Alumni

  • Kay S. Crouch (1978)

    Program of Study: PercussionCurrent Residence: Lenoir, NCCurrent Occupation: Director, Music ProgramRecent performances, publications, awards: Coordinator, North Carolina Great Teachers Seminar Member of acoustic trio, Strictly Clean and Decent
  • Jo Anne Swartz (1976)

    Program of Study: Master of ArtsCurrent Residence: Kitty Hawk, NCCurrent Occupation: DirectorRecent performances, publications, awards: 34 years teaching public school music (specialty: choral music) from elementary through high school; added Academically/Intellectually Gifted certification in 2003; recent performances in New York City with Clayton High School Honors chorus (2011); presently active as music director with Dockside Youth Theatre in Nags Head, NC and teaching preschool music...
  • Jim Templin (1976)

    Program of Study: MusicCurrent Residence: Silver Spring, MDCurrent Occupation: Professional Musician
  • James Daughtry (1974)

    Program of Study: MACurrent Residence: Maynard, MACurrent Occupation: IT Engineering SupportRecent performances, publications, awards: None music-related. I have had a satisfying career of 30+ years as a computer programmer and technical support engineer.What did you value most about your graduate experience in the Hayes School of Music? I'm not sure they called it Hayes back in the early 1970's. Two things stand out now as significant changes in my life at the time: - I had the...
  • Barbara Julien (1974)

    Program of Study:Master of ArtsCurrent Residence: Boone, NCCurrent Occupation: Organist/TeacherRecent performances, publications, awards: EdD from UNCG in Mus Ed; ASU School of Music Instructor of Organ, Piano, Organ Literature, Introduciton to Music, & Cannon Music Camp (as Barbara Newton & Barbara Henderson); Public schoool music teacher; Private teacher; Church organist since age 13; Concert organ, piano, & vocal performer; and Membership in Pi Kappa Lambda, Signa Alpha Iota...
  • William Witcher (1974)

    Program of Study: Music EducationCurrent Residence: Lenoir, NCCurrent Occupation: Retired
  • James Harwell (1964)

    Program of Study: M.A. in Music Ed.Current Residence: Barnardsville, NCCurrent Occupation: Retired in 1992What did you value most about your graduate experience in the Hayes School of Music? The competency and professional expertise of its' professors.
  • Barmore

    Elizabeth Barmore

    Lizzy Barmore, MT-BC received her Bachelor of Music at Sam Houston State University and is excited to continue her studies at Appalachian. She has worked with individuals in hospice and bereavement care, inpatient psychiatric care, and children and young adults with neurological differences. She currently is pursuing a dual master's degrees in music therapy and clinical mental health counseling. She is also an advanced trainee in the Bonny Method of Guided Imagery and Music (GIM).