama
Keith Colclough | Assistant Professor of Vocal Studies and Director of Opera at Pepperdine University
Andrea DiMaggio | Flute Instructor, Westmont College
Shivhan Dohse Morton | Adjunct Instructor of Flute at Cornell College and Coe College
Linda Holland | Flute and Chamber Music Instructor, Santa Barbara City College
Jon Nathan | Continuing Lecturer, UC Santa Barbara
Helena von Rueden | Assistant Professor of Fine Arts/Director of Choral Activities, Hampden-Sydney College (Virginia)
Naomi Seidman | Assistant Professor of Flute, Penn State University
Chiao-Ling Sun (DMA 2001) | Professor of Violin, National Taiwan University of Arts

Alumni Publications

Ethnomusicology

James R. Carr
Thomas Greenland
Jazzing (University of Illinois Press, 2016)
Max Katz
Katherine Meizel