Alumni: Where are they now? (Selected)


Jarrad Bittner ('11)*

Earned MBA at Arizona State University

Executive Director of Building For Kids Children's Museum in Appleton, WI


Bethany Wiese ('08)*

Earned MBA at Yale University

Earned DMA at Northwestern University

Principal tubist, National Repertoire Orchestra (2012)

Principal tubist, New World Symphony

Lecturer of Tuba and Euphonium at Appalachian State University


Stephanie Frye ('08)*

Earned MBA at UW - Madison

Doctoral student at UW - Madison

Adjunct Professor of Tuba/Euphonium at UW - Platteville

Adjunct Professor of Tuba/Euphonium at UW - Madison

Lecturer of Tuba and Euphonium at East Tennesse State University 


Trevor Litsey ('14)

Manager for Roomful of Teeth, overseeing finances, fundraising, travel schedules, and day to day operations of a ~100 day a year touring vocal ensemble.  (Highlights include performing Berio's Sinfonia with the Seattle Symphony, the premiere of THE COLORADO w/ former Kronos cellist Jeffrey Zeigler and percussionist Glenn Kotche. collaborations with peter sellers, kaija saariaho and ICE, Kanye West at the Hollywood Bowl.


Benjamin J. Mansavage Klein ('04)*

Winner of Watson Fellowship

Earned MA Wesleyan University

Interim instructor of music composition at Lawrence University


Will Samson ('03)*

Completed MBA at Rice University (Shepherd School of Music)

Tuba finalist for Stockholm Orchestra and Alabama Orchestra

Tuba Instrumentalist United States Marine Band


Aleeh Schwoerer ('15)

Former Education Administrator for Heid Music, Appleton, WI.

Currently the Lawrence University Conservatory Tour and Outreach Coordinator.


Matthew Gunby ('14)

Teaching Assistant in Composition: Bowling Green University


Kevin Specht ('13)

Band Director and General Music Teacher at the Concord Community School District, Concord, MI.


Alison Boguski ('09)

Education Coordinator: New England Center for Children, a school for children with autism

Still participates in TubaChristmas each year.


Andrew Milock ('04)

Director of Bands: Marshall Public Schools, Madison, WI


Reid Stratton (06)

Head Brewer at New England Brewing Company in Uralia, NSW.

Performs with a Gamelan Ensemble and plays quena in a band which performs Andean Music.

Sean Jobes

Sean is currently pursuing a Masters in euphonium performance at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor.