Shenandoah Conservatory Arts Academy


SCAA 2019-20 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 Conservatory

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 Austin

Austin, 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, Shenandoah Conservatory

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 Conservatory

Boyce, DerekBoyce, Derek (Voice)
B.M.E., Shenandoah University
M.M., Pedagogy (Vocal), 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., (in progress) George Mason 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

Curtis, Jennifer (Oboe)
B.M., Shenandoah Conservatory
M.M., West Virginia University

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

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

Handelsman, Mathilde (Piano)
Diploma in Piano, Theory & Harmony, Conservatoire de Paris, France
B.M., Piano Performance, Académie supérieure de musique de Strasbourg
M.M., Piano Performance, Académie supérieure de musique de Strasbourg
P.D.S.P, Jacobs School of Music, Indiana University Bloomington
D.M.A., Piano Performance, (in progress) Shenandoah 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

McGinley, Sean (Saxophone)
M.E., (in progress) Shenandoah Conservatory

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

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 (Dramatic Arts)
B.M., Music Education, Shenandoah University
M.M., Vocal Pedagogy, Shenandoah University
D.M.A., Vocal Performance, West Virginia University
Musikgarten Certification

Routhier, Jacob (Percussion)
B.M., (in progress) Shenandoah Conservatory

SantmeirSantmier, Karen (Early Childhood Music/Dramatic Arts)
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 & 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

Trinidad

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

Watkins, Lindsay (Dance)
B.F.A, Shenandoah Conservatory

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