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Summer High School

Music Theater CAMP

June 19-25, 2016

DIRECTOR, CAROL WILCOX-JONES

Join the cast and crew of the Muskingum University Summer Music Theatre CAMP for a week of singing, acting, dance, performance, and making friendships
that will last a lifetime!

Meet the Faculty

picture of Carol JonesCarol Wilcox-Jones, Camp Director, is Artist-in Residence and the former Coordinator of Applied Vocal Studies at Muskingum University where she taught voice, vocal methods, and directed the Musical Theatre program.

Carol holds a bachelor degree from the University of Kansas, a Master of Vocal Pedagogy from the Ohio State University, with advanced studies at the Manhattan School of Music in New York City.

Her extensive performance credits include musical theatre appearances in leading roles in Oklahoma, West Side Story, The Music Man, Desert Song, Carousel, The Sound of Music, and many others.  She has performed with the St. Louis MUNY Theatre, the Kansas City Starlight Theatre, Atlanta Theatre of the Stars, as well as leading operatic roles with the Metropolitan Opera in NYC, the Washington Opera at Kennedy Center, the Houston Grand, Miami, Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, and Caracas Operas, among others throughout the United States and Canada.

Ms. Wilcox-Jones has recorded for RCA and CRI, appeared in over 100 recitals, performed on CBS Television and on Broadway and has been a featured soloist with many leading American symphony orchestras.  She is a member of the National Association of Teachers of Singing, the College Music Society, Pi Kappa Lambda National Music Honorary, the American Guild of Musical Artists, and Actor's Equity.

 

picture of Bob JonesRobert Owen Jones, Professor of Music, retired from full-time teaching at Muskingum University in August of 2012.  A graduate of Muskingum, he earned his Master of Science degree from the Juilliard School of Music, and while there, was leading tenor of its opera department.  He has appeared with the opera companies of Cincinnati, Cleveland, Dallas, Kansas City, and Miami, to name only a few, and has been a featured soloist with the Boston Symphony and New York Philharmonic orchestras.  Additional credits include PBS-TV productions, recordings, and other TV appearances.

At Muskingum, Professor of Jones conducted the Concert Choir, Chamber Singers, Choral Society, and Men's Chorus, in addition to teaching applied voice and other classes.  He will continue to be involved in workshops and clinics with solo singers and choirs and will continue as voice instructor and technical assistant with the Summer High School Music Theatre CAMP.

 

picture of Todd Schreiber Todd Schreiber, Guest Director,originally from Ohio City, OH, resides in Lambertville, MI. He holds a bachelor’s degree in music education from Bowling Green State University and a master’s degree from VanderCook College in Chicago and is the K-12 vocal music teacher and theatre director for Whiteford Schools in Ottawa Lake, MI. Todd also serves as guest director of Muskingum University Summer Musical Theater Camp and directed the BGSU Summer Musical Theatre Camp for 13 years. He has also presented musical theatre voice workshops for the Ohio Community Theatre Association State Conference. He has worked extensively throughout northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan as an accompanist, performer, vocal coach, music director and choreographer. He is also a member of the Canterbury Singers USA with which he has sung several choral residencies at cathedrals in England, including St. Paul’s, York Minster, Salisbury, Canterbury, Durham and Ely. His book, Olympic Games for the Music Classroom, was published in 2008 by Shawnee Press. In 2010, Todd directed the 7-8-9 SSA State Honors Choir and was nominated for "Teacher of the Year" in 2011 and won in 2013.

picture of Amy LeacockAmy Leacock, Guest Teacher, graduated from Bowling Green State University with a music education degree.  She is a choral director and accompanist for Upper Arlington High School.  She previously taught in Sylvania, Ohio at Arbor Hills Junior High School and before that in North Canton, Ohio at Pleasant View School for the Arts.  She sang with Moxie Ladies, an International Championship Quartet and now sings with the fourth place International Sweet Adeline Scioto Valley Chorus.  Additionally, she sang jingles and commercials while in Toledo for five years and she is an OMEA adjudicator.

Amy's musical theatre experience includes: stage directing, music directing, choreographer, pit player, pit director, and actress in countless musicals.  She has been a guest director at the Muskingum Music Theatre CAMP since 2007.  She and her husband, Chris, are the proud parents of 8 year-old McKenzie and 3 year-old Ava.