Student Accomplishments

 Orchestral Positions
 

Sam Bergman - Minnesota Orchestra
Caroline Coade - Detroit Symphony
Catherine Consiglio - Principal Viola, Wichita Symphony
Mary Cowell - Colorado Symphony
Kit Dodd (deceased) - Syracuse Symphony
Jenny Douglass - Principal Viola, Marin Symphony; violist in
          the New Century Chamber Orchestra
Abby Evans - Assistant Principal Viola, National Symphony
Bryan Florence - formerly St. Louis Symphony
Daniel Foster - Principal Viola, National Symphony

Laura Fuller - Pittsburgh Symphony
Amanda Grettie - formerly with the Virginia Symphony, now
           sub with the Milwaukee Symphony
Erin Higuchi - Milwaukee Symphony
Alison Heydt - Florida Orchestra
Kate Holzemer - Buffalo Philharmonic
Leah Ilem - Seattle Symphony

Yu Jin - Principal Viola, Indianapolis Symphony
Wei Jiang - Houston Symphony
Kerry Kavalo - Assistant Principal, Symphony Nova Scotia
Kate Lewis - Principal, Peoria Symphony Orchestra
Lauren Magnus - Louisiana Symphony, formerly San Antonio Symphony
Jessica Oudin - Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Ming Pak - Hong Kong Philharmonic
JT Posadas - Florida West Coast Symphony
Christiana Reader - Assistant Principal, Illinois and Peoria Symphony       Orchestras, formerly Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra
Wendy Richman - formerly Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra
Karina Schmidt - Principal Viola, Apollo's Fire
Courtney Sedgwick - San Antonio Symphony, 2007-2013
Jennifer Shackleton - Louisville Symphony
David Sywak - Dallas Symphony
Amanda Verner - Sydney Symphony
Diane Wuthrich - currently Illinois Symphony, Peoria Symphony, formerly       Tucson Symphony
Zhao Yu - Hong Kong Philharmonic
Gareth Zehngut - Minnesota Orchestra
 

Quartet and Chamber Music Positions
 

Annalisa Boerner - Haven Quartet at Music Haven (New Haven, CT)
Kirsten Docter - formerly Cavani Quartet (CIM)
Alma Fernandez - Eclipse Quartet (LA)
Daniel Foster - Dryden Quartet (Washington, D.C.)
Elizabeth Freivogel - Jupiter Quartet (University of Illinois)
Michael Kelly - Apple Hill Chamber Players
Joe Locicero - formerly Omer Quartet
Elizabeth Oakes - formerly Maia Quartet (University of Iowa)
Wendy Richman - ICE
Yu Jin - formerly Miami Quartet (Kent State, Hart School of Music)
 

Teaching Positions
 

Ayn Balija - University of Virginia
Kate Cinelli - Suzuki Teacher at Cincinnati College Conservatory Preparatory Division and University of Kentucky Suzuki Program
Catherine Consiglio - Wichita State University
Kirsten Docter - Oberlin College, formerly Cleveland Institute of Music
Daniel Foster - University of Maryland, Pacific Music Festival
Gina Galassi Stephens - Wappingers Central School District (NY)
Daphne Gerling - University of North Texas
Julia Gray-Lion - Arlington Public Schools (TX)
Kate Hamilton - Concordia College (formerly University of Missouri at Columbia, Illinois State University)
Beth Hankins - Lakewood High School (OH)
Yu Jin - formerly Kent State University
Katherine Lewis - Illinois State University
Elizabeth Oakes - University of Iowa
Christiana Reader - SUNY New Palz, formerly Illinois State University

Wendy Richman - NYU
Christina Spackey - Hudson, OH School System, formerly CIM Preparatory Department, Montessori High School (OH)
 

Competitions
 

Primrose Competition
Daniel Foster - First Prize, 1989
Kirsten Docter - First Prize, 1991
Elizabeth Freivogel - Third Prize, 1999
Abby Evans - Fourth Prize, 2003
Yu Jin - Fourth Prize, 2005
 

Washington International Competition
 

Daniel Foster - First Prize for Viola, 1991
Yu Jin - First Prize for Viola, 2006
 

ASTA National Solo Competition
 

Ming Pak - First Prize for Viola, 1990
Kirsten Docter - First Prize for Viola, 1992
Ellen Craig - Second Prize for Viola, 1994
Elizabeth Freivogel - Second Prize for Viola, 1998
Karina Schmitz - First Prize for Viola, 2002
Abby Evans - Second Prize for Viola, 2002
 

US Fulbright Scholars
 

Fitz Gary - Germany, 2013
Felix Ungar - Taiwan, 2011
 

 If I've left anyone out, let me know!

 

Oriane Pocard-Kierny, Chloe Thominet, Bethany Hargreaves, Lynne Ramsey, and me

Oriane Pocard-Kierny, Chloe Thominet, Bethany Hargreaves, Lynne Ramsey, and me