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
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 FSU in the Masters in Teaching Program.
Sierra Green is a senior music education major at Frostburg State University. She hopes to one day teach elementary general music, as well as start her own private clarinet studio. She is a member of the international professional women's music fraternity, Sigma Alpha Iota. Offices she has held include treasurer, webmaster, service chair, and vice president of membership. She is the department band assistant for the Spring '15 and Fall '15 semesters, and the vice president of the FSU collegiate chapter of NAfME. She is the woodwind section leader of the Marching Bobcats, and principal clarinetist for the Wind Ensemble. Outside of her passion for music, she uses any free time she manages to find to write, or spend time with her two dogs, Bear and Verity. Sierra plans to graduate in Spring of '16.
Mallory is a junior Music Education major at Frostburg State University. She graduated from Allegany High School in Cumberland, Maryland in 2012. She is passionate about dance and is working on completing a minor in dance. She currently dances under instruction of Tammy Layton and is in the dance crew “Chorevo” instructed by Danny Durr. Mallory is a member of wind ensemble, clarinet ensemble, and guitar ensemble, and university chorale. She was in her first musical, Anything Goes, this past summer and has now discovered a new passion for theater. After she graduates from college, Mallory plans to travel Europe before getting a job as a high school band director and having twin boys.
Sydney is a sophomore Music Education major at FSU and plans to study Music Therapy in the future. In addition to being a clarinet major she also enjoys playing the piano and guitar. During high school she was involved in marching band, concert band, chorus, jazz choir, and chamber choir. She was also soloist and section leader for the majority of the time in each of these. When she is not practicing music or studying for music classes, she enjoys painting and photography. She hopes to continue her education into graduate school after completing her studies at Frostburg and someday become a music therapist.
Charles is a junior 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 senior 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.
Emily is a freshman Music Education major from Bel Air, Maryland in Harford County. Currently, she is a member of the FSU Marching Bobcats, Wind Ensemble, and Clarinet Ensemble. In high school, she was President of Tri-M Music Honor Society and Senior Class Secretary. In April 2014, she received her Girl Scout Gold Award, which helped provide instruments and instrument care packages to those financially unable to play a musical instrument. Aside from playing the clarinet, Emily loves to read, embroider, and bother her 14-year-old dog, Biscuit.