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The School of Music’s history is rooted in the stories and experiences of its alumni – we want to hear and share yours. Below are a collection of stories from fellow alumni.


Andrew Bova

Andrew Bova

Andrew Bova took the stage at his church in Maumee, Ohio and raised his bagpipe to his lips. The sophomore bagpipe performance major blew into the blowpipe and pumped the...

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Dale Clevenger

Dale Clevenger

With his father at his side, the young boy listens to the musicians tuning their instruments. The ornate hall holds a sold-out crowd, mostly of well-dressed adults. The rustling of sheet...

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Ricky Ian Gordon

Ricky Ian Gordon

If you had boarded a particular plane headed to California almost 10 years ago, you might have sat beside Ricky Ian Gordon. And, if curious, you might have looked at the man...

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Keith Lockhart

Keith Lockhart

​Keith Lockhart is considered one of the world’s premier orchestra conductors. He is at the helm of the Boston Pops and has been a guest conductor for some of the most prestigious...

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