Graduates of the Indiana Wesleyan University Division of Music enjoy success in the music field as well as success in applying for graduate studies in music.
Join us in congratulating these students for placing in the National Association of Teachers of Singings (NATS) competition:
Mickey Simpkins, 3rd Place Category 1b
Alyssa Kissel, 1st Place Category 1c
Dominique Clements, 1st Place Freshman College Women
Brittany Starkweather, 2nd Place Freshman College Women
Collin Stephens, 3rd Place Freshman College Men
Caylie Yoder, 3st Place Sophomore College Women (Category 4-1)
Brittany Wells, 3st Place Sophomore College Women(Category 4-3)
Abbigail Schubkegel, 2ndst Place Sophomore College Women(Category 4-3)
Kris Stephens, 1st Place Mature Singers
Zachary Arneson, Honorable Mention Senior Men
Craig “Denny” King, 2nd Place Senior Men
Bailey Laws, 3rd Place Musical Theatre 1st and 2nd Year College Students
Leslie Barrow, 1st Place Musical Theatre Advance Division
IWU Music graduate Caleb Doyel was honored as the 2011 First-Year Teacher of the Year in his school district in Prescott, Arizona.
Current IWU sophomore, Andrew Jones, received an Honorable Mention in the Young Artist category for the State Level at the the 2012 Music Teachers National Association competition.
Below are some of our graduates who have been accepted into graduate music programs:
With the IWU Division of Music, your education will not end at the completion of a course or graduation from the major. We encourage our students to engage in memberships with professional organizations and in this way create opportunities to continue learning outside the classrooms and beyond the University. We invite you to consider joining one of the organizations below as a supplement to your coursework. The benefits of this activity will be a great catalyst to your education and career.
The ACDA is a nonprofit music education organization whose central purpose is to promote excellence in choral music through performance, composition, publication, research and teaching. In addition, ACDA strives through arts advocacy to elevate choral music's position in American society.
The National Association for Music Education, among the world's largest arts education organizations, marked its centennial in 2007 as the only association that addresses all aspects of music education. Through membership of more than 75,000 active, retired and pre-service music teachers, and with 60,000 honor students and supporters, NAfME serves millions of students nationwide through activities at all teaching levels, from preschool to graduate school.