Carrie will be graduating from SIUE in the Fall of 2016 with a degree in Music Performance focusing on bassoon. She has past experience with all woodwinds, but has specifically played flute for 13 years and bassoon for 9 years. Carrie performs frequently with SIUE Wind Symphony and has played with the University Orchestra. Also, she has traveled with the Illinois Music Ambassadors to England, France, Lichtenstein, Switzerland, Austria, Vienna, and Germany, besides to New Orleans with the SIUE Flute Choir. You may also see her performing piccolo with the E-Band at SIUE’s basketball games either live or on television. In Carrie’s free time she enjoys being on stage in musicals around the area, majority being with the Hard Road Theater in Highland. Besides performing, Carrie has experience teaching large groups of all ages. She has been a camp counselor for SIUE’s Percussion Camp for two years and has taught many classes at her church.