Camp Staff


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Dr. Caroline KyungA Ahn

Artist in Residence and Assistant Professor of Music

Embracing a wide spectrum of musical styles, Dr. Ahn writes music inspired by the natural world. Born in Seoul, Korea, Caroline KyungA Ahn holds degrees from Yonsei University, Eastman School of Music and Indiana University. Her compositions include orchestral, chamber, and theatrical works that have been widely performed in South Korea, the United States, Europe, […]

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David Armstrong

Professional in Residence

David Armstrong has worked in the area of video production and operations since graduating from Anderson University in 1984. He currently is a professional in residence at Anderson University. Armstrong teaches a trio of video production classes and has been honored as director of Candles & Carols with an Emmy® award. He previously served as […]

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Dr. Rebecca Chappell

Professor of Music; Director of Music Business Studies

Dr. Rebecca Chappell is Director of Music Business Studies at Anderson University and teaches clarinet and saxophone.  She is founder and Director of Orangehaus Records, Orangehaus Publishing, and Orangehaus Music Business Camp, a summer music business experience for high school students. She served on the Board of the Music and Entertainment Industry Educators Association (MEIEA) […]

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David Coolidge

David Coolidge

Associate Professor of Musical Theatre; Director of Musical Theatre Program

David Coolidge is the Director of the Musical Theatre Program at Anderson University. He received his MFA in Acting from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, and his BFA in Musical Theatre from the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music. As a professional theatre artist, David toured with Jason Robert Brown in the Broadway National Tour […]

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Todd Edwards

Filmmakers Camp Instructor

Todd Edwards is an instructor at Anderson University Filmmakers Camp.

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Chad Evans

Music Business

Chad Evans has been the Chief Recording Engineer at Gaither Studios in Alexandria, IN since 1994. He has been a professional audio engineer since graduating from Middle Tennessee University in Murfreesboro, TN with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Recording Arts and Sciences in 1989. He has garnered two Grammy awards for his work on […]

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Jason Higgs

Assistant Professor of Visual Communication

Jason Higgs joined the Department of Communication and Design Arts in 2015. He has won an Emmy® award as well as several Telly and Addy awards for his creative direction and storytelling. His teaching draws on his experience in all aspects of design, television, cinema and animation. Contact Professor Higgs: jahiggs@anderson.edu Assistant Professor of Visual […]

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Gert Kumi

Gert Kumi

Assistant Professor of Music; Director of Symphony Orchestra

Albanian native, Gert Kumi has performed as a violin soloist and recitalist across North America, Europe, China, South Korea and Africa.  Gert began playing violin at age eight.  Soon after, he won national recognition as the top prize winner of his country’s music competitions. At age 16, He made his orchestral debut with the Tirana […]

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Jack Lugar

Associate Professor of Cinema & Media Arts

Jack Lugar worked for more than a decade in Los Angeles as a television writer and producer. Jack’s writing credits include the Warner Bros./FOX sitcom “Wanda At Large,” “From the Top” for Family Theater Productions, and several projects for comedian Louie Anderson’s company, Louzell Productions. Most recently, he has been a panelist and/or jury member […]

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Amanda Potaczek

Songwriting

Amanda Potaczek teaches music business at Anderson University and served as lead guitarist, songwriter, and vocalist for the Indianapolis-based band, 1000 Generation (Varietal Records). In 2007, she won “Song of the Year” at GMA in the Rockies at Estes Park, Colo., for the song, “How Big Small Can Be.” Another one of her songs, “Fail […]

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Steven Potaczek

Music business

Steven Potaczek has been in the music industry professionally for the past decade. His band 1000 Generations has toured all over the US, had radio and chart success on Billboard’s Top 40, and garnered prestigious songwriting awards such as the Gospel Music Academy’s “Song of the Year.” He is also an avid music producer for […]

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Fritz Robertson

Dr. Fritz Robertson

Professor of Music; Voice Area Coordinator; Director of Boze Lyric Theatre

A performer of national reputation, Fritz Robertson has appeared with the Bangor Maine Symphony Orchestra, the Lake Placid Sinfonietta, the Bel Canto Chorus & Orchestra of Milwaukee, the Battle Creek Symphony Orchestra, and in our nation’s capital with the National Chamber Orchestra and the Masterworks Chorus and Orchestra. He has often been a featured soloist […]

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Yoonhae Swanson

Cello

Yoonhae K. Swanson, cellist, completed her Bachelor and Master of Music Degree in cello performance at Indiana University, studying under Janos Starker, Tsuyoshi Tsutsumi and Emilio Colon. Earlier studies were with Bong Kim (Yae-Won Arts School in Seoul, Korea), Lee Duckies (principal cellist of the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra), and Eric Wilson (Professor of Cello at […]

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Ray Sylvester

Dr. Ray Sylvester

Associate Professor of Marketing and Personal Branding

Dr. Ray Sylvester is associate professor of marketing and personal branding. He was a senior lecturer and leader of two music business programs at Buckinghamshire New University. He co-wrote the first music business program in Europe in 1996. Ray has presented across both Europe and the US on the topic of personal branding. He is also […]

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Dr. Agnieszka Zick

Piano and Composition Camp Faculty

Agniezka Zick is a member of the Piano/Composition Camp Faculty at Anderson University.

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