EMU Flute Studio

Alexander Building
Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197
734.487.0294
julie.stone@emich.edu

Alumni

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 Ashley Hagadon
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 Ashley Hagadon

Becky Hindbaugh Allmand (BME 2004) is band director for the Saline Middle Schools.

Jessica Groosbeck Bagnall (BME 2010) is teaching K-5 music with Dearborn Public Schools. She received her Masters in Elementary Education from Wayne State University.

Leah Wagner Beier (BME 2002) is performing with the Southeast Michigan Flute Association Flute Choir.

Shannon Besaw (BMT 2009) was a music therapist at Bethany Children's Home in Womelsdorf, PA, a residential facility for youth in crisis and is now working on a Master of Music Therapy at Radford University in Virginia.

Terese Brooks (BMT 2017) is doing her music therapy internship.

Josephine Denys Bossenberger (BME 2009) graduated with her masters from University of Tennessee and is currently a middle school band director in Michigan.

Karen Burkett is retired band director and choir director at Warren Woods Tower High School and private teacher.

Carrie Frandle Chalfin (BA 2003) received a masters degree at Bowling Green State University.

Lona Czerwinski (BMT projected 2016) is currently working at the Apple Store and will be starting her music therapy internship.

Elizabeth Dalton (BME 1999) is counselor at Clintondale High School.

Kathleen Debusschere Seibel (BME 2010), currently teaching K-5 general music for Port Huron Area Schools.

Kelly Drouillard Hornbarger (graduate student 2010) received her masters in theory at Michigan State University and is teaching in Indiana.

Amy Sawyer Foley (BMT 2011) is the owner and director of Heartstring Melodies, LLC a music therapy business in Findlay, Ohio. She is also a music therapist at the Center for Autism and Dyslexia in Findlay, Ohio.

Corinne Galligan (BME 2012) is teaching K-5 music in Pulaski, Wisconsin.

Jennifer Graf (BA 2001) is IT for the University Musical Society at University of Michigan.

Debra Gombert (BMT 2004) is a Professor of Music Therapy at EMU.

Heather Grzelakowski (BME 2007) is a music teacher in the Las Vegas area.

Chelsea Kellar Hackett (BME 2012) is substitute teaching.

Ashley Hagadon (BME 2015) is teaching K-5 general music for Bedford Public School.

Nicole Harris (BME 2013) was a Resident Assistant at Interlochen Arts Academy and is now a music teacher in Oregon.

Theresa Hintz (BME 2008) is a band director at a North High School in Denver, Colorado.

Jeanine Clancy Ignash (BME 2005) is band director in the Ovid-Elsie Schools.

Samuel Karafotis (BME 2011) is band director at Atoka High School and McCall Middle School in Atoka, OK and at Lane Public School in Lane, OK. 

Samuel Karafotis playing the flute in McNair Scholars ad
 McNair Scholar Samuel Karafotis 
Samuel Karafotis playing the flute in McNair Scholars ad

 McNair Scholar Samuel Karafotis 

Meghan Kelly (BMT 2008) is a music therapist.  

Amy Wagner King (BME 1999, MM 2002) is sales manager Luck's Music Library.

Lee Kraft (BME 2003) was band director at Lincoln Park High School and is currently a Principal.

Joshua Lockhart (BM 2018) is continuing his flute studies in Virginia.

Anjali Martin received her degree in public policy from EMU and is a graduate student in Pittsburgh.

Karen Matthews is a private studio teacher in Rochester Hills and performs with the Michigan Flute Orchestra.

Kate McCall (BMT 2017) is working on her music therapy internship.

Maria Meeds (Music Therapy in progress) is working on her music therapy internship.

Diane Morrissey (BA 2000) is maintaining the website at Flute World, working as an Independent Contractor for Walt Disney Motion Pictures Studios, and is also transcribing interview footage for a television post-production company (shows including The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, The Real Housewives of Orange County, Solved, Through the Wormhole, Bizarre Foods, American's Best Dance Crew, LA Ink, Got Home Alive and others)

Timothy Mullins (BM 2018) is the flute graduate assistant at Ithaca College where he is working on his MM degree.

Jaime Fielder Mykeloff (BME 2004) is band director at Jonesville High School.

Rachael Nakoski (MME 2016) is working in upstate New York and was a graduate assistant in music education from Buffalo State College.

Mary Rose Nieman (Music Therapy in progress) is doing a music therapy internship in pediatrics.

Amy O'Dell (BMT 2010) is music therapist at Music to Grow On Music Therapy Services in Sacramento, California.

Allison Shelton Oran (BA 2004) is a church musician and private studio teacher in Brighton.

Alyson Patrash (BME 2008) is working in the Detroit suburbs.

Jessica Peltz Smith (BM 2012) received the MM in flute performance at Ithaca College where she was a graduate assistant in flute and is currently teaching in Boston.

Honey Sharp (BM 2006) is working toward a teaching degree at the University of Central Arkansas.

Michelle Smith Rais (BME 2006) received her masters degree at VanderCook College of Music and is band and orchestra director Novi Public Schools, Middle School.

Kristine Reaume (BM 2006) received masters in flute performance at University of Texas and is a private studio teacher in Austin, TX.

Hannah Saloiye (BA 2013) received a bachelor degree in computer science and music at EMU and is working at Ford Motor Company.

Christine Raney Shefferly (BME 1999) is band director and general music teacher at Divine Child Elementary and Middle School.

Ashley Smith (BM 2011) received a master of music degree at Ball State University and is teaching.

Michelle Spindler (BME 2006) is an instrument repair technician at Quinlan and Fabish in Burr Park, Illinois in the Chicago area.

Patty Green Sheppard (BME 1994) is band director in Novi Middle Schools.

Miranda Smith-Monit (BME 2008) is the Marshall Upper Elementary School band director.

Erica Suetterlin (BME 2014) is teaching K-2 music at a charter school in Center Line.

Megan Szkarlat (BME 2009) is choral director at Lakeview Middle School in Winter Garden, Florida.

Kyle Thompson (BA 2017) is working at Flute World.

Diane Uhlmann (BME 2008) is music teacher at Agape Christian Academy in Canton.

Franny Valdez (BME 2015) is teaching K-6 music in Monroe, Michigan.

Becky Vega (MM 1997) is full-time lecturer at Caldwell College in New Jersey where she conducts the wind ensemble and flute ensemble, teaches music education classes, conducting, music appreciation, and flute lessons. She plays in the flute octet, UpTown Flutes. She served as conductor the NFA high school flute choir at the 2009 National Flute Association convention in New York City.

Carrie Wiesinger (MM 2000) received a masters in flute performance from Manhattan School of Music; is second flute in the Saginaw Symphony; performs with the Hollywood Concert Orchestra; and has a private teaching studio in Detroit and Florida.

Dakota Williams​ is performing.

Beth Wondolowski (BME 2002) received a masters in flute performance from Indiana University and is music director at Whitmore Lake Middle School.

Shelley Wright Wiliams (BME 1998) is band director Pierce Middle School in South Redford.

Daniela Young (working on BME) is currently in her last year of her education degree.

Sherry Young is expecting to obtain the BA.

Kayla Younkin completed her BA in Music Degree (2015) and is pursued a minor Theatre Design and Technology.

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