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Ohio University Clarinet Studio 2017-2018

Name Year Major Hometown
Valerie BredaMaster's StudentMusic PerformanceUniontown, OH
Jordan CarinelliMaster's StudentPerformance/PedagogyBluefield, WV
Kiveran DavidsonJuniorMusic TherapyHindsdale, IL
Gavin DorseySophomoreMusic TherapyBerea, OH
Jonathan FuchsJuniorMusic TherapySilver Spring, MD
Christopher GillSophomoreMusic EducationGranville, OH
Wyatt HarringtonSophomoreMusic EducationMcArthur, OH
Jesse JimenezJuniorMusic EducationBeavercreek, OH
Megan KellySeniorMusic EducationCleveland, OH
Alexander McKennaSophomoreMusic EducationBellevue, OH
David MehlhopeSeniorMusic EducationLebanon, OH
Yoon-joo MohSeniorBachelor of Arts in MusicDublin, OH
Natalie NelsonFreshmanUndecidedColumbus, OH
Samantha RozinskiSeniorMusic TherapyLaPorte, IN
Mallory ScaifeSeniorMusic EducationWooster, OH
Deanna ShepherdSophomoreMusic TherapyWest Portsmouths, OH
Alison SmithSeniorMusic Education & Global Studies AsiaAthens, OH
Claire StollSophomoreMusic EducationGranville, OH
Kayla StubblefieldFreshmanMusic TherapyCharleston, WV
Lena WilliamsJuniorMusic EducationIronton, OR

Accomplishments of Current and Former Students

Professional Orchestral Experience

Huntington Symphony Orchestra --- Huntington, WV: Substitute clarinet/Bass clarinet
Ohio Valley Summer Theater Orchestra --- Athens, OH: Clarinet
Ohio Valley Symphony, Substitute Second and Bass clarinet--Gallipolis, OH
Portsmouth Symphony, Principal clarinet--Portsmouth, OH
Shanghai Radio Symphony --- Shanghai, People's Republic of China: Principal clarinet
South Central Regional Orchestra

Professional Teaching Experience

Assistant Band Director, Jackson High School, Jackson, OH

Summer Festivals, Workshops, & Camps Attended

Baldwin Wallace Summer Music Clinic --- Berea, OH
Belgian Clarinet Academy, Ostend, Belgium
Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp --- Twin Lake, MI: Concert Orchestra, Principal clarinet; Chamber ensembles; Festival Band; International Symphony Band (European Tour), Principal clarinet; Staff Band; Symphony Orchestra, Principal clarinet; International Program counselor; International Program representative; Staff counselor
Domaine Forget --- Quebec, CANADA: Master class and chamber music participant
Interlochen Arts Camp --- Interlochen, MI: Staff counselor
Klezcamp --- Catskills, NY: Klezmer student
Oxford University --- Oxford, UK: English literature seminar

Competitions, Honors, & Awards

Mathematical Contest in Modeling: Honorable Mention
MTNA National Solo Competition, laureate, Northwest Division Senior and Young Artist Division
National Collegiate Wind Ensemble, Carnegie Hall, NY
Ohio University School of Music Outstanding Graduate Student in Performance
Ohio University Student Soloist Competition: Finalists
Ohio University Student Soloist Competition: Honorable Mention
Ohio University Student Soloist Competition: Winners
Pi Kappa Lambda National Honor Society
Pi Kappa Lambda National Honor Society: Achievement Award for freshman with highest GPA
Second Prize, International Clarinet Association's 2003 Orchestral Excerpts Competition, Salt Lake City, UT
Shanghai Conservatory Chamber Music Competition --- Shanghai, People's Republic of China: Second Prize
Sigma Alpha Iota Achievement Award
University of Oklahoma Clarinet Symposium: Second Prize
West Virginia Youth Symphony Concerto Competition Winner
Winner, Young People's Competition for Open Soloist with Marshall University Symphony Orchestra

High School Honor Bands, Orchestras & Workshops

Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp International Symphony Band (European Tour)
Baldwin Wallace University Youth Honors Wind Ensemble
Berea-Midpark Symphonic Winds
Bowling Green State University Honor Band
California Clarinet Clinic --- Los Angeles
Cincinnati Youth Wind Ensemble
Clarinet Experience ---Ellensberg, WA
Cleveland Music School Settlement --- Cleveland, OH
Cleveland Youth Wind Symphony --- Cleveland, OH
Canton Youth Symphony --- Canton, OH
Dayton Philharmonic Youth Orchestra --- Dayton, OH
Mansfield Symphony Youth Orchestra
Columbus Youth Symphonic Band
IMEA Honor Band
Indiana State University Honor Band
Kent Honors Wind Ensemble
Kent State University Honor Band
Kentucky All-State Honor Band
Lubbock Youth Symphony Orchestra, TX
Marywood University Concerto Competition Winner, oboe
Muskinghum University Wind and Percussion Ensemble
Ohio All-State Honor Band
Ohio All-State Honor Orchestra
District Honor Band
Ohio State University Honor Band
Ohio University Honor Band
Ohio University Honors Clarinet Choir
Ohio Valley Youth Orchestra
Oklahoma City University Concerto Competition Winner, saxophone
Oregon Wind Ensemble
Otterbein University Honor Band
Capital University Honor Band
University of Akron Honor Band
Sound of America Honor Band (European Tour)
Tennessee All-State Honor Band
Toledo Youth Orchestra --- Toledo, OH
Toledo Youth Symphonic Band --- Toledo, OH
University of Akron Honor Band
West Virginia All-State Honor Band and Orchestra
West Virginia Youth Symphony

