Our Graduates - Pepperdine University - Seaver College

Our Graduates

Music Students

 

Here is what some of our graduates are doing now:

Maxine Strane 1950

 Jerry Roberts 1969

 Martha O’Rear 1976

Lisa Livingston 1987, music

  • Soloist
  • Zurich Opera

 Danielle Haffner 1988

 Suzanne Walsh 1990

 Heidi Mueller 1992

 Karen Griet 1992

 Kristin Riley 1993

 Kathy Koh 1993

 Pamela Elliott 1993

 Gloria Chuang 1993

 Daphny Chen 1993

 Charity Chapman 1993

Thomas Wedge 1994

Claire Syroid 1994

Gretchen Reinhagen 1994

Stacy McNall 1994

Yin Jiang 1994

Eric Iverson 1994

Jonathan Hinckley 1994

Kari Dadgar 1994

Alan Beard 1994

Randall Walters 1995

Piper Pack 1995

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

 Nicole Farstad 1995

 Andrew Zietara 1996

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

 Alexander Ramirez 1996

 Jason Olsen 1996

 Joy Anne Moses 1996

 Kennith Freeman 1996

 Michael Zildjian 1997

 DaShiek Woodard 1997

Esther Shin 1997

Stephanie Sagaria 1997

Ameri Ramirez 1997

Henry Price IV, Tenor 1997

Baron Miller 1997

Sarah Karman 1997

Brian Carr 1997

Wael Binali 1997

Philip Rammon 1998

Aaron Lord 1998

Andrew Linhart 1998

Rachel Choate 1998

Bethany Stephens 1999

Jennifer Price 1999

Rebecca Nelson 1999

Mindy Eckerle 1999

Holly Church 1999

Kristen Blakely 1999

Laura (L. E.) Stokes 2000

Angela Hicks 2000

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

Shannon Pratt 2000

Benjamin Porter 2000

Learsi Martinez 2000

Diana Lowrey 2000

James Butler 2000

Matt Brown 2000

Kevin Badgett 2000

Bonnie Terhorst 2001

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

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