The Studio – All Members


Graduate Students

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Becca Eggli
Major: Master in Music Performance and Pedagogy
Hometown: Lander, Wyoming
Hobbies: Drinking coffee, camping, and hiking
Favorite Flutist: Emmanuel Pahud
Favorite Piece of Music: "Lucy Meets Mr. Tumnus" -Harry Gregson-Williams
Favorite Quote: "I am ready to face any challenges that might be foolish enough to face me." -Dwight Schrute
Advice for Incoming Freshmen: Balance your life and figure out your priorities
Favorite thing about OSU: Warm winters

 

Seniors 

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Noelle Campen
Major: Music Performance
Hometown: Peoria, Illinois
Musical Honors: Winner - NFA Collegiate Flute Choir; Performer - Marina Piccinini International Flute Master Classes; Performer - The Consummate Flutist
Hobbies: Reading
Favorite Flutist: Mathieu Dufour
Favorite Piece of Music: Edward Elgar's Enigma Variations, Variation IX (Adagio) "Nimrod"
Favorite Quote: "I've failed over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed." -Michael Jordan
Advice for Incoming Freshmen: Practicing is about quality not quantity.
Favorite thing about OSU: The friendliness and school spirit of everyone on campus


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Vanessa Kwok
Major: Music Education
Hometown: Flemington, New Jersey
Musical Honors: Hunterdon Central Music Theory Award, John Philip Sousa Band Award
Hobbies: I love to try new things, hang out with friends, and take walks through the city.
Favorite Flutist: Emmanuel Pahud

Favorite Piece of Music: Muczynski Flute Sonata
Favorite Quote: “You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You're on your own. And you know what you know. And YOU are the one who'll decide where to go...” ―Dr. Seuss, Oh, the Places You'll Go!

Advice for Incoming Freshmen: Take every opportunity you can. This is a place where you can grow extensively if you take all the tools given to you and apply them in all that you do.
Favorite thing about OSU: The constant support you can receive from your studio and other majors around you


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Carly Prince
Major: Music Performance
Hometown: McKinney, Texas
Musical Honors: Winner - Ladies Music Club Woodwind Division 2015, Alternate - National Flute Association Masterclass Competition 2015, Winner - NFA Collegiate Flute Choir Competition 2014, Finalist - OSU Concerto Competition 2012 and 2014
Hobbies: Reading and Exercising
Favorite Flutist: Emmanuel Pahud
Favorite Piece of Music: Prokofiev Sonata for Flute and Piano
Advice for Incoming Freshmen: Figure out where your passion is and follow it.
Favorite thing about OSU: The support from everyone in the music department and the opportunities available to all music students


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Holly Rosenberg
Major: Music Performance
Hometown: Southlake, Texas
Musical Honors: Alternate - National Flute Association Piccolo Artist Competition 2014; Winner - National Flute Association Piccolo Masterclass Competition 2015; Participant - Jim Walker's "Beyond the Masterclass" with Sarah Jackson from the LA Philharmonic
Hobbies: Meeting new people, watching movies, shopping and keeping up with the latest fashion trends, and going to concerts
Favorite Flutists: Sarah Jackson, Paula Robison, and Jim Walker
Favorite Piece of Music: Rimsky-Korsakov's Scheherazade
Favorite Quote: "People who mind don't matter; people who matter don't mind."
Advice for Incoming Freshmen: Do everything Dr. Broffitt says because she knows what you want out of this life/career, and the steps on how to help you achieve it. She is always right, Jim Walker said so. Start now before you get behind and wish you had started a long time ago.
Favorite thing about OSU: School pride and school traditions


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Thomas Tran
Major: Music Performance
Hometown: Moore, Oklahoma
Musical Honors: Winner - Oklahoma Flute Society Masterclass Competition, Second Prize Winner - Oklahoma Flute Society Outstanding Soloist Competition, The Consummate Flutist Masterclass
Hobbies: Community outreach, reading, spending time with my dachshund Riley
Favorite Flutists: Marina Piccinini and Emmanuel Pahud
Favorite Piece of Music: Claude Debussy's Nocturnes
Favorite Quote: ”Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.” - Vince Lombardi
Advice for Incoming Freshmen: Every skyscraper is built on a strong foundation.
Favorite thing about OSU: We can print for free.


