Katelyn Kendall, ’19

Holland, Ind., native Katelyn Kendall recently volunteered as the music director for the Terre Haute Community Theater’s production of “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.” She is a vocal music education major.

BY Indianastate

Passion for percussion

A School of Music professor’s sabbatical yields an album featuring Indiana State students and faculty and arrangements by accomplished Chicago composer Regina Harris Baiocchi.

BY Betsy Simon

Kurt Baer, ’10

State alumnus has been honored with the Fulbright Award and leaves this fall to study ethnomusicology in Thailand.

BY Judy-Anne Goldman

Cynthia Wagoner, ’79, GR ’86

As assistant professor of music education at East Carolina University, Cynthia Wagoner specializes in instrumental music instruction and researches music teacher identity, music integration and pedagogical theories in music education, including issues of social justice.

BY Briana Lofton

Music festival marks 50 years

Five decades later, the Contemporary Music Festival has kept students at the heart of its purpose while thrilling attendees with state-of-art music. The always shifting and evolving list of performers brings something new that changes the personality of the festival.

BY Jamina Tribbett


Zachary McCloud, ’17

Zachary McCloud of Terre Haute “is among the strongest students I have worked with as the present musicologist at Indiana State,” said Terry Dean. “Zach is also an outstanding musician, having performed as part of the ISU Wind Orchestra since his freshman year, a feat that is unusual for first-year saxophone students. Zach is an outstanding student leader, having filled leadership roles in a number of important School of Music organizations and ensembles.”

BY Indianastate