Music Alumni Stories


Samantha Hartsough Rolon '11: Music education

Samantha is the voice teacher at Grace College, Winona, Ind.


Jason Poff: Current Music Education major

Part-time music teacher at Granger Christian School

Leah Jordan ’18: Music Education

Leah had a paid summer internship in Spencer, Iowa. She served as the Music Intern at Deegan Children’s Theatre, the summer children’s program at Spencer Community Theatre. Within her internship, she served as the Assistant Music Director for the teen’s show, 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, where she also served as the accompanist and pit orchestra pianist. As if that wasn’t enough to keep her busy, she was also the Music Director for their kid’s show, during which she taught music to 50 kids aged 6-14. Apart from the shows, she was also a director for their day camps, which included an improvisation camp, and a musical.


Trevon James


Trevon James: Current music major

Trevon plays tuba in a drum corps called Cincinnati Tradition. From September 1-3, 2017, Cincinatti Tradition participated in Drum Corps America’s international finals in Rochester, New York. They received first place overall in Class A. The corp has a Class A status (fewer than 70 people).