Shenandoah Conservatory Arts Academy

SCAA 2018-19 Faculty

SCAA Faculty

Maria Anderson

Anderson, Maria Nicely (Piano)
B.A., Church Music, Moody Bible Institute
Study in Piano Pedagogy, Shenandoah University




Ankerbrand, Heather (Organ)
B.M. Piano, Grove City College
M.M. Church Music; concentration in organ, Shenandoah University
D.M.A. Organ Performance, Shenandoah University

amy-asburyAsbury, Amy (Voice)
B.A., Music (Voice), University of North Carolina at Greensboro
M.S., Arts Administration, Shenandoah University
M.M., Voice Pedagogy, Shenandoah University
D.M.A., Voice Pedagogy (in progress), Shenandoah University



david-asburyAsbury, David (Piano)
B.M., Piano Performance, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
M.M., Piano Accompanying, University of North Carolina at Greensboro




Patty AustinAustin, Patty Moffett (Choral)
B.M.E., Piano, West Virginia Wesleyan College
M.M.E., Choral Conducting, Indiana University




Baber, YongsookBaber, Yongsook (Piano)
B.M.Ed., Seoul Korea
M.M., Collaborative Piano, Shenandoah University
Registered teacher of the Suzuki Association of the America (SAA)
D.M.A., Collaborative Piano (in progress), Shenandoah University



Balcom, Deborah (Voice & Piano)
B.S., Opera Performance, Nazareth College of Rochester
M.M., Opera Performance, Northwestern University




Bell, KathleenBell, Kathleen (Voice)
B.M.,Vocal Performance, University of Miami
M.M., Vocal Performance, Florida International University
D.M.A. Voice Pedagogy (in progress), Shenandoah University




Boyce, DerekBoyce, Derek (Voice)
B.M.E., Shenandoah University
M.M., Pedagogy (Vocal), Shenandoah University




Elizabeth CaludaCaluda, Elizabeth (Piano)
B.M., Aquinas College
M.M., Northwestern University
D.M.A., Catholic University of America



Carmichael-Kerry, Susan (Flute)
B.S., Biology (marine), Millersville University
B.A., Music, Seton Hill University
M.M., Flute Performance, Shenandoah University
D.M.A., Flute Performance, Shenandoah University



Melissa ChavezChavez, Melissa (Voice)
B.A., Music (Voice), Pennsylvania State University
M.M., Voice Performance and Pedagogy, Pennsylvania State University
D.M.A., Shenandoah University



Hsin-Yi ChenChen, Hsin-Yi (Piano)
B.M., M.M., Piano Performance, Shenandoah University
M.M., Piano Accompanying, Shenandoah University
M.M., Piano Performance, Shenandoah University
D.M.A., Collaborative Piano, University of Maryland College Park
Registered teacher of the Suzuki Association of the America (SAA)



Christensen, Curt (Trumpet, Beginning-Advanced), (Trombone, Baritone, Tuba, Beginning-Intermediate)
B.M., The Juilliard School
M.M., The Juilliard School
Associate of Applied Science-Music, Air University, Community College of the Air Force
D.M.A., George Mason University (in progress)


Marilla ClayClay, Marilla (Harp)
B.M. (in progress), Shenandoah University




Cole, John H (Percussion)
B.M.E., Fredonia State University
M.M., Percussion Performance (in progress), Shenandoah University




Karen ColleyColley, Karen (Piano)
B.M., Shenandoah Conservatory
M.M., West Virginia University




Alyssa CrumpCrump, Alyssa (Dance)
B.F.A., Dance & Choreography, Virginia Commonwealth University
Architectonics of Dance, Study Abroad Program, Accademia dell’Arte




De Azagra, CharlesDe Azagra, Charles (Fencing)
Fencing Professor





Kate DebordDeBord-Peter, Kathryn (Pilates)
B.A., Dance, Shenandoah University
Certificate in Pilates Mat Teacher Training, Shenandoah University
Certificate in Pilates Apparatus Teacher Training, Quantum Pilates




Lee Ann DransfieldDransfield, Lee Ann (Piano)
B.M., Music Therapy, Ohio University
M.M., Piano Performance and Pedagogy, University of Oregon




Keith FilppuFilppu, Keith (Guitar)
B.M., Guitar Performance, James Madison University
M.M., Guitar Performance, Shenandoah University




Hamme, Nora (Viola/Violin)
B.M., Viola Performance, North Carolina School of the Arts
M.M., Viola Performance, North Carolina School of the Arts
D.M.A.,Viola Performance, Shenandoah University
Advanced Studies in Viola Performance, Wayne State University, Advanced Studies in Viola Performance, Boston Conservatory


Abigail JohnsonJohnson, Abigail (Dance)
B.S., Kinesiological Sciences, Citation in Dance, University of Maryland
Montessori Certification in Elementary
M.A. in teaching (in progress)



Byron JonesJones, Byron (Voice)
A.B., French, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
M.A., French, University of Massachusetts at Amherst
M.M., Voice/Opera, University of Maryland at College Park
D.M.A., Vocal Performance, Shenandoah University


