Kren Fernandes - 2016
Degree: Piano Performance
Future Plans: This next year I plan on applying to graduate programs to pursue my Masters in Piano Performance.
Favorite thing about ACU Music: One of my favorite things about this department is the professors. My private lessons piano instructor helped me to grow and achieve things I never thought possible. She also became someone that I could always turn to and who I looked up to. I can honestly say I would not be the same person without that experience. The professors care about each individual student and help them to grow to their full potential.
Marc Guiterrez - 2016
Degree: Vocal Music Education
Future Plans: I will be pursuing a Master's Degree in Choral Conducting, studying under Dr. Z. Randall Stroope, at Oklahoma State University (Go Pokes!).
Favorite thing about ACU Music: My favorite thing about ACU Music was the relationship that I developed with my voice teacher and professors. You truly become close with the faculty in the department and they are one your best resources, so use them!
Abigail Kellogg - 2016
Degree: Bachelor of Arts in Music
Future Plans: I plan to attend grad school at UTA to pursue a Master's degree in Jazz studies.
Favorite thing about ACU Music: My favorite thing about ACU Music is the way that every professor roots for you. They push you and they're there for you when you need to talk. They pray for you and they show you how to connect your faith with your craft. I wouldn't trade my ACU Music experience for anything.
Jennifer Magill - 2016
Degree: Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance & Music Education
Future Plans: I plan to attend Boston Conservatory for my masters in Vocal Performance
Favorite thing about ACU Music: My favorite thing about ACU Music is that I was able to
get a lot of unique performing opportunities throughout my time at ACU.
Ashley Stucker - 2016
Degree: Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance
Future Plans: I plan to finish pre-requisites to apply for medical school and work towards becoming a throat specialist.
Favorite thing about ACU Music: My favorite thing about ACU Music is getting to work with an incredible voice faculty, all of which played a big part in my developments as a musician and as well as my relationship with God.
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