Teddy Wiggins is a University of Wisconsin–Madison graduate from the School of Music, in violin performance. He is currently a co-concertmaster/principal violinist with the Civic Orchestra of Chicago, a training orchestra that develops musicianship and prepares musicians for professional careers.
In 2005, Amy Powell arrived at the University of Wisconsin–Madison to pursue her MA in art history. Upon completion of her master’s in 2007, the Kentucky native decided to stay at the university to pursue her PhD in the same field.
Steven Wright came to the University of Wisconsin–Madison in 2012 to pursue his MFA in creative writing.
When Loni Gornick began her Master of Music degree in string development, the deck seemed stacked against her.
Heather Pickering owes her debut role and her guiding approach to theater to two women: her mother and public school teacher Karen Christopherson.
As a college senior, Mark Stanley possessed a clear sense of purpose. On his résumé, he wrote that his “career objective” was to become a lighting designer for a major dance company.
Soprano Jamie-Rose Guarrine calls opera an “Olympic event.” Each performance is a physical feat, the extension of an unamplified voice into every corner of a concert hall for as many as three hours on end.