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Laura Wirth
Major: Music Education
Hometown: San Jose, California
Musical Honors: Winner – National Flute Association Collegiate Flute Choir Competition, 2013 and 2014
Hobbies: Cooking, hiking, eating, and Netflix
Favorite Flutist: Emmanuel Pahud, Marina Piccinini, Mathieu Dufour, and Julien Beaudiment
Favorite Piece of Music: Poem for Flute and Piano by Charles Griffes
Advice for Incoming Freshmen: Build a support system filled with both friends and faculty. That way, you will always have someone to reach out to for help.
Favorite thing about OSU: The amazing students and faculty in the music department. OSU is truly a family.

 

Juniors

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Marcos Alvarez
Major: Music Education
Hometown: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Musical Honors: Winner - National Flute Association Collegiate Flute Choir; State Representative - MTNA Oklahoma
Hobbies: Hairstyling
Favorite Flutist: Mathieu Dufour
Favorite Piece of Music: Ibert Flute Concerto
Advice for Incoming Freshmen: Learn how to balance your schedule!
Favorite thing about OSU: The sense of community and family. The faculty, ensembles, school, and Dr. Broffitt are amazing!


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Meagan Stevens
Major: Music Education
Hometown: Edmond, Oklahoma
Musical Honors: National Flute Assiciation Collegiate Flute Choir, Oklahoma Flute Society Collegiate Representative
Hobbies: Reading and spending time with my friends and family
Favorite Flutist: Sir James Galway
Favorite Piece of Music: Chaminade Concertino
Advice for Incoming Freshmen: Get used to practicing!

Favorite thing about OSU: The atmosphere here is really friendly. I can’t even take the elevator without making a new friend!

 

Sophomores

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Tiffany Ray
Major: Music Education
Hometown: Bixby, Oklahoma
Musical Honors: Bixby Education Endowment Foundation Scholarship
Hobbies: Yoga, color guard, and reading
Favorite Flutist: Marcel Moyse
Favorite Piece of Music: Muczynski Sonata
Advice for Incoming Freshmen: Take in every experience that is offered to you at this institution. This is the one time in our lives that we are about to have so much readily information at our finger tips. This is the place you will grow in every aspect of your life.

Favorite thing about OSU: Game days and the constant support from individuals throughout the whole campus

 

Freshmen

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Olivia Jirousek
Major: Music Education
Hometown: Edmond, Oklahoma
Musical Honors: Ladies Music Club of Oklahoma City Woodwind Scholarship Competition Winner, Oklahoma Youth Orchestra Concerto Competition Winner, OKC Symphonic Band Young Artist Competition Winner, Oklahoma Flute Society High School Soloist Competition Winner
Hobbies: Personal fitness and volleyball
Favorite Flutist: Göran Marcusson
Favorite Piece of Music: Dutilleux Sonatine
Favorite Quote: "Music speaks what cannot be expressed, soothes the mind and gives it a rest, heals the heart and makes it whole, flows from heaven to the soul." -Unknown
Advice for Incoming Freshmen: College is one of the few opportunities in life you get a chance completely start over. Don't stress out about how much more you have to do in college compared to high school. The key is to know how to manage your time wisely and stick to it. 

Favorite thing about OSU: OSU Traditions, Orange Friday, and Tapingo


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Caitlyn Molloy
Major: Music Education
Hometown: Stillwater, Oklahoma


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Melissa Rogers
Major: Animal Science/Pre-Vet
Hometown: Purcell, Oklahoma
Musical Honors: Winner of the Oklahoma Flute Society Masterclass Competition
Hobbies: Guitar, rrocheting, and cooking
Favorite Flutist: Gary Schocker
Favorite Piece of Music: Doppler Fantaisie Pastorale Hongroise
Advice for Incoming Freshmen: Don't eat Baja Fresh before marching band.

Favorite thing about OSU: The campus


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Ashley Slosky
Major: Music Education, Flute and Piano
Hometown: Edmond, Oklahoma
Musical Honors: Oklahoma Flute Society Honor Flute Choir
Hobbies: Watching television shows and spending time with my friends
Favorite Flutist: Emmanuel Pahud
Favorite Piece of Music: Maslanka's Give Us This Day
Advice for Incoming Freshmen: Get involved!

Favorite thing about OSU: Game day, school traditions, and the Cowboy Marching Band