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
BM, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois
Teaching Certificate, Oregon Center for the Alexander Technique
Lauri Elizabeth is certified to teach Alexander Technique by the American Society for the Alexander Technique. She graduated with the first class from the Oregon Center for the Alexander Technique in 2003 and continues to assist on the training course as time allows. Lauri discovered the technique while pursuing a music degree at Northwestern University. Her study of the technique has helped with performance anxiety, avoiding injury and maintaining calm in the face of stress, especially as she develops new skills like partner acrobatics and biking in the city.
Studied oboe with Alex Klein and Ray Still, Evanston, Illinois
Studied Alexander Technique with Rebecca Robbins