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Where Are They Now?
James M. Collier Orchestra Fellows Alumnists:
Learn more about where our past Orchestra Fellows are now - click here.
Alicia Keener - Texas Tech University
Lauren Culver - Eugene Symphony Orchestra Graduate Teaching Fellowship, she is both a section member of the Eugene Symphony Orchestra and a teacher at the Community Music Institute
Michael Zahlit - Wisconsin Philharmonic - Section Principal
Dianna Joiner - Canton Symphony Orchestra, Akron Symphony Orchestra/ Baldwin Wallace Conservatory - Faculty
Zoe Merrill - Lincoln Center Stage artist/substitute New World Symphony and Symphoria
Nini Liao - Texas Christian University
Kira Weiss - Graduate School at UCSB studying ethnomusicology
Jennifer Jordan - Orchestra Next - Eugene Ballet Company
James M. Collier
As a result of his 30 years teaching high school English, James M. Collier has already made a potent contribution to society. Now retired, James M. Collier continues to support many local and regional arts organizations and is the exclusive sponsor for the Britt Orchestral Fellowship Program since its inception. All of the fellows and the Britt Education team are grateful for his generosity and support.