Our Graduates - Pepperdine University - Seaver College

Our Graduates

Music Students

Here is what some of our graduates are doing now:

Lisa Livingston 1987, music

  • Soloist
  • Zurich Opera

Piper Pack 1995

  • UC Irvine
  • Santa Fe Opera
  • Bronx Opera
  • Opera Memphis

Jessica Rivera 1996

  • MM, University of Southern California
  • Chicago Lyric Opera
  • Los Angeles Opera
  • Los Angels Philharmonic
  • Santa Fe Opera
  • Grammy Award
  • http://www.jessicarivera.com

Angela Hicks 2000

  • University of Southern California (MM)
    California Lutheran University, Professor of Voice

Melanie Guthrie 2001

  • Harpist

 Devon Glenn 2001

  • Cal State Fullerton (MM, 2006)

 Kristina Bain 2001

 Evelyn Trester 2002

  • Peabody Conservatory (MM, 2005)

 Lauren Thompson 2002

 Brian Speck 2002

  • Baritone
  • Rice University (MM, 2005)

 Laury Royce 2002

  • Mezzo-Soprano
  •  Texas Women's University (Music Therapy, 2005)

 Lisa Rasciatore 2002

  Bryan Powell 2002

  • Trombone

 Daniel Peretto 2002

  • Baritone
  • Northwestern University (MM, 2005)
  • Chicago Lyric Opera Chorus, 2004-present
  • Milwaukee Florentine Opera
  • Grant Park Summer Concerts
  • Chicago Lyric Opera Outreach 

 Melissa Mckee 2002

 Kimberly Kirksey 2002

 Lisa Dunn 2002

 Janice Ying 2003

  • Piano
  • Violin

 Austin Trujillo 2003

  • Viola

 Jessica Tivens 2003

 Sam Parmelee 2003

 Patrick McKenna 2003

  • Percussion

Jason Martin 2003

  • Tenor
  • Music Theatre Contract Degree
  • Columbia University (MFA)

Carrie Jones 2003

Joshua Heath 2003

  • String Bass

Elena deMattos 2003

  • Soprano
  • San Francisco Conservatory (MM, 2005)

Patrick Casey 2003

  • Bass

John Brockman 2003

  • Trumpet

Jaime Ayers 2003

Heather Horton 2004

  • Mezzo-Soprano

James Edmonds 2004

  • Composition Degree

Eric Downs 2004

Holly Conlan 2004

  • Composition Degree

John Brockman 2004

Brennon Bortz 2004

Jennifer Bergeron 2004

  • Soprano
  • Pepperdine Valedictorian
  • Baylor School of Medicine (M.d., 2010)
  • Residency in Layrngology at UCLA

Layne Baker 2004

  • Soprano

 Adelaide Leung 2005

  • UNLV (MM, 2006)
  • University of Oklahoma (DMA, in progress)

Brandon Jones 2005

  • Classical Guitar
  • University of Southern California (MM, 2007)
  • Capitol Records Recording Artist

Trey Davis 2005

  • Tenor
  • Westminster Choir College (MM, 2011)

Abe Curammeng 2005

 

Annie Cross 2005

  • Music Education Degree

Roksana Zeinapur 2006

Christin Wismann 2006

  • Juilliard School (MM, 2009)

Kelsie Villahermosa 2006

  • Soprano

Akil Thompson 2006

  • Violin
  • Music Theatre Contract Degree

 

 Kimberly Smith 2006

  • Mezzo-Soprano

 Jonathan Roth 2006

 Lauren Robinson 2006

  • Mezzo-Soprano
  • Music Theatre Contract Degree

 Ieva Mickute 2006

  • Flute

 Cosima Luther 2006

 Maggie Lane 2006

Tyler Kleban 2006

  • Classical Guitar
  • Music Business Contract Degree

Laura Cook 2006

  • Mezzo-Soprano
  • Music Theatre Contract Degree

Katie Clayton 2006

  • Soprano
  • Music Education Degree

 

