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Choral graduates in positions

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DMA graduates in college and university positions

Jennifer Adam, Director of Choral Activites, Martin Methodist College (TN)
Susan Kelly, Director of Choral Activities, Tennessee State University
Timothy Powell, Director of Choral Activities, Ogelthorpe University (GA)
Dustin Ousley, Director of Choral Activities, Charleston Southern University, South Carolina
Damion Womack, Director of Choral Activities, Huntington College, Montgomery Alabama
Jennifer Adam, Assistant Professor of Music, Western Kentucky University
Angela Batey, Associate Director for Graduate Studies, Director of Choral Activities University of Tennessee
Chris Bechtler, Assistant Director of Choral Activities, Georgia Southern University
Peppie Calvar, Assistant Professor and the Assistant Director of Choral Activities, Syracuse University
Caroline Carson, Associate Professor, Director of Choral Activities, University of New Orleans (LA)
William Carswell, Vice President for Academic Affairs; Dean of the Faculty; Professor of Music, Coker College (SC)
Kirstina Collins, Music (Vocal) instructor, Reedley College (CA)
Warren Cooke, Department of Music Theory and Technology, Division of Music, Bob Jones University (SC)
Britt Cooper, Associate Professor of Music and Director of Fine and Performing Arts, Walsh University (OH)
Daniel Clark, Assistant Prof of Chorus & Music Education, Heidelberg University in Tiffin (OH)
Stephen Eaves, Director of Choral Activities, Friends University (KS)
Shannon Jeffreys, Director of Choral Activities, Georgia Southern
Gay Gandy, Associate Professor of Music, Union University (KY)
Ralph Hughes, Director of Choral Activities, American River College (CA)
Randy Imler, Board of Trustees, Winthrop University; Director of Music, Ebenezer Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church (SC)
Linda Kershaw, Chair of the Department of Fine Arts and Choral Conductor, Benedict College (SC)
Kathy Kinsey, Director of Choral Activities, Winthrop University (SC)
Lanny McManus, Professor of Conducting, Shangqui Normal University (China)
Mark Nabholz, Associate Professor of Music, Mississippi College (MS)
Gena Poovey, Director of Choral Activities, Limestone College (SC)
Jeff Parker, Philander-Smith College (AR)
Clay Price, Director of Choral Studies, Loyola University (MD)
Lillian Quackenbush, Artistic director and co-founder of the Sandlapper Singers (SC); Columbia College (Retired)
Andrew Robinette, Assistant Professor, South Dakota State University (SD)
Sonja Sepulveda, Assistant Professor, Salem College (NC)
Tim Sexton, Music/Choral Director, East Central College (MO)
Martha Shaw, Professor, Director of Choral Activities, Reinhardt College (GA)
Stephen Simmons, University of Phoenix
Jeff Wall, Assistant Professor, Director of Choral Studies, Northeastern State University (OK)
Robert Williams, Associate Professor of Music, St. Petersburg College (FL)
Eliezer Yanson, Associate Professor and Director of Choral Activities, Jacksonville State University (AL)
Tommer Hesseg, (DMA candidate) Kibbutzim College of Education, Tel Aviv, Israel
Tom Matrone, (DMA candidate) Music Department Chair and Director of Choral Activities, Evangel College (MO)
Andrew Pittman, (DMA candidate)Director of Choral Activities, Olney Central College (IL)

DMA graduates in full-time church positions

Chris Bechtler, Director of Music Ministry, Williamsburg Presbyterian Church (VA)
Jason Wright, Director of Music, All Saints Episcopal Church (SC); Conductor, Savannah Children’s Choir (GA)
Matthew Caine, Director of Music Ministry, The Episcopal Church of Our Saviour (FL)
Grace Cajiuat, Pastor, Wesley United Methodist Church (WI)
David Daniel, Minister of Music and worship Arts, Duluth First UMC (GA)
Vivian Hamilton, Conductor of Sanctuary and Worship Service Planner, First Baptist Church (SC); Conductor and Collaborative Pianist, Furman University (SC)
Thomas Vozzella, Director of Music, St. Andrews Episcopal Church, (MO)
Shoals Chamber Singers, Calvary Fellowship Choir

DMA graduates in high school teaching positions

Justin Xavier Carteret, Director of Choral Activities & Music Education & Digital Curriculum Specialist, Hampton High School (GA)
Joseph Ohrt, Director of Choral Activities and Chairman of Music Department , Central Bucks High School (PA)
Beth Mears, Lead vocal teacher, Palmetto Center for the Arts; Director of Music, Forest Lake Presbyterian Church (SC)
Jantsen Touchstone, Director of Choral Activities, DeSoto Central High School (MS)


Helen Kang, World Vision Children’s Choir, Touring Choir Director

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