The major in music at Knox offers excellent preparation for many endeavors following college, and you'll have a Knox connection with distinguished alumni in a wide variety of fields. Even for those with careers outside of music, the major in music provides unmatched enhancement of an important and continuing part of their personal lives.
Pianist, Second City, Chicago, Illinois. George Stone '93.
Director of Choral Music, Princeton High School, Tiskilwa, Illinois. Joy Schertz, '66.
DMA Candidate, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri. Matt Pace '99.
Ph.D. Candidate, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Kydalla Young '97.
Opera singer, Chicago Lyric Opera Chorus, Chicago, Illinois. Christine Steyer '92.
Director of Music and the Arts, First United Methodist Church, Chicago, Illinois. Erik Nussbaum '93. (Photo, right.)
Pianist, Professor of Music, Wartburg College, Waverly, Iowa. Ted Reuter '73.
Coordinator of International Relations, Japan Exchange and Teaching Program, Ajigasawa-machi, Japan. Robert Tunstall '06. Music Major and Japanese Studies (Independent Major.)
Recording Artist and Performer, Margaret Davis '83. Founder of Broceliande, a Celtic, Renaissance and Medieval music group.
Professor of Musicology and Music Literature, University of Missouri at Columbia. Michael Budds '69.
Graduate Student, Master of Public Policy, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Joseph Roby '06. Music and Economics Major.
Professor of Music and Pianist, Ohio State University. Donald Gren '65.
Site Acquisition Specialist, Elmhurst Memorial Healthcare, Chicago, Illinois. William Faber '07.
Director, Orchard Lake School of Music, Orchard Lake, Michigan. Judith Parry Wade '61.
Graduate Student, MM in Theory, University of Oregon. Heather Holmquest, '05.
Actuary and Assistant Vice President, Conseco, Inc., Carmel, Indiana. Jill Reeve Kirk '77. Music and Mathematics Major.
Professor of Music/Director of Choirs, Roanoke College, Roanoke, Virginia. Jeffrey Sandborg '75.
Graduate Student, MM in Performance and Opera, University of Iowa. Meghan Rockwood, '05.
Self-Employed Music Therapist, Stockton, California. Kara Benton, '02.
Radio Producer,WOI FM, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, Curti Snook '72.
1st Violinist, Syracuse Symphony Orchestra, Syracuse, New York. Joy Schertz '66.
Music Teacher, Cicero Public School District 99, Cicero, Illinois. Evangeline Peterson '99.
Primary Montessori Teacher, The Barrie School, Silver Spring, Maryland. Mary Marquardt Brunno '99.
Opera singer, Chicago Lyric Opera Chorus, Chicago, Illinois. Janet Mensen Reynolds '89, mezzo-soprano.
Music Librarian, Cal State Northridge, Los Angeles, California. Lindsay Hansen, '99.
Master Teacher, Tempe Preparatory Academy, Tempe, Arizona. Mercado, '96.
Instructor of Music and Director of Jazz Studies at Knox College, Galesburg, Nikki Malley, '98.
Graduate Student, Master of Public Policy, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Joseph Roby, '06.
Director of Music Ministry at St. Anne Church and Private Piano Instructor, Kenosha, Wisconsin. Melanie Hagen, '06.
Band Director, R.O.W.V.A. High School, Oneida, Illinois. Justin Haynes, '04.
Graduate Student, MM in Orchestral Conducting and Musicology, University of New Mexico, Kira Horel, '06.
Independent Musician/Songwriter/Bandmember. Adam Prairie, '05.
Through his music capstone project, Nate Beck -- who has a minor in business and management -- finds that the processes of brand management and music composition have more in common than you'd probably expect.
Baby talk is serious business for senior Megan Beney, a double major in music and anthropology and sociology. Her Honors research focuses on the musical qualities of the ways that people talk to infants.
Leading up to a worldwide event -- Gun Control Theatre Action Week, May 27 through June 2 -- a play by Knox College theatre professor Neil Blackadder is selected for a new collection, "24 Gun Control Plays."