Recent Graduates

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Kansas Wesleyan's Music program boasts an impressively high percentage of graduates who are hired right after graduation or who are admitted to well-recognized graduate programs. Music students at Kansas Wesleyan receive a well-rounded education and upon entering the job market, are noted for their high level of preparedness and success. 

Check out what our most recent graduates are doing!

Class of 2014

Melanie Mann - Melanie graduated with highest honors (4.00 GPA). She will begin her clinical practice in the Maize School District.

Shelby Westfahl - After completing her clinical practice in fall '13, Shelby was offered 2 different positions in January 2014.  She is currently the music teacher in the Tipton School District, Tipton, KS.

Class of 2013

Rachel Augustine -  Rachel just completed her first year teaching at Cornardo Elementary School in Salina, KS as a general music teacher.

Sara Goetz - Sara finished her first year of teaching music at Hill City, KS. 

Kathleen House - Kathy is the Orchestra teacher at Horace Mann Middle School in the Wichita School District

Brittany Jeffrey - Brittany is a graduate student at Wichita State University, pursing a Master of Music in Vocal performance.

Class of 2012

Aine Hakamatsuka - Aine completed a Master of Music in vocal performance from the Manhattan School of Music. She is currently a freelance musician in NYC.

Katherine Falk - Katie completed a Master of Music in theory/composition from Wichita State with honors.  She will be attending UCLA Film School in Fall 2014

Miranda White - Miranda is a freelance musician/cello teacher in Nebraska.

Kayla Drinckle - Kayla taught music in Lincoln, Kansas for two years.

Jacob Andre - Jacob taught music in Centre, KS for two years. He begins teaching at Chapman School District in Fall 2014.

Class of 2011

Carolyn Stromeyer - Carolyn is a K-4 Music specialist at Dodge City School District.

Joshua Tackett - Joshua completed a Master of Music in Vocal Performance from Kansas State University in the Summer 2014

Matt Schwan - Matt is the general music teacher at Oakdale elementary school, Salina, KS

Class of 2010

Jenna Eshleman (Penquite) - Jenna completed a Masters Degree in vocal performance and is a vocal music teacher at Belle Plain School District, KS

Barbara Draft - Barbara is the elementary music teacher at Blessed Sacrament Catholic School, Denver, CO

Steve Summerville - Steve is the music teacher at Blessed Sacrament Catholic School, Denver, CO

Eric Peterson - After completing double majors in Music and Arts, Eric is now a freelance artist in Salina, KS