CMU Oboe Alumni: Where Are They Now?
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Nicholas Osborn (BM- Composition, '17) is pursuing graduate study in composition at Bowling Green State University.
Kerigan Williams ('17, Music Minor) is pursuing graduate study in creative writing at Ball State University.
Hannah Wetherholt (BM-Performance, '16) is pursuing graduate study at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music where she is a student of Mark Ostoich.
Kelsey Mankel ('16, Triple major in Music Performance, Neuroscience, and Psychology) is pursuing a PhD in Communication Sciences and Disorders, Hearing Sciences concentration at the University of Memphis
Emily June Chesnic (BM-Performance, '14) graduated Spring 2016 with a Master of Music degree from the University of Colorado-Boulder where she was a student of Peter Cooper. Emily is currently Senior Development Assistant for the University of Colorado College of Music Advancement Team, supporting the College of Music and Colorado Shakespeare Festival.
Aaron Wilbert (BME, '14) is completing his DMA at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign where he was a student of John Dee. Aaron recently performed with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra as a member of the Civic Orchestra of Chicago (9/20/18) and will be performing Fourth Oboe/EH on Mahler’s Sixth Symphony with the Civic Orchestra of Chicago on October 23, 2018.
Kristin Gustafson (BME, '13) is teaching middle school choir for the Clarksville-Montgomery County School System in Clarksville, Tennessee.
Kelsey Chinn (BME, '13) became the band director at Van Hoosen Middle School (Rochester, MI) in the Fall of 2015. She previously taught middle school band and general music at Manatee Academy in Port St. Lucia, Florida where she was named an Emerging Leader of the Florida Music Educator's Association (FMEA).
Jon Doggett (BME, ’12) recently graduated from the Band Instrument Repair Program at Minnesota State College- South East Technical.
Kristina Ruis (BM-Performance & BME, '11) graduated May 2014 with her Master of Music degree from Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, where she studied with Linda Strommen. She was awarded the Performer's Certificate, one of the highest honors given by the Jacobs School of Music.
Kelly Hay-Rosselit (M. Mus. ’10) is the band director at Berrien Springs Middle and High School (Berrien Springs, MI). This follows a successful four-year appointment as Assistant Band Director at Park View Intermediate in Pasadena, TX.