Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia | Nu Theta | Kennesaw State University

Chapter Officers

Cody Hixon

President

Brooks Payne

Vice President

Brooks Payne currently attends Kennesaw State University pursuing a degree in Music Education. Going on his fourth year, Payne has been a performer in the Men's Ensemble, Wind Ensemble, Wind Symphony, Symphony Orchestra, Jazz Big Band II, Jazz Combos, and KSU Opera. Currently studying percussion with John Lawless, Payne plays around the Atlanta metropolitan area and teaches at Campbell High School in Cobb County.

Andrew Niehoff

Secretary

Andrew Niehoff, born 1995, began his musical career by studying piano at age seven, later picking up composition in high school. He is currently pursuing a Bachelor of the Arts degree in Music Composition at Kennesaw State University along with the Joel A. Katz Music and Entertainment Business Certificate. He is currently studying with Dr. Laurence Sherr and has studied with Steven Dancz and Jennifer Mitchell for composition. He has written for many different types of ensembles and mediums, from solo and large ensemble works to music for film and video games. He has had performances across the USA, including Georgia, Indiana, and California.

Daniel McNabb

Treasurer

A graduate from Gordon Lee High School's class of 2014, Daniel McNabb marches sousaphone in the Marching Owl Band at Kennesaw State University. McNabb currently studies Marketing in the Coles College of Business. Being an avid member of both ensembles and Phi Mu Alpha, Daniel McNabb helps push Nu Theta toward its goal of becoming one of the best chapters in the nation.

Michael Ollman

Fraternity Education Officer

Eric Ramos

Warden

Caleb Stack

Music Director

Caleb Stack is a junior studying Music Education from Savannah, Georgia. Caleb is dedicated to the cause of advancing music in America and is a vocal proponent for music in education. Caleb hopes to be a teacher and use music to teach his students lessons that apply both in and out of the classroom.

Andrew Pellom

Ritual Director

Andrew Pellom was initiated into the Nu Theta chapter in Fall 2015 as part of the xi class. He graduated with high honors from Southeast Whitfield High School in 2014 and was a recipient of the John Phillip Sousa Band Award. Pellom currently is pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Communication at KSU and is also a Music Minor. Pellom is one of the sousaphone section leaders for the KSU Marching Owls as well as a founding member of the Nu Mu Chapter of Kappa Kappa Psi.

Mason Upshaw

Alumni Relations Officer

Tim Settineri

Chapter Alumni Mentor

Tim Settineri became a member of Kennesaw's Nu Theta chapter of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia in Fall of 2011. He graduated with a Bachelors degree in Music Education. In the fraternity, Settineri has held the office of President, Vice President, Alumni Relations Officer and the province office of Collegiate Province Representative for Province 33. Tim Settineri is currently a member of the Atlanta Area Alumni Association.

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