CMS Welcomes 2017-2018 Student Interns

Summer 2017 will bring fresh faces and voices to CMS operations.  The executive office will be welcoming two on-site interns to work in Missoula for the summer term, while three remote interns will be working through the summer and/or the academic year on specific CMS projects.


On-Site Interns

Our on-site interns will be taking on the full experience of life in a non-profit arts organization. Their work areas will include CMS Membership, CMS Events, the Directory of Music Faculties, the Music Vacancy List, and a plethora of related projects.

zoe yeshayahu Zoë Yeshayahu is a sophomore Music Business Major at DePauw University. She's the president of the Hillel, a proud member of Kappa Kappa Gamma (Iota Chapter) Fraternity, a member of DePauw's School of Music Dean's Cabinet, and the Jewish Interfaith intern at DePauw. She is looking forward to bringing her global view of her Ecuadorian and Israeli heritage to the CMS summer internship.

Frieda YeungFrieda Yeung is passionate about innovation in higher education and using music as a medium to tell stories. She is writing a thesis on the link between musical temporality and temporality from trauma perspectives. Her hobbies include playing squash, skydiving, and writing. She looks forward to working at the College Music Society.



Remote Interns

Seth CarlsonSeth Carlson is a graduate student at the University of Miami Frost School of Music where he is completing his Master of Music Education degree. Seth is a graduate of Valparaiso University where he studied organ with Lorraine Brugh and John Bernthal. He currently serves as assistant organist to Chelsea Chen at Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. His other interests include the music and life of John Philip Sousa and summertime water skiing in Eagle River, WI.

As Regional Chapter Liaison for the summer and 2017-2018 academic year, Seth will be facilitating administration and communications between the CMS Vice President, the Executive Office and the Regional Chapters.

Vanessa DavisVanessa Davis is thrilled to begin her internship at CMS. She is grateful for the opportunity to learn from the amazing CMS staff and interact with current artist-teachers in all areas of music scholarship. Currently she is a doctoral student in Clarinet Performance at the University of North Texas where she teaches Woodwind Methods.

As College Music Symposium Content Editor for the summer and 2017-2018 academic year, Vanessa will be receiving article submissions, communicating with component editors, publishing articles, and managing the Symposium website.

Caroline SonettCaroline Sonett is a performer, educator, and arts administrator based in Rochester, NY. With her chamber ensemble Trio Alexander, Caroline performs internationally and holds several residencies in higher education institutions. Caroline is a candidate for the Doctoral of Musical Arts degree in Flute Performance and Literature, with a concentration in Arts Administration, at the Eastman School of Music.

As Marketing Strategy Intern for the summer of 2017, Caroline will be collaborating with CMS staff and committees on marketing for CMS Membership and CMS Events.