Meet Our Students


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    Sophia Pelekasis


    B.M. - Vocal Performance

    Senator for the Rome School, Vice President of the Byzantine Student Union, Orientation Advisor, Greet tutor

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    Isabel O'Hagan


    B.M. - Vocal Performance

    Member of the CUA Symphony Orchestra

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    Neely Shah

    Vocal Performance, Sophomore, Class of 2024
    School operas, concert choir, Verdi choir( current), Cardinals for Life, on-campus music ministry 
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    Kaitlyn Shifflett


    B.F.A. - Acting

    Dance minor

    Costume Shop worker and fight choreographer for CenterStage

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    Matthew Sie

    B.A. Music (Performance Emphasis), double major History, Junior, Class of 2023
    Spanish, Philosophy, and Theology minors
    Medieval Society Communications Chair
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    Matthew Williams


    B.A. - Drama

    FOCUS, CenterStage, Swimming and Diving Team

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    Angela Wilmot

    D.M.A. - Horn Performance

    Music Theory TA

    Dissertation Bootcamp and CTE Course Design Retreat participant

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    Josie Ziemski


    B.A. - Studio Art, Digital Concentration

    Digital Storytelling and Video Production Certificate

    Videographer, Editor, and Photographer for the Washingtones; On-Commission Graphic Designer for the Vermilion Literary Magazine

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    Carianmax Benitez

    Musical Theatre, Senior, Class of 2022,

    A Residential Advisor and involved with the Student Organization for Latinos and also the Center for Cultural Engagement.

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    James Carpenter

    MATE program, Final semester
    I have performed in 2 drama productions, The War of the Worlds (Fall 2020) and Ada and the Engine (Spring 2021), with CUA's drama department.

    Defense Industry Consultant, Cypress International

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    Farren Christ


    B.M. - Music Education, with a focus in Musical Theater

    Psychology minor

    Resident Assistant, Rome School Ambassador, Marketing Assistant, College Democrats, Campus Ministry

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    Brendan Harper

    M.M. - Dual Concentration in Piano and Conducting

    B.M. in Piano Performance from Catholic U

    Chroal Teaching Assistant and Music Recitals Coordinator

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    Sabatino Scirri

    Graduate Student
    D.M.A.  flute performance, class of 2024
    A.D.  Yale University
    B.M., M.M. SUNY Buffalo
    Recipient: George and Sadie Hyman Foundation Scholarship, NFMC Lucile Parrish Award, NFMC Anne M. Gannett Award, George Wellington Miles Fellow (2007-2009)
    Army Veteran 
    CUA Symphony Orchestra