February 2018 Class Notes

Chloe Patrick, 2016, B.A. Music I graduated from CSU with a degree in music and a minor in business administration. I am currently the customer service representative at Squires Insurance Solutions LLC, and obtained my Property and Casualty Producer icense earlier this year. However, music is my passion; it always has been, and always will be. Up until recently, playing in ensembles was a daily part of my schedule, and I greatly miss it. I am currently in the process of auditioning for the Army bands, which would allow me to live out my dream of living in the world of music and serving my country in the process. This goal was strengthened when I was able to play with the Alumni Marching Band at the CSU Homecoming game.  It has increased my desire to play, and I look forward to the years to come!

 

 

Carrie Demos, 2004, B.A. Performing Arts Carrie is currently on faculty at the 92nd St Y Harkness Dance Center, Peridance Capezio Dance Center, and is honored to serve as a teaching artist for New York City Ballet Education, teaching NYCB curricula/residencies in New York City Public Schools. Carrie has also worked with the New York City Dept. of Education, in collaboration with the Dance Education Laboratory, to further advance standards for dance education in grades K-8 by helping to train Pre-K educators by serving as a co-facilitator for the NYCDOE’s 2015 Universal Pre-Kindergarten Teacher Training, and as an adjudicator for their Arts Achieve initiative. Carrie is a certified Pilates instructor (Kane School of Core Integration), working to create alignment centered classes for adults (The Living Room, Brooklyn) and continues to strengthen her own teaching by studying kinesiology/anatomy from master teacher, Irene Dowd. As a dancer, Carrie has performed with Community Dance Project (N.Y.) and in her home town of Denver with Louder Than Words Dance Theatre.

 

Gregory Marxen, 2016, B.A. Music After graduating from CSU, I became a substitute music teacher for Poudre School District before finding my job at Aspen View Academy K-8 Charter School in Castle Rock, Colorado. I teach kindergarten through third grade music, in addition to preschool music once a week. I love my job, and have a tremendous enjoyment of music and a passion for my career. After gaining more experience in the field, I plan to go back to school to get a master’s degree and D.M.A. in music education. In my free time, I like watching movies and documentaries, going to the gym, and reading! I also perform in two ensembles: 3rd cornet in the Rocky Mountain Brassworks, and principal horn in the Aurora Symphony.