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Alumni

Lamont School of Music Alumni Directory

Donald Billings

Degree: 1999 -- BM - Voice Performance -- Voice, Conducting
Email: donaldjbillings@yahoo.com
Mailing Address: Castle Rock, CO
Current Activities: Director of Liturgical Music, St Francis of Assisi Catholic Church

Art Bouton

Degree: 1987 -- MA in Performance -- Flute
Email: abouton@du.edu
Address: Lone Tree, CO
Social Media Links: https://www.facebook.com/art.bouton
Current Activities: Art Bouton is first call saxophonist and woodwind performer throughout the Western US. He has extensive performance experience on all saxophones, flutes, clarinets and bassoon, as well as the Akai Electronic Wind Instrument. Art is a founding member of the Lamont jazz faculty group the DU Jazz Faculty Combo and is featured on many of their recordings. He is founder and Director of the Colorado Jazz Repertory Orchestra, an ensemble devoted to performing the finest in classic big band jazz and contemporary large ensemble jazz. He plays lead alto in the H2 Big Band, tenor sax in the Adam Bartczak Republic, and flutes the Wil Swindler Elevenet, contemporary ensembles specializing in new music for jazz ensembles. Mr. Bouton regularly performs with the Colorado Symphony, the Colorado Springs Philharmonic and the Colorado Music Festival Orchestra, and is a member of the orchestra at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts. Art was also a featured performer at the 2010 TEDx DU Conference, and performed as soloist with the Philadelphia Orchestra that same year. Art performs as guest soloist and clinician at high schools and colleges throughout the US and has served on the faculty of the Yellowstone Jazz Camp, Mile High Jazz Camp, the Telluride Jazz Camp and Clark Terry Great Plains Jazz Camp. Recordings, and videos can be found at, coloradojazz.org.

Paul Brooks

Degree: 77, 82 -- BME, MA -- Trombone
Email: lowbo@mac.com
Address: Aurora, CO
Current Activities: Past President - Lamont Society, Attending MANY Lamont performances

Catherine Cashmore

Degree: 1997 -- MM Performance -- Classical Guitar
Email: cc.cashmore@gmail.com
Address: Melbourne,Victoria, Australia
Current Activities: Living, working, performing in Australia.

Joe Docksey

Degree: 1974 -- MA trumpet/conducting -- trumpet
Email: jdocksey@du.edu
Address: Denver, CO
Social Media Links: Facebook
Current Activities: Just retired 5 years ago as Director of the Lamont School of Music. Presently retired and artistic consultant for the Denver Brass

Gregory Gentry

Degree: 1982 -- BME -- percussion
Email: gregory.gentry@colorado.edu
Address: Boulder, CO
Social Media Links: FaceBook
Current Activities: I was appointed Director of Choral Studies at the University of Colorado Boulder in 2012. My previous appointments were Director of Choral Performance at Arizona State University (2004-2012) and Director of Choral Activities at the University of Alabama (1999-2004).

Joey Glassman

Degree: 2014 -- BM in Performance -- Percussion
Email: Joeyglassman@gmail.com
Address: Champaign, IL
Social Media Links: https://www.facebook.com/joeyglassmanmusician http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/joeyglassman
Current Activities: Joey is currently working on a Masters in Jazz Vibraphone Performance at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign. He can be seen performing in various jazz ensembles throughout the UC area, as well as with the Champaign-Urbana Symphony and the Sinfonia da Camera. As well, he can be seen around the nation performing with pianist-composer Louis Colaiannia, with performances hosted in New Orleans, Omaha, etc. Joey is currently the head of percussion at the Conservatory of Central Illinois. Come Holiday Season 2017, Joey will release a self-recorded collection of duo recordings with local UC jazz musicians. Joey currently lives with his wife Katie, another Lamont Alum, with their two cats Genji and Reginald.

John Hallcroft

Degree: 1992 and 1997 -- BA & MA musicology and choral music -- bass and conducting
Email: johnhallcroft@hotmail.com
Mailing Address: Basin, Wyoming
Social Media Links: Facebook
Current Activities: I am in the process of coming out of retirement to start a music program in our area.

