Arts & Humanities



Student Success

Current Students
Two music majors have made the first-ever IMEA (Indiana Music Educators Association) Masterworks Ensemble:
  • Grant Ebert '17, music education major, baritone voice
  • Michael Rueff '16, general music major, bass-baritone voice
Four students have been selected for the CBDNA (College Band Directors National Association) NSCIB (National Small College Intercollegiate Band) at the CBDNA National Conference held at Vanderbilt University in Nashville. This opportunity only happens once every three years. Our participants were under the baton of Ray Cramer, professor emeritus from Indiana University, and one of the finest conductors in our profession.
  • Katie Huddleston '15, music education major, string bass
  • David Dicken '15, music education major, tuba
  • Kevin Friermood '17 (alternate), sophomore general music major, euphonium
  • Amber Tharp '16 (alternate), junior general music/bio-chem major, alto saxophone
  • Erika Reffitt '15, vocal performance major, performed at the Auer Auditorium at IPFW with the Fort Wayne Area Community Band.
  • Jeremiah Sanders '14 is a graduate student in vocal performance at Butler University.
  • Kelly Iler '14 is a graduate student in vocal performance at University of Northern Colorado. She is currently embarking on an opera internship in Italy.
  • Oscar Erwin '14 is pursuing his masters degree in music theory at the University of Southern Mississippi and is also organizer of both the Rural America New Music Festival and the USM New Music Festival.
  • Stephanie Green '11 Rapatta is a choral music educator for Elkhart, Ind., Community Schools.
  • Tyler Secor '10 is pursuing his Ph.D in music theory at Ball State University
  • David Moan '09 is a professional opera singer and performs with the Michigan Opera Theatre in Detroit, Mich.