Alumni Profile

Jensine Caranto, 2014, is attending the Butler School of Music at the University of Texas at Austin in pursuit of a Master's degree in Voice Performance.

John Miller, 2014, is studying vocal performance in the graduate Performer's Certificate program at the University of North Florida.

Paul Dittus, 2014, holds a full-time position as Music Director at Our Lady of Light Catholic Community in Fort Myers, FL.

Anne Nyaga, 2013, studied Music and Classics at AMU, and now teaches both at Donahue Catholic Academy at Ave Maria, a private K-12 school.  Her responsibilities include Music in grades 5 – 12 and Latin in grades 7 – 10. 

Michael Tondo, Dec. 2012, was accepted to University of Notre Dame’s graduate program in music, but decided to pursue another very specialized field – pipe organ construction.  He is pleased to be working with Patrick J. Murphy and Associates Pipe Organ Builders in Pennsylvania, which designs and builds new organs as well as making restorations of historic organs.

Erin Hamacher, 2012:  Upon graduation from AMU, Erin began teaching studio piano and voice at andFLEW! Studios School for the Arts in Rolla, MO.  She has since become the studio’s manager, while continuing her teaching position.

Carrie Nolan, 2011, serves as the Music Director at St. Raphael Catholic Church in Lehigh Acres, FL, and teaches studio voice and piano.

Teresa Asper, 2011, teaches full-time at Holy Family Academy (K-12) in Manassas, VA, where she directs the school’s four choral ensembles.  The liberal arts education she received at AMU provided has allowed her the flexibility of teaching coursework in other areas as well.

Elizabeth Gotlund, 2010, holds a Graduate Fellowship and is a candidate for the Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Organ Performance at the University of Iowa.  She is a student of Dr. Gregory Hand, and serves as a research assistant for the organ department.

Brother Edmund (formerly Nathaniel) Page, 2010, entered the Order of Premontre (Norbertines) at St. Michael’s Abbey in Orange County, California, following his graduation.

Meaghan King, 2009, completed a Master of Music degree at Westminster Choir College, with a double major in Sacred Music and Organ Performance, and is now a candidate for the Doctor of Music Arts degree in Organ Performance at the University of Southern California, studying with Dr. Cherry Rhodes.   She also holds the position of Assistant Organist at Pasadena Presbyterian Church.