Frostburg State University Clarinet Studio
The Department of Music at Frostburg State University offers a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor Science degree in music. Students can pursue one of four tracks; Music Education, Music Management, Music Performance, or General Music Studies. For more information about clarinet study at FSU contact Dr. Mark Gallagher via email or at (301) 687-4381.
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Frostburg State University Clarinet Students
Ariana is a junior International Studies major and a clarinet/music minor from Aberdeen, Maryland. She is member of the FSU Wind Ensemble and Clarinet Ensemble. She is involved in several organizations on the FSU campus, including Delta Zeta and Colleges Against Cancer. Ariana hopes to study abroad in Spain this summer (2012) to perhaps in the future combine her international studies interest and music.
Jasmine is a senior, Music Studies Major from Fort Washington, Maryland. She is currently a member of Phi Eta Sigma, a National Honor Society for freshman, a collegiate member of NAfME, The National Association of Music Educators and the Treasurer of Sigma Alpha Iota, Lambda Theta chapter, an International Music Fraternity for Woman. After she graduates from FSU, Jasmine wants to continue to study music at an accredited College or University to Study Music Therapy, one day hoping to become a Music Therapist.
Sarah is a senior performance major from Sykesville, MD. She is also majoring in English literature and is completing a minor in political science. A member of the FSU Wind Ensemble and the FSU Clarinet Ensemble, Sarah is also actively involved in the English Honors Society Sigma Tau Delta. She recently won the FSU Concerto Competition in 2010, has performed several times on the Department of Music President's Concert, and plans to continue her musical studies while attending law school.
Sierra is a sophomore Music Education major from Cumberland, Maryland. She graduated from Fort Hill High school in June of 2011. In high school, she was a member of Future Educators of America, and received awards to pursue the education track in college. In addition to pursuing the clarinet, she is also interested in singing, musical theater, and writing. Her roommate is her evil dog named Bear, and she manages a blog when she has free time.
Amanda is a senior Music Performance major from Baltimore, Maryland and a graduate of the Baltimore High School for the Performing Arts. When on break Amanda works at Wendy’s and during the semester she is a member of the Department of Music stage crew. Currently she an active member in the BURG Peer Education Network, which promotes healthy choices on campus. She has a younger sister named Sarah who is a flutist.
Brad is a sophomore percussion major in the Music Education track. He plays clarinet in the university wind ensemble and clarinet ensemble. Brad is also pursuing an additional major in English with a creative writing emphasis.
Emily is a senior Music Education major from Berkeley Springs, West Virginia. She will graduate Summa Cum Laude in May 2012 with a K-12 teaching certification in the state of Maryland. Emily is active on campus in Wind Ensemble, Clarinet Ensemble and Studio, serves as president of the National Association for Music Education, secretary, music director, and fraternity education for Sigma Alpha Iota, the Order of Omega, Phi Eta Sigma, and is currently completing student teaching internship in Allegany County, Maryland.
Allison is a junior Music Education major with a vocal concentration from Hanover, MD. She graduated from the Institute of Notre Dame in 2010 as the Salutatorian of her class. Currently, Allison performs in the Voice Studio, Opera Workshop, and University Chorale at FSU. She is very excited about studying the clarinet, in addition to her vocal studies.
Charles is a freshman Biology with Pre-Medical studies major from Baltimore, Maryland. He graduated from Western School of Technology and Environmental Science. Charles is a member of FSU Marching Bobcats and was a member of Westerns Concert Band and his church band Sounds of Praise. Besides playing the clarinet Charles takes an interest in biology and wants to become a licensed pediatrician.
Heather is a junior Music major with a focus in Education. Her home town is in Winchester, Kentucky. She graduated from George Rogers Clark High School in Kentucky. She enjoys being outdoors, reading books, and, of course, music.