What Our Graduates Are Doing
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Here's what our former students are doing:
Rebecca Anderson, Western Colorado Chorale
Chris Arroyo, Colorado Springs Chorale & Colorado Vocal Arts Ensemble
Dan Behrens, Director of Music, Bookcliff Church
Danielle Thompson Behrens, Assistant Conductor, Grand Valley Children's Choir
Troy Behrens, Co-founder, Five Face Down
Lori Bickmore, Private voice teacher, Provo, Utah
Nick Brenholtz, Music Teacher, Broadway and Scenic Elementary Schools
Britni Bryan, Music Teacher, Fruitvale Elementary
Shana Carr, Masters of Music, Longy School of Music, professional actor and singer, Los Angeles CA
Jack Chipchase, Band Teaching Aid, District 51, Grand Junction Symphony, Grand Junction Rockestra
Hope Chynoweth, Instructor, Sera Schools
Mathew Coronado, Choral music teacher, Mt. Garfield Middle School
Ryan Crabtree, band director, Fruita Monument High School
Scott Davis, band director, Mt. Garfield Middle School, GJ Rockestra
Miriam Deming, choir director, Bookcliff Middle School
Carissa Docteur, music teacher, Plateau Valley Schools
Matt Doty, choir director, Palisade High School
Brandon Edwards, working in local theatre companies, Seattle, Wash.
Tara DeBruin Gatseos, Masters in Vocal Music, University of Northern Colorado
Nicholas Gledhill, Masters in Music Performance with emphasis in horn, Colorado State University
Becci Gonzales, Western Colorado Chorale
Matt Griffith, professional musician, Nashville, Tenn.
Dazie Harris-Kirtland, Director, Grand Valley Children's Choir, vocal coach, Grand Junction Rockestra
Heather Hart, music teacher
Gretchen Hartop, orchestra director, East Middle School, Grand Junction Symphony
Lindsey Hayes, teacher, Mapleton Public Schools
Jordan Huslig, television editing, Grand Junction, Colo.
Josh Huslig, sings in Las Vegas, formed own singing group, Mosaic
Derrick Johnson, Masters in Music, University of Denver, Central City Opera
Glenn Jones, music pastor, Greeley First Assembly
Christopher Klaich, active freelancer, New York, NY
Nate Klein-Deters, stringed instrument builder, Denver, Colo.
Rob Labig, freelance percussionist, private instructor, Western Colorado Jazz Orchestra drummer
Annette Lambrecht, elementary music teacher, Sterling, Colo.
Lynnsey Lambrecht, Masters in composition, University of Northern Colorado; pursuing Doctor of Music Arts in Composition on fellowship at Michigan State University
Isaac Lavadie, band director, Grand Junction High School
Rachel (Rosenberg) Lavadie, orchestra director, Fruita Monument High School, Grand Junction Symphony
Katie Lawson, music teacher, Wingate Elementary, Grand Junction Symphony
Ben McLam, instructor, Sera Schools
Karen Lidberg, Western Colorado Chorale
Amy Long, accompanist for Western Colorado Choral, private piano instructor
Sydnee Martinez, teacher, Shining Stars Music Academy; treasurer, Grand Junction Chapter of Music Teachers National Association
Zane Meek, high school band director, Las Alamos, NM
Gabriel Mientka, diploma from University of Music, Frankfurt Germany, formed the Lupu-Mientka Duo
Jodi Mills, piano teacher, Grand Junction, Colo.
Sandra Mollman, christian music recording artist
Momchil Monchev, The University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music, Folkwang University of Arts, Germany
Doug Morrow, teacher and collaborative pianist, Colorado Mesa University, keyboardist in GJ Rockestra
Janelle Nicolaus, band director, Sterling, Colo.
Sandra Nuñez, music teacher, Redlands Middle school, Grand Junction Symphony
Danny Odom, freelance composer and producer
Pam Opsal, music teacher, Dos Rios Elementary School
Eun Hee Park, DMA, Florida State University, founder of ensemble, "enhake," piano faculty, University of Southern Mississippi
Geoffrey Pennington, musician, US Army Bands
Franscesca Perry, music teacher, West Middle School, Western Colorado Chorale
Sandra Rivera, Master of Music Education with Teaching Assistantship, University of Texas at El Paso
Josiah St. Peter, band director, Montrose High School
Katie Stiles, music teacher, Shelledy Elementary/Fruita 8-9, Grand Junction Symphony
Kristyn Tatum, Director of Music, Grand Valley High School
Kalinda Theobold, music teacher, Pomona Elementary
Matt Vagts, formed own band, Lion Vibes
Erika VanDriel, band director, St. Joseph Catholic Church, Columbia SC, Carolina Wind Symphony, Lake Murray Symphony Orchestra
Sarah Wagner, instrumental music teacher, Altona Middle School
Dustin Wise, freelance performer/composer, assistant for top recording studios, Nashville, Tenn.