Karen KeatingKeating, Karen (Voice and Conducting)
B.M., James Madison University
M.M., Hochschule Für Musik and Darstellende Kunst “Mozarteum”
D.M.A., Shenandoah University



Larson, RobertLarson, Robert (Piano)
Harrison Chair in Piano
B.A., Eastern Washington University
M.A., University of Oregon
D.M.A., Shenandoah University



Minuto, Caitlyn (Dance)
B.F.A., Dance (in progress), Shenandoah University


Nelson, Catherine (Orchestra)
B.M.E., Baldwin-Wallace Conservatory of Music
M.M.E., Cincinnati Conservatory of Music


Akiko NeuferNeufer, Akiko (Piano)
B.M., Performance, Shenandoah University
B.M., Pedagogy, Shenandoah University
Registered teacher of the Suzuki Association of the America (SAA)




ONeill, GolderO’Neill, Golder (Audio Recording, Electric Bass)
B.A., Berklee College of Music
M.M.E., Shenandoah University




Ostrowski, Whitney (Dance)
B.F.A., Musical Theatre, Shenandoah University





Parkinson, Stephanie (Dance)
B.F.A., Dance, Shenandoah University





Ruth Raymond Raymond, Ruth (Violin)
B.A., Principia College
Suzuki training, Greater Washington Suzuki Insitute and East Carolina Suzuki Institute




Robare_2Robare, Mary (Dance)
B.A., West Virginia University Regents





John RomanoRomano, John (Clarinet)
B.M., Performance, Shenandoah Conservatory
The United States Air Force Band, Washington DC
United States Air Force Band of the Golden West, Travis AFB, CA



Romine, RyanRomine, Ryan (Bassoon)
B.M., The Ohio State University
M.M., Michigan University
D.M.A., Michigan University



christina-romichRomich, Christina (Early Childhood Music)
B.M., Music Education, Shenandoah University
M.M., Vocal Pedagogy, Shenandoah University
D.M.A., Vocal Performance, West Virginia University
Musikgarten Certification



SantmeirSantmier, Karen (Early Childhood Music)
B.M., Music Education, Shenandoah University




Sargent, LaVerne (Baroque Flute)
B.M., Lawrence University
M.S., University of Illinois
M.M., Shenandoah University

Saucedo Estrada, Alan (Cello)
B.M., Cello Performance, ESMD (Monterrey, Mexico)
M.M., Cello Performance, Shenandoah University
D.M.A., Cello Performance, Shenandoah University
Advance Performance Studies, Conservatorio de Musica “Victoria dels Angels” (Barcelona, Spain)

Saucedo, Cynthia (Violin)
B.M., Violin Performance, ESMD (Monterrey, Mexico)
M.M., Violin Pedagogy, Shenandoah University
M.M., Violin Performance, Shenandoah University
Artist Diploma in String Quartet Studies, Shenandoah University
Suzuki Training, Suzuki Institutes of Washington D.C.

Schlosser, Karen (Piano)
B.M., Piano Performance, Concordia College
M.M., Piano Performance, Western Michigan University

Robyn SchrothSchroth, Robyn (Dance) 
B.A., University of Mary Washington
M.A., George Washington University




Sandra SnodgrassSnodgrass, Sandra (Voice & Piano)

B.A., Music Education, Voice & Piano, Eastern Mennonite College





Stuckey, BridgettStuckey, Bridgett (Harp)
B.S., Music Performance/Music Education, Ball State University Baldwin Wallace College
Cleveland Institute of Music





Trinidad, Christina (Voice and Piano)
B.A.,Vocal Performance, Lakehead University (Canada)
M.M., Vocal Literature and Performance, The University of Western Ontario
D.M.A. Voice Pedagogy, Shenandoah University



Ewa Tryczynska

Tryczynska, Ewa (Suzuki Violin)
B.M., State Music College, Kracow
M.A., Literature, Jaggiellonian University
Suzuki Training, Suzuki Institutes of Washington, D.C., Ontario, Canada, Siofok, Hungary, Greater Washington Suzuki Institute, Kingston Suzuki Institute, Queen’s University, Canada.


Vivanco, Claudia (Guitar)
B.M., Guitar Pedagogy, Shenandoah University


Wagner, JanWagner, Jan (Conducting)
Diploma and Korrepetitions Praxis, Academy of Music Horchschule (Austria)





Walker, KarenWalker, Karen (Piano)
B.M., Eastern Washington University
M.M., Northwestern University
D.M.A., Catholic University of America



Wofford, Sarah (Voice)
B.M.,Vocal Performance, Middle Tennessee State University
M.M., Vocal Performance, Shenandoah University
D.M.A. Voice Performance, (in progress) Shenandoah University


Elaine WrightWright, Elaine (Piano)
B.M., Wayne State University
M.S.W., Social Work Marywood University
M.M., Piano Pedagogy, Shenandoah University