Sage Tichenor is a senior Music Industry and Audio Production major and currently studies with Deanna Little. She transferred from Emporia State University, located in Eastern Kansas. Here, she was a first year scholar and studied with Dr. Catherine Bergman. During her freshman year she participated in the Collegiate Honors Band at the Annual KMEA Conference. In high school she was a member of the Topeka Youth Wind Ensemble for three years. Her senior year, she was chosen as District Alternate Piccolo and also participated in the Washburn University Flute Choir and Kansas State University Honors Ensembles. She has also performed for Church settings. Along with being an active musician, she was 8th for Kansas State Track and Field 5A Pole Vault. Today, she plays in the MTSU Flute Choir and Symphonic bands. In the future, she hopes to record sound for film and studio settings, and also perform around the community.
Allison Centobene is a senior music industry major with a recording industry minor at Middle Tennessee State University. She has studied with Beth Lafrenz, Beverly Vance, and is currently studying with Deanna Little. Throughout high school, Allison was selected to play in ensembles such as the All-State Tennessee 11-12 Band, the All-West Tennessee Blue Band, the University of Memphis Honor Band, and the Memphis ArtsFest All-City Orchestra. She attended the 2013 Governor's School for the Arts, where she was an Honors Recital winner, and was also selected as her high school's concerto competition winner in 2014. During her collegiate career, Allison has played in the MTSU Symphonic Band, the MTSU Wind Ensemble, the MTSU Flute Choir, the MTSU Symphony Orchestra, and a select woodwind quartet, the Azure Winds. With the Azure Winds, Allison has performed in local churches and schools, serving as an ambassador for the school of music. She has also premiered two original works by MTSU composition students. Allison has held the positions of historian and warden in MTSU’s chapter of Delta Omicron International Music Fraternity, has performed on many recitals and been a part of many community service activities affiliated with the chapter.
Jacob Farmer is a flutist based in the Nashville/Middle Tennessee area. As a solo performer and chamber musician, Jacob performs in a variety of settings including solo recitals, weddings, church services, and chamber performances. During his collegiate career, Jacob has participated in Middle Tennessee State University’s Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band, Band of Blue, Symphony Orchestra, Concert Chorale, Flute Choir, and various chamber groups. In high school, Jacob was also selected for the All-West Tennessee Band, the Tennessee All-State Band, and the Tennessee Governor’s School for the Arts. Jacob has also been selected to play in masterclasses for Robert Dick, George Pope, Stephen Preston, and Göran Marcusson. Jacob is the current piccoloist for the Murfreesboro Symphony Orchestra. Jacob is pursuing a degree in Flute Performance and Music Industry at Middle Tennessee State University. He previously studied with Ruth Ann McClain and Jennifer Whitehead and currently studies with Dr. Deanna Little. Jacob has been awarded an MTSU Academic Service Scholarship, an MTSU Music Scholarship, and the Tennessee Lottery Hope Scholarship. As an active performer, Jacob is a member of the Murfreesboro Community Flute Choir, a woodwind quintet, and is part of a flute, clarinet, and oboe trio. He is also a member of Phi Mu Alpha Fraternity and the MTSU School of Music Student Advisory Council. Check out his website at https://jacobfarmerflute.com.