2014 Choir Faculty

Dr. Kimberly Adams - D.M.A. Choral Conducting, University of Wisconsin; Professor, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI
Carol Ambrogio-Wood - M.M., Oakland University; Voice Instructor, Macomb Community College and Vocal Coach, Grosse Pointe South High School, Grosse Pointe Park, MI
Douglas Armstead - M.M.E., Central Michigan University; President, MSVMA and Choral Director, Hayes Middle School, Grand Ledge, MI
Stephanie Beinlich - M.M. Vocal Performance, University of South Carolina; Vocal Faculty, Newberry College, Newberry, SC
Thomas Blue - M.M. Music Education, Michigan State University; Choir Director, Rochester Adams High School and Rochester Van Hoosen Middle School, Rochester Hills, MI
Ashley Cumings - B.M.E, Wheaton College; Private Voice Teacher & Accompanist  NW Community Schools, Jackson, MI
James Cumings - M.M.Ed., Central Michigan University; Choir Teacher, Grades 6 - 8, NW Community Schools, 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. Lisa Fredenburgh - D.M.A. Choral Conducting, University of Arizona; Director of Choral Activities Aurora University, Aurora, IL
Dr. Kathryn Hedlund - D.M.A. Voice Performance/Pedagogy, Louisiana State University; Assistant Professor of Voice, University of Mobile, Mobile, AL
Dr. Anna Hersey - D.M.A. Vocal Performance, University of Miami; Assistant Professor, Eastern New Mexico University, Portales, NM
Julia Holt - M.M., Oakland University; Director of Vocal Music, Eisenhower High School and Malow Junior High School, Sterling Heights, MI
Robin Kieft - M.Ed., Grand Valley State University; Choral Director, Spring Lake Middle & High School, Spring Lake, MI
Dr. Yoo-Jung Kim - D.M.A. Piano Performance, Michigan State University; Collaborative Pianist, Fort Drum, NY
Cynthian Knight - M.M., University of Michigan; Freelance Singer and  Instructor of Voice, Hillsdale College and Spring Arbor University, Ann Arbor, MI
Shirley Lemon - B.M.E. Choral Music Education, Central Michigan University; Retired Choral Music Teacher, Grand Haven Area Public Schools, Grand Haven, MI
Dr. Miroslav Manovski - Ph.D. Music Education, Oakland University; General Music and Vocal Music Teacher, Birmingham Public Schools, Birmingham, MI
Andrew Minear - M.M.E, Florida State University; Doctoral Student, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
Dr. Michael Mitchell, D.M.A. Conducting, University of Missouri at Kansas City; Professor of Music, Oakland University, Rochester, MI
Dr. Courtney Piercey - D.M.A. Vocal Performance, Arizona State University; Adjunct Online Professor of Music, Central Arizona College, Coolidge, AZ
Joseph Roberts - Specialist Degree, Vocal Performance, University of Michigan
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
Megan Steigerwald - M.M. Vocal Performance, James Madison University; PhD Student, Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY
Sarah Todd - M.A. Conducting, Eastern Illinois University; Visiting Instructor of Music - Piano, 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, Otisville, MI
Dave Wendelberger - M.F.A., Michigan State University; Musical Theatre/Publicist, Michigan State University Dept. of Theatre, East Lansing, MI
Dr. Lonel Woods - D.M.A. Vocal Performance, University of Michigan; Assistant Professor of Music (Voice), The Crane School of Music, Potsdam, NY