DMA Students & Alumni

Claudia-Aizaga

Claudia Aizaga (flute)

MM-Louisiana State University
BM-University of Northern Iowa 

Kalindi Bellach

Kalindi Bellach (viola)

Box Office Manager/Program Annotator-Toledo Symphony Orchestra
Substitute Viola-Adrian Symphony Orchestra
Principal Viola-Lima Symphony Orchestra

MM-Pennsylvania State University
BM-New England Conservatory

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Curtis Biggs (trombone)

Adjunct Instructor-Snow College

MM-Yale University
BM-Brigham Young University

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Jonathan Britt (trumpet)

Principal Trumpet-Lima Symphony

MM-Bowling Green State University
BM-University of South Carolina

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Ariel Magno da Costa (piano)

MM-Central Michigan University
BM-Universidade Estadual de Campinas

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Sandy Coursey (piano)

MM-Bowling Green State University
BM-Oklahoma City University

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Kenneth Cox (flute)

MM-University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music
BM-University of South Carolina

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Shelly Du (harp)

Artist Diploma-Cleveland Institute of Music
MM-
Cleveland Institute of Music
BM-Oberlin Conservatory of Music

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Derek Emch (clarinet)

MM-Southern Illinois University, Carbondale
BM-Youngstown State University

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Nick Fox (percussion)

MM-Northern Illinois University
BM-University of Wisconsin Whitewater

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Humay Gasimzade (piano)

MM-Manhattan School of Music
Postgraduate Diploma-Stavanger University, Norway
MM-Grieg Academy, Norway
BM-Baku Music Academy (Azerbaijan)

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Pablo Gómez-Estévez (composition)

MM-Bowling Green State University
BM-Luther College

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Adam Har-zvi (composition)

MM-Bowling Green State University
MM-Cleveland Institute of Music
BM-University of Massachusetts-Amherst

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Joshua Heaney (saxophone)

Assistant to the Program Director-Snow Pond Music Festival

Artist Certificate-Georgia State University
MM-Georgia State University
BME-Susquehanna University


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Gunnar Hirthe (clarinet)

Adjunct Instructor of Clarinet-College of Wooster

MM-The Ohio State University
BM-University of Kentucky 
Further Studies at the Cleveland Institute of Music

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Anat Zapateado Kardontchik

MM-Carnegie Mellon
BM-Eastman School of Music




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Otavio Manzano Kavakama (cello)

MM-Bowling Green State University
BM-University of Southern Mississippi

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Garrett Krohn (horn)

Acting Principal Horn-Adrian Symphony
Adjunct Instructor-Defiance College

MM-Bowling Green State University
BM-Messiah College

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Mickey Emch (Soprano)

MM-Louisiana State University
BM-University of Missouri - Columbia

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David Munro III (oboe)

MM-Bowling Green State University
BM-Virginia Commonwealth University

Chris-Murphy

Chris Murphy (saxophone)

MM-Bowling Green State University
BM-University of South Carolina

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Jonathan Taylor de Oliveira (piano)

MM-Universidade Federal de Goiás
BM-Universidade Federal de Goiás

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Katherine Pracht Phares (Mezzo-soprano)

MM-University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
BM-The University of Iowa

Alex+Popovici

Alex Popovici (conducting)

MM-Kent State University
BA-Kent State University

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Hsin Hou Richard Sun (cello)

MM-Bard College Longy School of Music
BM-Universeity of Miami Frost School of Music

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Stephanie Titus (piano)

Visiting Assistant Professor of Music-Bluffton University

MM & MA-Eastman School of Music 
BM-University of South Carolina

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Hila Zamir (clarinet)

Principal Clarinet-Lima Symphony

Professional Studies Diploma-Brooklyn College
MM-Manhattan School of Music
BM-Tel Aviv University

 

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Batista-Henrique

Henrique Batista (percussion)

MM-James Madison University
BM-Conservatório Brasileiro de Música

DMA Document: "AFRICA! AFRICA! AFRICA!" BLACK IDENTITY IN MARLOS NOBRE'S RHYTHMETRON 
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Hong-Da Chin (composition)

