College Chorale

We are blessed each year with the talents of our Music Scholarship Students from James Madison University. We are happy to have them join our choir and share their many talents with us.  

Ammad Akbari

Birthday: February 8  


Ammad is a Junior Vocal Performance & Music Industry major at JMU.  He is from McLean, Virginia, and participates in JMU's Opera, JMU Chorale, and The Madison Project.

Joel Clemens

Birthday:  June 14


Joel Clemens is a Senior Vocal Performance and Music Industry major from Ashburn, Virginia. He can usually be found watching Netflix in his room, but he also enjoys spending time with family and friends, singing with his choirs and acappella group, and reading. He would like to thank Otterbein for welcoming him with open arms and for allowing him to make music with members of the Harrisonburg community.

Aidan Everett

Birthday:  July 23


Aidan Everett is a Senior Music Industry major from Christiansburg, Virginia. He is a member of JMU's all male a capella group, The Madison Project, and the premier choral group, The Madison Singers.

Leah Finn 


Leah Finn is a Junior Vocal Performance Major at JMU School of Music. Leah is from the Virginia Beach area and has a twin sister named Camryn.  She is a the JMU Opera Theater Assistant and member of the Madison Singers.  

Mary Galvin

Birthday: March 30  


Mary is a Senior Vocal Performance major at JMU. She is from Herndon, Virginia, and lives with her mom and her puppy, Chloe. When not at Otterbein, Mary enjoys performing with her friends, playing ukulele, and spending time with loved ones. She is so happy to be here to make beautiful music at Otterbein!

Ricky Goodwyn, Jr.

Birthday: March 25  


Ricky is a 2017 graduate of Windsor High School in Windsor, Virginia, and the Governor's School for the Arts in Norfolk, Virginia, where he studied voice for three years.  He was awarded the Centennial Scholar Scholarship to study vocal performance.  Ricky competed in the YoungArts competition at the beginning of 2017, where he was named one of eight (from 641 candidates) chosen to participate in a final event for a week in Miami, where he received a scholarship award and bronze medal.  Everything he is grateful for, but he truly knows none would be possible without God.

Camila Maric

Birthday:  September 10


Camila Maric is a vocal performance major at JMU, where she sings in the Madison Singers and Opera Theatre.  In her free time, she enjoys working for WXJM and singing in the Overtones, JMU’s premier

co-ed a-cappella group.

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