2013 Choir Faculty

Douglas Armstead--M.M.E., Central Michigan University; President, MSVMA and Choral Director, Hayes Middle School, Grand Ledge, MI
Thomas Blue--M.M. Music Education, Michigan State University; Choir Director, Rochester Adams High School, Rochester Hills, MI
Dr. Terrance Brown--D.M.A., Louisiana State University; Director of Vocal Studies, University of North Alabama, Florence, AL
Dr. Tiffany Brown--D.M.A. Vocal Performance, Louisiana State University; Lecturer, University of North Alabama, Florence, AL
Christopher Cayari--M.M. Music Education, University of Illinois; Doctoral Student/Teaching Assistant, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL
Lindsay CieChanski--M.M., University of Michigan; Director of Vocal Music, Skyline High School, Ann Arbor, MI
Greg Cleveland--M.A. Choral Music Education, Eastern Michigan University; Teacher, Walled Lake Western High School, Walled Lake, MI
James Cumings--M.M.Ed., Central Michigan University; Choir Teacher, grades 6 - 8, Jackson, MI
Ellen Denham--M.M. Vocal Performance, New England Conservatory; Teaching Assistant and Doctoral Student, School of Music, University of Illinois, Champaign, IL
Dr. Suzanne Galer-Wert--D.M.A. Vocal Performance, State University of New York at Stony Brook; Vocal Professor, Palm Beach Atlantic University, West Palm Beach, FL
Suzanne Gauvreau--M.M. Vocal Performance and Harp, University of North Texas; Voice and Piano Teacher, Sparkle Music Studio, Roseville, MI
Robin Kieft--M.Ed., Grand Valley State University; Choral Director, Spring Lake Middle & High School, Spring Lake, MI
Angela Leising-Catalan--M.M. Piano Performance and Pedagogy, Ohio University; Piano Faculty, The New School for Music Study, Kingston, NJ
Leslie Mason--M.M. Vocal Performance, Bowling Green State University; Opera Singer, Detroit Opera, Detroit, MI
Dr. Michael Mitchell, D.M.A. Conducting, University of Missouri at Kansas City; Professor of Music, Oakland University, Rochester, MI
Dmitry Molkov--Performance Diploma, Piano, Indiana University--South Bend; Graduate student, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH
Dr. Carole Ott--D.M.A. Choral Conducting, University of Michigan; Professor, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC
Dr. Courtney Piercey--D.M.A. Vocal Performance, Arizona State University; Adjunct Professor of Music (online), Central Arizona College, Coolidge, AZ
Ellen Pool--M.M. Choral Music Ed., University of Michigan; Professor, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI
Dr. Susan Ruggiero-Mezzadri--D.M.A. Voice Performance, Louisiana State University; Adjunct Instructor, University of Southern Mississippi and William Carey University`, Hattiesburg, MS
 Mark Shepard--M.A. Music Education, Marshall University; Vocal Music Instructor, Byron Center Public Schools, Byron Center, MI
Terrie Shires--M.M. Piano Performance and Pedagogy, Northern Illinois University; Piano Instructor, University of Central Arkansas, Conway, AR
Sarah Todd--M.A. Conducting, Eastern Illinois University; Staff Accompanist and Adjunct Piano Instructor, Greenville College, Greenville, IL
Sheri Tulloch--M.M. Choral Conducting, Michigan State University; Choral Director, Grand Ledge HS, Grand Ledge, MI
Jon VanderWeide--B.A. Music Education, Grand Valley State University; Music/Art Teacher, Lakeville Community Schools, Columbiaville, MI
Dr. Robert Ward--D.M.A. Choral Conducting, Michigan State University; Director of Choral Activities, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
Wendee Wolf-Schlarf--M.M. Choral Conducting, Michigan State University; Choral Music Educator, Traverse City Area Public Schools, Traverse City, MI
Dr. Lonel Woods--D.M.A. Vocal Performance, University of Michigan; Assistant Professor of Music (Voice), The Crane School of Music, Potsdam, NY
Adam Wurst--M.S. Educational Leadership, Walden University; Vocal Music Teacher, Allendale Public Schools, Allendale, MI