Kelly Burr 2006

  • Clarinet

Melissa Berg 2006

  • Piano
  • Music Education Degree

Alex Taite 2007

  • Tenor
  • San Francisco Opera

Betsy Spina 2007

  • Mezzo- Soprano
  • Music Theatre Contract Degree

Amanda Sanchez 2007

  • Piano
  • Music Education Degree

Amber Mercomes 2007

  • Soprano
  • Liberal Arts Degree with an emphasis in Music
  • Los Angeles Opera
  • San Francisco Opera

Holland Kerker 2007

  • Soprano
  • Purchase College New York (MM, 2009)

Tyler Haygood 2007

  • Tenor
  • Music Theatre Contract Degree

 Alison Campagna 2007

 Tim Campbell 2007

  • Baritone
  • University of Southern California (MM, 2009)
  • Wolftrap Young Artists
  • Aspen Music Festival

 Michael Brown 2007

  • Percussion

 Ryan Bortz 2007

Davia Bandy 2007

 Pauline Yi 2008

  • Violin

 Jillian Stout 2008

  • Soprano
  • Lamont School of Music (MM)

 

 Su-Jin Song 2008

  • Piano

 Lauren Ruhl 2008

  • Mezzo-Soprano

 Kory Reid 2008

  • Tenor
  • Music Education Degree
  • University of Southern California, (MM, Choral Conducting)

 Damjan Rakonjac 2008

 Jamie McGrath 2008

  • Mezzo-Soprano
  • Music Education Degree
  • Pepperdine Graduate School in Education

 Melissa Leonelli 2008

  • Piano

Stephanie Kupfer 2008

  • Soprano
  • San Francisco Conservatory

Heather Houbein 2008

  • Soprano
  • Music Education Degree

Amanda Gregory 2008

  • Soprano
  • Manhattan School of Music

Rebecca Dixon 2008

Joey DeSota 2008

  • Tenor
  • University of Missouri Kansas City's Conservatory of Music (MM, 2011)

Keith Colclough 2008

  • Baritone
  • Fulbright Scholar, Germany (2008-2009)
  • UC Santa Barbara

Anne Cho 2008

  • Piano

Sarah Chambers 2008

  • Flute

Tiffany Williams 2009

  • Mezzo-Soprano

 

Jessica Tisdale 2009

  • Soprano
  • Music Theatre Contract Degree
  • Arizona State University (2011)

Lydia Supplee 2009

  • Piano
  • Columbia’s Graduate School of Social Work

 

Kyle Rotolo 2009

Grace Rhee 2009

  • Piano
  • Music Education Degree

Travis Nunn 2009

  • Baritone

Whitney Norton 2009

  • Soprano

Jesse Nordstrom 2009

  • Tenor

Dennis Lawrence 2009

  • Tenor
  • Music Theatre Contract Degree

Kari Kraakevik 2009

  • Composition Degree
  • University of Colorado at Boulder

Esther Kang 2009

  • Violin

Jordan Jarvis 2009

  • Baritone
  • Music Theatre Contract Degree

Megan Huston 2009

  • Soprano

Sierra High 2009

  • Soprano
  • Music Education Degree

Ryan Crane 2009

  • Tenor

Valerie Charles 2009

  • Mezzo-Soprano

Elizabeth Yang 2010

  • Piano

Catharine Yager 2010

  • Contralto
  • Music Education Degree

Philip Williams 2010

  • Baritone

Kaley Soderquist 2010

  • Soprano
  • Mannes School of Music

Anna Richardson 2010

  • Soprano

Kori Ow 2010

  • Viola

Mark Mustol 2010

  • Baritone
  • Music Education Degree

Ryan MacGregor 2010

  • Tenor

Stephen Lambert 2010

  • Classical Guitar

Irene Kim 2010

  • Flute

Arian Galavis 2010

  • Piano
  • Boston University School of Law

Mark Covey 2010

  • Baritone
  • USC Santa Barbara

Steven Cornett 2010

  • Baritone

 

Anastasios Comanescu 2010

  • Classical Guitar
  • University of Southern California
  • Adjunct Professor of Guitar

Stacy Stivers 2011

  • Piano
  • Music Education Degree
  • Fine Arts Division Administrative Assistant II

Marina Cary 2011

  • Soprano
  • Music Education Degree