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Piano Alumni

...what some of our graduates are doing and where

Mitzi Benfield  (BM, Piano Performance, ‘93 ; MM  Piano Pedagogy, ‘94) Professional Church Musician, Private Piano studio, Winterville, NC

Beth Clark (BM Music Ed/Piano Pedagogy, ‘85; MM Piano Pedagogy, ‘87) Music Faculty, Chowan College, Murfreesboro, NC

Vera Skidmore Coombs (BM, Performance., ‘00 ) Private Piano Studio, Chadburn, NC

Angela Suggs Davis (BM, Piano Pedagogy, ‘98) Professional Music Librarian, Greenville, NC

Beverly Edwards (MM Piano Performance, ‘00) Professional Church Musician, Dunn, NC

Miranda Fowler (BM, Piano Performance, ‘00; MM, Piano Performance, ’05) Private piano studio, Adjunct Instructor, Whiteville Community College, Whiteville, NC

James Gilliam (BM in Piano Performance , ‘80; MM Collaborative Piano, ‘87) Professional Church Musician, Private Piano Studio, Community College Faculty, Grifton, NC

Alisa Wetherington Gilliam (BM Piano Performance, ‘78) Professional Accompanist, including Adjunct at ECU School of Music, Grifton, NC

Leon Harrell (BM Composition, Piano Concentration, ’04) Graduate School with Assistantship, Univ. Of  Kentucky

Claudia Chalmers Hinson (BM Piano Pedagaogy, ‘91) Private Piano Studio, Raleigh, NC

Dowell Idol (BM Piano Performance/Pedagogy, ‘82) Private Piano Studio, Jacksonville, NC

Reiko Ishii (MM Piano Performance, ’00) Doctorate in Piano from Florida State, University teacher in Japan

Cesar Marimon (MM Piano Performance, ’97) Doctorate in Piano from University of South Carolina, teaches at Conservatory in Madrid, Spain

H. Jac McCracken (BM Piano Performance, ’70) Associate Professor of Piano, Coordinator of Keyboard Studies, Loyola University, New Orleans

Roger McVey (BM Piano Performance, ’92) Master’s in Piano, Indiana Univ.; Doctorate in Piano, University of Oklahoma, Asst. Professor, University of Wisconsin

Michael Montgomery (BM Theory-Composition Piano Concentration, ’96) Executive for Boy Scouts of America, Mechanicsville, VA

Manuela Rebeggianni (MM Piano Performance, ‘98) Professional Pianist, Winner of Prizes in several European competitions, Italy

Andrew Rogelberg (MM Piano Performance, ‘00) Professional Pianist & Accompanist, Somerville, MA

Kathleen Rountree (BM Music Education, ‘73 ; MM, S. Ill. Univ.; D.M. Florida State University) Associate Provost for Undergraduate Studies, UNC-Greensboro

Laura Soles (BM Piano Performance, ‘78) Professional Church Musician, Private Piano Studio, Virginia Beach, VA

George Stone (BM Piano Performance, ’77; MM Music Education, ‘80) Music Faculty, Tidewater Community College, Norfolk, VA

Catherine Styron (BM Piano Performance, ‘83)   Professional Studio Musician, Nashville, TN

Elizabeth Norvell Ulffers (BM Piano Pedagogy, ’92 ; MM Accompanying, ’94; National Board Certified in Music) Music Teacher, Pitt County Public Schools; Adjunct Instructor, ECU School of Music

Carol Wolfe-Ralph  (MM Piano Performance, ‘80) Doctorate, University of Maryland, Private Piano Studio, Bowie, MD