Assistant Professor of Theory/Composition-Western Illinois University, Fall 2018

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Maria Mercedes Diaz Garcia (conducting)

MM-Conservatory-College of Music, Cincinnati
MM-Bard College
Performance Diploma-University Alcala de Henares
BM-Conservatorio Superior de Musica de Murcia

DMA Document: The Shaping of Time in Kaija Saariaho's Émilie: a Performer's Perspective
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Noa Even (saxophone)

Assistant Professor of Music-Kent State University
Co-Founder and Executive Director-Cleveland Uncommon Sound Project (CUSP)
Member-Ogni Suono
Member-Patchwork

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James Fusik (saxophone)

Saxophone Lecturer and Director of Athletic Bands-Wayne State University

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Ioana Galu (violin)

Assistant Professor of Violin/Viola-University of South Dakota
Member-Rawlins Piano Trio

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Yen-Lin Goh (piano)

Senior Lecturer of Piano- Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris
Graduate Coordinator- Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris
International Coordinator/Pianist-Ge Gan-ru Ensemble
Youtube Channel
OneBeat 2018 Fellow

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Aaron Hynds (tuba)

Lecturer of Music Business and New Media-University of Kentucky

DMA Document: The Composer's Guide to the Tuba: Creating a New Resource on the Capabilities of the Tuba Family
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Katherine Kilburn (conducting)

Assistant Director of Orchestras-Michigan State University

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Yeji Kim (flute)

Instructor-Mokwon University and Kwandong University
Principal Flute-Seoul Royal Symphony Orchestra
Founding member-Contemporary Ensemble Trois C

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Jose Augusto Duarte Lacerda (percussion)

Professor of Percussion-Federal University of Mato Grosso (Brazil)
Youtube

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Karl Larson (piano)

Brooklyn-based Freelance Pianist (chamber, collaborative, solo)
Co-Founder and PianistBearthoven
Co-Founder and NYC CuratorPermutations
Company Manager, Bang on a Can Summer Institute
Karl Larson and Ashley Bathgate EXCELcast: Making New Music in the Jungle
Youtube

LaBonte-Hillary

Hillary LaBonte (soprano)

MM - Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University
BM - Baldwin Wallace University

New Voices Essay Contest First Place Winner

DMA Document: Analyzing Gender Inequality in Contemporary Opera
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Symphony Orchestra Director Octavio Más-Arocas

Octavio Mas-Arocas (conducting)

Director of Orchestras-Michigan State University

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Octavian Moldovean (flute)

MM-Bowling Green State University 
MM-National Music University in Bucharest, Romania
BM-National Music University in Bucharest, Romania

DMA Document: Contextualizing Traditional Influences within Romanian Contemporary Music: Stylistic Elements in Selected Works for Solo Flute by Doina Rotaru, Violeta Dinescu, and Carmen Carneci
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Zachary Nyce (piano)

Minister of Music-Faith United Church
Piano and Voice Faculty-5th Music Studio
Katz 22

DMA Document: Heartening Folk: Frederic Rzewski's North American Ballads as an Extension of Folk Culture
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Olman Piedra (percussion)

Associate Professor of Percussion/Jazz-University of Toledo

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Mihai Popean (composition)

Vice-Dean of Research/
Director of the Music and Transdisciplinary Research Center-
West University of Timisoara (Romania)

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Spencer Prewitt (clarinet)

Assistant Professor of Clarinet-Austin Peay State University
Principal Clarinet-Gateway Chamber Orchestra
Clarinet-Nashville Scoring Orchestra
Substitute Clarinet- Nashville Symphony
Clarinet Faculty-Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp

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smith-andrew
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Timothy Stulman (composition)

Course Director of Topics in Music Theory
Department Chair of Music Composition-
Full Sail University

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I-Chen Yeh (piano)

Applied Instructor-Oakland University
Adjunct Instructor-Bowling Green State University

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Zoulek-Nicholas