Elizabeth Dopke

    Majors: Spanish

    Minors: Music and Secondary Education

    Hometown: Cary, Illinois

    “In the Music Department, Professor James Ripley always goes above and beyond to help out and make students feel welcome, and Professor Dimitri Shapovalov is the best professor I think I’ve ever had!”

    Joe Hansen

    Majors: English and Music

    Minors: Classical Studies

    Hometown: Omaha, Nebraska

    “Each professor teaches their classes a little different, and they are constantly revising their curriculum, so you’ll get a variety of views on the same subject.”

    Katiann Nelson

    Majors: Music Education (Vocal), Piano Pedagogy, Music Performance

    Hometown: Waterford, Wisconsin

    “The Music Department has a lot of opportunities to travel and to perform a wide range of repertoire. And the faculty is incredible.”

    Nathan Takahashi

    Majors: Music Education, Vocal/General K-12

    Hometown: Cary, Illinois

    “The faculty and staff in the Music Department are incredible, which is reason enough to consider the major.”