Music Alumni


Eli Grant, 2019Eli Grant received a BA in Musical Theatre and is the Properties Master at Playhouse in the Square in Memphis, Tennessee.


Leigh Anne Hamlin, 2019Leigh Anne Hamlin holds a BA in Musical Theatre and is a member of the Singing Sirens at the Pennsylvania Renaissance Festival in Manheim, Pennsylvania.



Caleb Brown, 2018Caleb Brown received his BA in Musical Theatre with a minor in Technical Design. Immediately following his graduation, Caleb spent the summer of 2018 working as a staff carpenter at Merry-Go-Round Playhouse in Auburn, New York. He released his first solo EP title Major, featuring his original songs, which is available on all music streaming platforms. He was hired at Dollywood in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, in the fall of 2018 and he is currently in his second season with Dollywood as a performer in their headline show, Dreamland Drive-In. 

Kelsey Seals, 2018Kelsey Seals was a Tour Actor/Director with Missoula Children's Theatre for a year. During her year she toured the South, the Pacific Northwest, the Midwest and will be in the Northeast this summer. She also performed in Missoula's mainstage production of Androcles and the Lion as The Mouse. Kelsey now works in the Tour Production Office at Missoula Children's Theatre.


Mariah Bowen, 2017Mariah Bowen holds a BA in Musical Theatre. She has been working as a Costumer since she graduated. Currently, she is at Cumberland County Playhouse as the Assistant Costume Shop Manager where she is also designing shows. So far, she has designed Forever Plaid and Red, White, and Tuna, and is slated to design four more shows this season. She has also worked at Ozark Actor's Theatre, Gulfshore Playhouse and Jean's Playhouse. 

Savannah Bracewell, 2017Savannah Bracewell holds a BA in Vocal Performance. She is pursuing her master's degree in Vocal Performance at Samford University. Since beginning her studies last fall, she has played Zelda Fitzgerald in the world premiere of The Ghosts of Gatsby at Samford University. She also appeared in the corus of Opera Birmingham's production Tosca and Birmingham Music Club's production of H.M.S. Pinafore. She looks forward to performing in Opera Birmingham's production of Cinderella in the 2019-2020 season and Into the Woods at Samford. 

Lawrence West, 2017Lawrence West holds a BA in Musical Theatre. He is beginning his second year as a Senior Entertainment Host/Emcee on Carnival Cruise Lines. While on board he is in charge of hosting events and "keeping the party going." He recently covered as a Cruise Director for the Carnival Spirit out of Sydney Australia. His next ship is the new Carnival Vista heading out of Galveston, Texas.


Kristoffer Appel, 2013Kristoffer Appel holds a Bachelor's degree in Vocal Performance and is currently completing his graduate degree at The Royal Danish Academy of Music in Copenhagen. Recently, he was an ensemble member in the run of The Phantom of the Opera, with 170 performances. As a classical tenor, he signs with the Danish Broadcasting Corporation Concert Choir and the Men's Choir of Copenhagen Royal Chapel Choir. He also sings professionally at Holemen's Church in Copenhagen.

Austin BurnsAustin Burns holds Bachelors degrees in Vocal Performance and Creative Music Technologies and a Master's degree in Vocal Performance from the New England Conservatory. He is a member of the chamber group Sole Durato which performs unique programs throughout New England bringing comedy in collision with classical music to create unique programs audiences love, such as the ensemble's recent project, an all-original Star Wars themed comedy. Other programs include Around the World in 60 Minutes, The 3 Stages of Love, and programs that feature Neapolitan, Irish, and American music. 


Jocelyn Martin, 2012Jocelyn Martin received her BA in Vocal Performance. She worked as a performer, vocalist and dancer in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, immediately after graduation. Jocelyn then joined the award-winning international dance band Rhythm Nation in 2013.


Jenny Agatte, 2011Jenny (Crawford) Agatte received dual BA degrees in Musical Theatre Performance. After graduating she moved to Nashville, Tennessee, where she got her start in tv/film by appearing in two episodes of the hit show Nashville. She has since relocated to NYC where she booked a co-star role on Evil Lives Here. Other featured roles include: Gotham, The Deuce, Madam Secretary, and various commercials. She has also performed around the city in cabarets and works part time as a singing server at the world famous Ellen's Stardust Diner.  


Ali Grieb, 2009Ali Grieb holds a BA in Theatre Arts. Having spent the last several years writing and performing her debut solo cabaret show, Judge Not, at the iconic Joe's Pub at the Public Theater in NYC, Ali has moved to New Orleans. She performs in comedy clubs around the city, and moonlights as a lounge singer with her jazz trio, The Big Three-sy! She is currently writing and producing her next one woman show, and hopes to help foster and build an amazing cabaret community in New Orleans!


John Dreher, 2004John Dreher holds degrees in Vocal Performance and Creative Music Technologies. He serves as the Worship Arts Pastor of Faith Assembly of God in Orlando, Florida. John has executive produced and was featured on Faith Worship Arts' live recordings: Greater Things, Strong Tower and He Is Here. He is a member and clinician for WLA Inc., an organization dedicated to the advancement of worship leaders, musicians, and leaders of fine arts ministries worldwide. John continues to contract as a vocal arranger and session singer and travels as a guest worship leader, speaker and clinician.