Credo Alumni Jobs & Awards

First-place prizes in national competitions:

American String Teachers’ Association National Solo Competition
Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition
Johansen International String Competition
Irving M. Klein International String Competition
Music Teachers’ National Association National Solo Competition
National Federation of Music Clubs Solo Competition
Rembrandt Chamber Players Chamber Music Competition
Society of American Musicians Competition
Walgreens National Concerto Competition

Prestigious fellowships and awards:

Aspen Music Festival Fellowship
Avery Fisher Career Grant
From the Top Radio Program (Over two dozen students)
Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Award
Jack Kent Cooke Graduate Award
Oberlin Conservatory Creativity and Leadership Grant
Perlman Music Program Fellowship
Wendell Irish National Viola Award
Steinway Young Artist
Members of the YouTube Symphony Orchestra, National Youth Orchestra of America

Faculty positions:

Biola University
Cleveland Institute of Music
De Paul University
Covenant College
Goshen College
North Georgia College
Oberlin Conservatory of Music
Oklahoma State University
Rice University Shepherd School of Music
Wheaton College
University of Virginia

Concerto performances:

Cleveland Orchestra
Cleveland Philharmonic Orchestra
Indianapolis Symphony
Milwaukee Symphony
Minnesota Orchestra
Pittsburgh Civic Orchestra
Richmond Symphony
Utah Symphony

Principal positions in youth orchestras:

All-state Orchestras in Illinois, Ohio, Tennessee, Virginia
Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra
Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestra
Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra
Dayton Philharmonic Youth Orchestra
Midwest Young Artists Orchestra
Mobile Symphony Youth Orchestra
Music Academy of Virginia Chamber Orchestra
National Honors Youth Orchestra
New York Youth Symphony
Northern Ohio Youth Orchestra
Philadelphia Youth Orchestra
Pittsburgh Youth Symphony Orchestra
Orange County Youth Symphony Orchestra
Youth Orchestra of Fort Worth

Professional orchestra positions:

Akron Symphony (Principal)
Alabama Symphony
Boston Philharmonic Orchestra
Canton Symphony Orchestra (Principal)
Charleston Symphony
Chattanooga Symphony
Chicago Sinfonietta (Principal)
Colorado Springs Symphony
Hong Kong Philharmonic
Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra (Principal)
Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra
Memphis Symphony Orchestra
New World Symphony
Richmond Symphony
Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra
Sarasota Opera Orchestra
San Diego Symphony
Utah Symphony

Chamber music groups:

51 Strings
Alaska Quartet
Ars Musica
Apollo’s Fire
Dal Niente
Eighth Blackbird
Ensemble Philador
Holland Baroque Society
International Chamber Artists
Isis Quartet
Janos Quartet
Jupiter Chamber Players
Kinetic Ensemble
Kuttner Quartet
Newberry Consort
New Perspectives Ensemble
St. Paul Chamber Orchestra
Strada Piano Trio
Thalea String Quartet
Wallfisch Band