Margo Hanschke (Noesen)

Degree: 1996 -- MA in Music Theory -- Music Theory
Email: mjhanschke@gmail.com
Mailing Address: Centennial, CO
Current Activities: Staff accompanist at Colorado Christian University.

Devin Patrick Hughes

Degree: 2009 -- Artist Diploma -- conducting
Email: tumbled5@gmail.com
Address: Boulder, CO
Social Media Links: www.devinpatrickhughes.com
Current Activities: Boulder Symphony, Arapahoe Philharmonic

Senhica Klee

Degree: 2014 -- MM in Voice at Rice University- Shepherd School 2018, Perf. Cert. at Lamont School 2014, BM in Voice at Lamont School 2013 -- Voice
Email: sencoaz@gmail.com
Address: Houston, TX
Social Media Links: Facebook
Instagram: @senhica_klee
Current Activities: Currently working towards Masters of Music in Voice Performance at Rice University- Shepherd School of Music. This summer I will be apart of the prestigious Studio Artist program with Wolf Trap Opera in Vienna, Virginia. I will be covering the roles of Bastianello/Lambent in John Musto's Bastianello, as well as being featured as a soloist in the Studio Spotlight Concert where I will be performing scenes as Gontran de Solanges in Louis Varney's Les Mousquetaires au couvent and Gonslave in Maurice Ravel's L'heure espagnole. I will also be featured as a soloist in the POPS EXTRAVAGANZA Concert with Conductor John Morris Russell and the National Orchestra Institute Philharmonic.

Max Manoles

Degree: 2012 -- BM in Performance -- Jazz & Commercial Music (Saxophone)
Email: maxmanoles@gmail.com
Address: Denver, CO 
Social Media Links: Current Site: http://maxmanolesmusic.com/ Almost Finished New Site: http://mysite.du.edu/~mmanoles/finalproject/index.html Wedding Band's Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/washparkband?fref=photo
Current Activities: Performs regularly with Wash Park, Denver's premiere dance/funk band. We play year-round at local venues throughout the Denver metro region, outdoor festivals, and weddings all over the rocky mountain region. Other than that I work full time for the University as Assistant Manager of the Newman Center Box Office so come say hi and get some tickets to the upcoming Opera/Musical!

Elouise Ohlson (Spears)

Degree: 1952 -- BME -- Violin
Email: esoanticipate@comcast.net
Address: Lakewood, Colorado
Social Media Links: e-mail
Current Activities: home keeper

Megan Rader (Caffrey)

Degree: 2005 -- BM in Vocal Performance -- Voice
Email: director@eldoradochoirs.org
Mailing Address: Albuquerque, New Mexico
Current Activities: Director of Choirs at Eldorado High School

Marquita Reef

Degree: 1991 -- BM in performance -- Trombone
Email: reef.marquita@gmail.com
Mailing Address: St. Louis , Missouri
Phone:
Social Media Links:
Current Activities: IWBC, educator in St. Louis

Claudio Souza Ribeiro

Degree: 2008 -- MM in Conducting -- Conducting
Email: maestro.cr@cpovo.net
Address: Porto Alegre, BRAZIL
Social Media Links: Facebook claudioribeiro.com - Wix (in preparation)
Current Activities: National Medal "Carlos Gomes" (2013) Medal for Academic Merit - National University of Trujillo - Peru (2012) Guest conducting (Brazil and abroad) Conductor and opera teacher at Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (held since 1984)

Simeone Tartaglione

Degree: 2005 -- Artist Diploma -- Conducting
Email: simeoneta@yahoo.com
Address: Gaithersburg MD
Social Media Links: simeonetartaglione.com
Current Activities: Full time conductor, and conducting teacher at Catholic University in DC, Music director of Newark Symphony, Delaware Youth Symphony, Maryland Classic Youth Orchestra, Italian Festival. 2015 Man of the year, ILICA award Queens Museum, NYC.

Robert Wolff

Degree: 1983 -- BM in Performance -- Oboe
Email: rwolff@earthlink
Address: Winnetka, CA
Social Media Links: https://www.facebook.com   http://www.imdb.com
Current Activities: I have continued my 25-year association with John Williams by working as the Scoring Editor for "Star Wars: The Force Awakens".