Rosie Cannizzo (LU '96) has been Director of Conservatory Operations since 2014. She previously served the university as Director of Conservatory Admissions and as Public Events Manager, overseeing the performing arts and convocation series.
Brent Hauer has held an interest in music ever since he first picked up a trombone in his hometown of Hudson, Wisconsin. In 2005, after graduating from Hudson Senior High School, he toured as a baritone instrumentalist with the Blue Stars Drum and Bugle Corps. He began his formal musical journe
Jillian Johnson, the Director of Conservatory Programming, is responsible for booking the Performing Arts Series concerts (including genres Classical, Jazz, World Music, New Music and Dance) along with other special events.
Claire Schmidt joined the Con Office in January 2024 and her main duty is scheduling the Con spaces. She grew up in the Appleton area and spent her childhood singing in the Girl Choir program through LCMS. Schmidt holds a B.A. in Theater from Millikin University.
Heather joined the Con Office team in the spring of 2023. Two of her primary responsibilities are supporting the Music Education students and faculty and coordinating the lending of instruments. She has a Bachelor of Music Degree from the University of Iowa and makes lovely oatmeal cookies.