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Percussion Alumni

Dear DePauw Percussion graduates, We’d love to hear from you! Please contact me at: albarber@depauw.edu with news of your current activities

 

Peter Meyer

  • Class of 2012
  • BM - percussion performance
  • Currently: graduate teaching assistant in the MM program at University of Wisconsin

Bridget Parker

  • Class of 2011
  • BME
  • Currently: Director of Bands for Triton Central Schools in Shelby County, Indiana

Rebekah Woolverton

  • Class of 2011
  • BM - percussion performance

Michael Lindsey

  • Class of 2008
  • BM - percussion performance, classics
  • 2008-2011– KM Music Conservatory in Chennai, India – taught western percussion and music theory/appreciation
  • Currently: MM program in musicology/ethnomusicology at University of California Santa Cruz

Matthew Rosensteele 

  • Class of 2007
  • BM-percussion performance, Spanish
  • Served in the Peace Corps in Costa Rica
  • Currently: Executive Director of Restoring Our Watershed, a US non-profit in Costa Rica

Alex Helm 

  • Class of 2007
  • BM – percussion performance
  • MM in percussion performance - Belmont University

Aleksas Gylys

  • Class of 2006
  • BMA – music/business
  • MM in Music Technology - Steinhardt School, New York University
  • Co-founder, Audio/Video Engineer – The Pancake Factory, Brooklyn, NY
  • Free-lance drummer and percussionist in New York
  • Currently: Residential Computing Coordinator, New York University

Jason Sloan

  • Class of 2004
  • BME

Alissa Handy Van Deman

  • Class of 2001
  • BMA

Laurie Ono

  • Class of 1999
  • BA – music/business
  • 1999-2022 – Makuhari Philharmonic Orchestra, Japan
  • 2005-2009 – Clark College/Community Orchestra, Vancouver, WA; Oregon Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra, Lake Oswego, OR
  • Currently: RN at St. Joseph Medical Center in Bellingham, WA

Brian Hersh

  • Class of 1999
  • BA – music
  • Arts Administration work with the American Music Center, New York, Lincoln Center, and Sarasota, FL Arts Council
  • Currently: Education and Outreach Director, Asolo Repertory Theatre, Sarasota, FL

Dan Fitzgerald

  • Class of 1996
  • music/economics
  • Currently: Attorney, Naperville, IL

Neal McCutcheon

  • Class of 1995
  • BME
  • Currently: Principal, Wainwright High School, Lafayette, IN

Andrew Kay

  • Class of 1994
  • BA – music/business

Heather Hitchens

  • Class of 1991
  • BA – music/business
  • MS – Arts Administration, Drexel Univesity
  • Past position – Executive Director, New York State Council on the Arts; CEO, Delaware Symphony; CEO, Meet the Composer
  • Currently: Executive Director, American Theatre Wing, New York

Don Parker

  • Class of 1985
  • BM – performance/music business
  • MM, DMA – University of Texas, Austin
  • Currently: Associate Professor of Music, Fayettesville State University, North Carolina
  • Member of trumpet/percussion due Double Take
  • Active percussion and jazz performer and clinician