December Alumni Highlights

December Alumni Highlights

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Kevin Arbogast (Instrumental Music, 2001) is currently living in Germany and plays saxophone for the Army Band. Take a look at a past video of Kevin performing. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=esg1Hz5WifI

Kory Caudill’s (Instrumental Music, 2003) first music video, "Kentucky Creekwater," premiered on TheBoot.com. The video was trending at #1 on CMT.com within a couple of days. Kory also landed in three categories of the first round of GRAMMY balloting for his album "Tree of Life"
http://www.broadwayworld.com/bwwmusic/article/Kory-Caudill-Premiere-Tree-of-Life-Trending-on-CMT-20161104#

Three GSA musical theatre alumni are in the North American tour of Beautiful: The Carole King Musical. Rebecca Covington (2000), Alaina Mills (2005) and Noah Ricketts (2008). Beautiful comes to the Kentucky Center in May.
http://beautifulonbroadway.com/about/cast-creative/
http://www.kentuckycenter.org/all-shows/beautiful-the-carole-king-musical

John Faughender (Visual Art, 2012) was interviewed by WFPL for his work as art director of OPEN.
http://wfpl.org/oakland-louisville-artists-benefits-challenges-collectives/
http://www.thegalleryisopen.com/contact

Madelyn Nelson (Dance, 2012) is currently a Trainee with the Louisville Ballet.

Pentatonix reaches No. 1 with its latest holiday album. GSA alum K.O. Olusola (Instrumental Music, 2004) is the group's beatboxer.
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/12/27/arts/music/pentatonix-billboard-chart-george-michael-streaming.html?emc=eta1

Erin Ruhl (Architecture, 2004) and Jordan Hines (GSA Architecture+Design faculty member) are finalists for the Tri Ân Monument competition.
http://bustler.net/news/5345/a-glimpse-of-the-tri-n-monument-finalist-entries

Greg Sample (Dance,1992) has done some beautiful work this year including dancing with Hubbard Street, choreographing for Lyric Opera of Chicago and San Diego Opera, and working with Celine Dion and Cirque du Solei. Check him out here:  https://vimeo.com/46858202  and http://www.sampledance.com/.

Check out this big GSA collaboration project. The web series Sassy and MK is the product of so many alumni coming together to create! Alumni involved include: Sarah Alice Shull (Drama,2010) Mary Kate Vanegas (Musical Theatre, 2011), Andrew Wiemann (Dance, 2009), Caleb Farley (Musical Theatre, 2012), Jacob Priddy (Musical Theatre, 2009),Hallie Hargus (Musical Theatre, 2011), and Terrance McCraney (Drama, 2009) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Azv7ZopBSq0&feature=share