Professional Offices & Memberships

International Clarinet Association
Kappa Kappa Psi
Music Therapy Club: treasurer
MENC Virginia: State Officer 2005-2006
Sigma Alpha Iota: president, rush chair, treasurer, webmaster, bylaws committee, exec board, fund raising committee

Fellowships, Scholarships, & Awards

National Merit Finalist
National Merit Scholar
Ohio University Anthony Trisolini Fellowship (1 of 5 university-wide graduate fellowships)
Ohio University David Lewis Memorial Scholarship
Ohio University Dean's List
Ohio University Dohnanyi Talent Scholarship
Ohio University Fine Arts Scholarship
Ohio University Presidential Scholarship
Ohio University Valedictorian Scholarship
John Phillip Sousa Award
Farson Talent Scholarship
Presser Award for outstanding member of her junior class
Yeager Scholarship for study in Oxford, UK
Graduate Assistantships: Florida State University, Marshall University, Ohio University, Oklahoma State University, Southern Methodist University, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Other Schools Attended

Universities & Conservatories

Bowling Green State University --- Bowling Green, OH
Capital University -- Columbus, OH
Hope College -- Holland, MI
Indiana University of Pennsylvania -- Indiana, PA
James Madison University -- Harrisonburg, VA
Luther College --- Luther, IA
Marshall University --- Huntington, WV
Marywood University --- Scranton, PA
Morehead State University --- Morehead, KY
Oklahoma City University --- Oklahoma City, OK
Oklahoma State University --- Stillwater, OK
Shanghai Conservatory --- Shanghai, People's Republic of China
Southern Methodist University --- Dallas, TX
State University of New York--Potsdam
Taiwan National Conservatory --- Taichung, Taiwan
Tiffin University --- Tiffin, OH
University of Akron --- Akron, OH
University of Mississippi --- MI
University of Nebraska --- Lincoln, NE
University of North Texas --- Denton, TX
University of Oregon --- Eugene, OR
University of Southern Maine --- ME
University of Toledo --- Toledo, OH

High Schools

Amelia High School --- Amelia, OH
Athens High School --- Athens, OH
Bellevue High School --- Bellevue, OH
Berea-Midpark High School --- Berea, OH
Carrollton High School --- Carrollton, OH
Centerville High School --- Centerville, OH
Dublin Jerome High School -- Dublin, OH
Eastwood High School --- Perrysburg, OH
Fairfield Union High School -- Rushville, OH
Federal Hocking High School --- Federal Hocking, OH
Felicity-Franklin High School --- Felicity, OH
Gallia High School --- Gallipolis, OH
Glen Oak High School --- Glen Oak, OH
Goddard High School --- Goddard, KS
Granville High School --- Granville, OH
Harrison High School --- Harrison, OH
Hillsdale High School --- Jeromesville, OH
Howland High School --- Warren, OH
Hudson High School --- Hudson, OH
Huntington High School -- Chillicothe, OH
Ironton High School -- Ironton, OH
Jackson High School --- Jackson, OH
Jackson High School --- North Canton, OH
John Glenn High School --- New Concord, OH
Johnstown Monroe High School --- Johnstown, OH
Lakota West High School --- West Chester, OH
Lancaster High School --- Lancaster, OH
Laurence County High School --- Louisa, KY
Lebanon High School --- Lebanon, OH
Little Miami High School --- Little Miami, OH
Louisville High School --- Louisville, OH
Lubbock High School -- Lubbock, TX
Maplewood High School --- Cortland, OH
Massilon Washington High School --- Massilon, OH
Mieczystow Karttowicz Music High School -- Krakow, Poland
Minster High School --- Minster, OH
Nelsonville-York High School --- Nelsonville, OH
New Prairie High School -- New Carlisle, IN
Oak Hills High School --- Cincinnati, OH
Olmsted Falls High School --- Olmstead Falls, OH
Parkersburg High School --- Parkersburg, WV
Portsmouth High School --- Portsmouth, OH
Portsmouth West High School --- West Portsmouth, OH
Reynoldsburg High School --- Reynoldsburg, OH
School of Creative and Performing Arts --- Cincinnati, OH
Shaker Heights High School --- Shaker Heights, OH
Springboro High School --- Springboro, OH
Theodore Roosevelt High School --- Kent, OH
Toledo School for the Arts --- Toledo, OH
Tri-Village High School --- New Madison, OH
Trotwood Madison High School -- Trotwood, OH
Vinton County High School -- McArthur, OH
Warwick High School -- Lititz, PA
Waverly High School -- Waverly, OH
Westerville North High School -- Westerville, OH
West Geauga High School -- Chesterland, OH
West Scraton High School -- Scranton, PA
Winfield High School -- Winfield, WV
Winston Churchill High School -- Eugene, OH
Worthington-Kilbourne High School --- Worthington, OH

Outside Interests

Horseback Riding
Life Guarding
Mountain Biking
Musical Theater
Recording Music
Ultimate Frisbee
Water Aerobics
Web Page Design

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