Thara Memory, music alum, led his American Music Program to win the Essentially Ellington competition at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City in May 2015.
Department of Music
MM in Piano Performance, University of Illinois
BM, Valparaiso University
Certificate of Advanced Study, Guildhall, London
Timothy Nickel performs with wife Nancy as part of the Nickel-LeRoi Piano Duo. He co-founded the Piano Duo Festival by the Sea in Lincoln City, Oregon.
Studies with Eugene List, Kenneth Drake, James Gibb and Mary Peppin