Get to know just a few of the current OSU students involved in the Vocal Division...
Amanda Barber is a junior at OSU and a graduate from Timber Creek High School in Keller, TX. She was a two-time all-state choir member and a member of the National Honor Society. She enjoys photography and spending time with family. Amanda is a Vocal Music Education major.
"I am overjoyed to be in such a welcoming and talented music program. I can't wait to see what the next four years bring me!"
Danah Berry is a junior from Keller Central High School, Texas, where she was a Texas All-State member. Danah is pursuing a Bachelor of Music Education degree, and is a soprano in the OSU Concert Chorale.
"I am excited to be a part of the Greenwood School of Music, and am looking forward to learning at lot at OSU.”
Dustin Boatright is a senior and a graduate of Edmond Memorial High School. He has placed first in the Sophomore Men's division at NATS competition. Dustin was a three-year OMEA All-State choir member as well as a two year OCDA Jazz choir member. Dustin is majoring in Vocal Music Education.
David Brewer is a recent graduate from the Master of Music: Choral Conducting track. He is a published composer and just accepted a teaching position at Missouri Western University in St. Joseph, Missouri.
Kennedy Conrad is a junior at OSU and a Bethany High School graduate. She has been in 11 All-State choirs and has received superior ratings at state solo competitions. Kennedy is a Vocal Performance major.
"With the visits to Stillwater I've fallen in love with the campus and the people. I cannot wait to be a part of such a great community."
Jake Hansen just graduated with a degree in Electrical Engineering in May. He was a 4-year member of Concert Chorale, and was also involved in Spirit of OSU Jazz Choir and Pokeapella. Good luck Jake!!!
Clayton Headrick is a senior studying Secondary Education: Social Studies. A five-year member of Oklahoma All-State, he is the assistant bass section leader in Concert Chorale and sings in Chamber Choir, along with participating in the OSU Spirit Band as a baritone player.
"The Music Department has provided me opportunities to grow as a musician that I could never receive anywhere else. I'm honored to work with such a talented group of people!"
Nichole Mackey is a senior at OSU. She graduated from Jenks High School where was an honors and all-state choir member as well as an outstanding soloist. She enjoys volunteering in her church nursery. Nichole is a Vocal Music Education major.
"I love being a part of the music department at OSU! I feel so welcomed and I am excited to see what the next year has in store!"
Clare Nelson just graduated with a degree in Music Education in May. She was the soprano section leader in Concert Chorale, and is now moving to Norman, Oklahoma, to pursue a masters degree in voice performance.
Emma Schlebach is a Senior Vocal Music Education major from Ft. Worth, TX. She has competed at solo singing competitions for years and is the alto section leader in Concert Chorale.
"I am blessed to be welcomed into such an excellent department and dedicated group of people. The opportunities available and caring faculty are outstanding!"
Shelby Stroud just graduated in May with a degree in Music Education. She will be pursuing a master of choral conducting degree at the University of Southern California in the fall.
Christy Vineis is a junior at OSU and a graduate of Westwood High School in Austin, Texas. Christy was a 2 year Texas All-State choir member, as well as an avid performer and soloist in her school varsity ensembles, the Conspirare youth choir, and the Amphion youth choir. She enjoys writing and performing original music. Christy also had the honor of interning and teaching choir at her former middle school. She is beyond excited to be a part of OSU's Greenwood School of Music and choral program!
Lexi Ferguson is a junior at OSU and a graduate of Mckinney Boyd High School in Mckinney, Texas, where she participated in Texas All-State choir auditions and was an avid performer in her school's varsity ensembles and in the community. Lexi is pursuing a Bachelor of Music Education degree and is a member of OSU Concert Chorale and Chamber Choir.
"I am truly blessed to be a part of this amazing department we call the OSU Vocal Music Program. The opportunities I've recieved to grow as a musician and an educator has inspired me and I can't wait to see what the next few years brings me being at OSU."