Adrienne (Linge) Applewhite (2009) has been invited to sing with the Houston Opera in
the Heights for the 2011-12 season. Lead roles will be assigned in November. This fall,
Adrienne will begin teaching Music at Sampson Elementary School in the Cypress-
Fairbanks ISD. She and Tim (Accounting 2009) have recently built a home in the area.
Isaac Bray (2009) – Bray is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Opera Performance at
The Boston Conservatory where he studies with Rebecca Folsom. He has performed the
roles of the Father in Hansel and Gretel, Ko-Ko the Lord High Executioner in The Mikado,
and General Boom in The Bremen Town Musicians with Boston Conservatory Opera. He
was chosen to help represent The Boston Conservatory in a new opera works sampler
performance for the national Opera America conference in Boston, which featured him
as the Mayor in The Inspector by John Musto. He recently performed the role of Ram-
baldo in La Rondine for the Martina Arroyo Prelude to Performance Program in New York
City. In the fall, he will sing the role of The Minister of Deification and perform in the
ensemble in the Boston Intermezzo Opera Production of Rocket’s Red Blare.
Alison (Johnson) Crosby (2003) – Alison and Jamey (Psy, 2001) are both teaching at Sam
Houston State. Alison teaches all levels of theory and musicianship (SS/ET), as well as the
elementary methods course for education majors. Jamey is on the graduate faculty of
psychology in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. They live in the Huntsville
area with their three boys, 4, 3, and 6 weeks.
Jamie Dahman (2003) – Jamie graduated in August with his DMA in Vocal Performance
from the University of Michigan. He will begin teaching voice at Moody Bible Institute in
Chicago this fall. He is recently married to Sofiya Petrova in December of 2009 in Bulgaria
and have a daughter, Daniela, born 12/14/11. Jamie completed an MM degree at North-
western in 2005 and a Certificate in Performance in 2007.
Dr. M. L. Daniels (1955) retired in 1993 after teaching music at ACU for 34 years. He has
lived in Austin, TX for the last 18 years, where he writes music and plays golf. He and his
wife, Elaine, attend the Brentwood Oaks Church of Christ where the chorus sings many of
his new compositions. He has 121 published compositions and is the composer-in-
residence of the Williamson County Symphony Orchestra. The orchestra has scheduled
one of his pieces for each of their concerts for the 2011-2012 season. The first concert
will feature his “Mourning Song” for alto sax and full orchestra. It can be heard on his
website at www.mldaniels.com.
James Green (2009) – James just completed his Master’s degree in Music Performance at
Miami University (Ohio) where he has been the GA for the tuba studio as well as assisting
with music appreciation. This coming fall James will pursue his doctoral studies at Ohio
State University where he will serve as Graduate Teaching Associate. James will assist
with the tuba ensemble and teach both minor and major lessons and fill in for the profes-
sor when needed.
Kristin Brown Huggins (2009) – Kristin recently completed her graduate studies at New
England Conservatory and received her Master of Music degree in Vocal Performance.
Her contract with the Handel and Haydn Society was recently renewed for the 2011-12
season. Kristin and Wade Huggins (2010) were recently married on May 28, 2011.
Kasey Wilson Pope (2004) – Kasey and husband Nathan are moving to the Houston area
where Kasey has taken the position of head choir director at Klein Collins High School.