School of Music Alumni

Aly Gabriel
Class of
2021
Career Field Commercial Music & Vocal Performance

Vocal performance major gaining recognition outside campus

Leon Lewis-Nicol
Class of
2020
Career Field Commercial Music

Millikin School of Music impacts international student's musical skills

Leah Wier
Class of
2020
Career Field Music Education

Opportunities lead to great success for piano performance major

Lauren Ingebrigtsen
Class of
2019
Career Field Vocal Performance

Vocal performance major lands opportunity of a lifetime in Italy

lexi leggs
Class of
2018
Career Field Music Education

Opportunities guide future Millikin graduate on career path

Class of
2017
Career Field Choral Teacher, Dundee-Crown High School

Christina Cummins '17 Graduate

Major: Vocal Music Education

1. What did you like most about the Education Program at Millikin University?
I appreciated all the work and effort the education staff put into seeing me succeed in my endeavors.

2. What was your favorite moment in an internship experience?
My favorite moment was working with children during my Millikin Children's Choir internship.

3. What was your favorite education course and why was it special to you?
I loved Elementary Methods with Melissa Miller for music education.

Class of
2017
Career Field

Michael Lambton '17 Graduate

Major: Music Education, Vocal

1. What did you like most about the Education Program?

I enjoyed the Performance Learning opportunities within my major. I was able to receive field experience within my major by teaching a class within the Decatur Public Schools.

2. What was your favorite moment in an internship experience?

Han-Yuan Wang '07
Class of
2007
Career Field Music Performance: Instrumental and Piano Emphasis

 

Since her piano debut with the Alton Symphony Orchestra, Han-Yuan has performed with the Millikin-Decatur Symphony Orchestra, Sangamon Valley Youth Orchestra, String Arts Ensemble, and Alton Symphony Orchestra. Han-Yuan has also attended many music festivals including her most recent trip to the European American Music Alliance program in Paris, France at the Ecole Normale de Musique, where she studied with Dr. Philip Lasser (Juilliard School) and Dr. Benjamin Boyle.

Class of
2006
Career Field Music Business, Management Minor

 

Nate is an Agent Trainee at The William Morris Agency (WMA) in Nashville, TN. WMA is one of the largest talent and literary agencies in the world dealing with all aspects of the entertainment industry including music, film, television, theatre, literature, and consulting. Nate currently assists a Senior Agent in booking concerts for clients in venues across the Northeast United States.

Jessica Rzeszutko '06
Class of
2006
Career Field Music Education: Vocal Emphasis

 

Following graduation, Jessica assumed a long-term substitute position for the spring of 2006 at Waukegan High School in Illinois. In the fall of 2006, she began teaching full time at Friendship Jr. High School in Des Plaines, IL. At Friendship Jr. High School she teaches general music and drama in addition to directing the school’s three curricular choirs, and their new extra-curricular ensemble, The Firebird Singers, which has received First Place or Division I ratings at all of their competitions.

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