Meet Our Graduate Students

  • Sarah Swann

    Born in the mountains of North Carolina, Ms. Swann has had the opportunity to travel and perform throughout the United States and Europe. When she was twelve years old she began her performance career with as regular soloist at St. Luke's Episcopal Church in Asheville, NC. During high school, she was awarded the Asheville Citizen Times Star Student commendation for excellence in academics, and her contributions to the classical music world of Asheville, NC. At 16, she was accepted to the high...
  • Angie Sylas

    Angie Sylas is currently pursuing her Masters in Music Therapy at ASU after practicing as an MT-BC for 16 years in disability services and providing clinical supervision for MT-BCs and MT interns in Indiana.  Angie has a Bachelor of Arts in Music Therapy with a minor in Psychology from Charleston Southern University in South Carolina and completed her Music Therapy Internship at Fort Wayne State Developmental Center in Northern Indiana. With additional training in unique methodologies such...
  • Philip Treutel

    Phil was born in Birmingham, AL and shortly after moved to Oneonta, AL with his family. Phil graduated from Oneonta High School and went on to Jacksonville State University to pursue his undergraduate degree in General Music with an emphasis in percussion. While at JSU, Phil performed with the internationally-renowned Marching Southerners, the JSU Chamber Winds, Wind Ensemble, Percussion Ensemble, JSU Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Combo. Additionally, Phil was involved in the university’s ambassador...
  • Carlyn Waller-Wicks

    I am a music therapist and second year graduate student in the music therapy program and expressive arts therapy certificate program. Since completing my Bachelor’s in Music Therapy through Appalachian State, I have worked as a music therapist with children, adolescents, and adults with developmental disabilities. Currently, I work at the J. Iverson Riddle Developmental Center in staff development where I lead trainings and groups for professional and direct care staff focusing on topics such...