Alumni Accomplishments

  • Nancy Baker, Piano Teacher, Columbia, SC
  • Sara Baker, Director, Division of Fine Arts, Temple College
  • Loneka Battiste, Assistant Professor of Music Education, University of Tennessee
  • Rebecca Bellelo, Owner & Nationally Certified Teacher, Piano Pathways, Baton Rouge, LA
  • Wilma Benson, Strings teacher, Louisville Male Traditional HS, Louisville, KY
  • Judy Bowers, Professor Emeritus of Choral Music Education, Florida State University
  • Ricky Brooks, Director of Bands, University of Central Arkansas, retired
  • N. Alan Clark, Director of Bands & Woodwind Instructor, Middle Georgia State University
  • Cynthia Colwell, Professor of Music Education/Music Therapy, University of Kansas
  • Dwayne Dunn, Director of Choral Activities, Lawrence (KS) High School
  • Georgia Green, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Professor of Music Education, Baylor University
  • Judy Guilbeaux-James, Professor of Music Education, Interim Chair, Southern University and A&M College
  • Paul Henley, Director of Institutional Effectiveness, Louisiana State University-Shreveport
  • Ben Herrick, Assistant Professor of Music Education, Northwestern State University of Louisiana
  • Kelvin D. Jones, Assistant Director of Bands and Instructor, Louisiana State University, former
  • Brant Karrick, Director of Bands, Northern Kentucky University, retired
  • Julius Kyakuwa, Assistant Professor of Music Education, University of Kansas, former
  • Jeremy Lane, Director, School of Music, Belmont University
  • Leigh-Ann Lethco, Assistant Band Director, Duke University
  • Kenneth Liske, Associate Professor & Coordinate of Music Teacher Education, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh
  • Jerome Markoch, Director of Bands, Athens Drive (NC) High School
  • Elizabeth Menard, Associate Professor, Chair of Music Education, Bowling Green State University
  • Emily Mercado, Assistant Professor, Choral Music Education, University of Utah
  • Steven Morrison, Professor of Music Education, Northwestern University
  • Jennifer Pulling, Assistant Professor of Music Education, Northwestern State University
  • Leslie Paige Rose, Professor of Music Education, Associate Dean, College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences, University of Central Arkansas
  • Christine Russell, Associate Professor Music Education, University of Akron
  • Carla Salas-Ruiz, Manager of Communications and Periodicals, Frances Clark Center for Keyboard Pedagogy; Piano Teacher, Houston
  • Amanda Schlegel, Assistant Professor of Music Education University of South Carolina
  • Donald Speer, Professor of Piano, Western Kentucky University, retired
  • Kathryn Strickland, Professor and Director of Wind Symphony, Northwest Missouri State University
  • Pamela Taylor, Instructor, Southeastern Louisiana University, former
  • Yulene Velasquez, Assistant Professor, Director of Choral Activities, University of Minnesota Morris
  • Maria Eduarda Lucena Vieira
  • Elizabeth Wallace, Director, Data Analytics and Systems Operations, Enrollment Management and Student Success, Louisiana State University
  • Jennifer Whitaker, Associate Chair and Professor of Music Education, University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Other graduate student alumni are owners of private music studios and performing arts centers, teachers of successful elementary and secondary school music programs, and leaders of state arts associations.